Mutabaruka's Concert History

Mutabaruka (born Allan Hope, 26 December 1952, Rae Town, Jamaica) is a dub poet. His name comes from the Rwandan language and translates as "one who is always victorious." His 1983 release "Check It" was released on Chicago blues label Alligator Records. In 2008, Mutabaruka was featured as part of the Jamaica episode of the television program Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. As a young man employed by Jamaican Telephone Company Ltd, he became interested in the Rastafari movement and converted from Catholicism while still a teenager. His outspoken statements on theology have generated controversy even among Rastafarians, and he has...

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Jul 23, 2009 –
Jul 26, 2009
Calgary Folk Music Festival 2009  
Iron & Wine / The Decemberists / Michael Franti & Spearhead / Gomez / Arrested Development / Mavis Staples / Glen Campbell / Kid Koala / Loreena McKennitt / Hayes Carll / Mirah / Chad VanGaalen / Akron/Family / Esthero / The Acorn / Alejandro Escovedo / Jolie Holland / Ray Wylie Hubbard / Emily Wells / Sarah Harmer / The Deep Dark Woods / Apostle of Hustle / Bellowhead / Mekons / Corey Harris / The Persuasions / Michael Bernard Fitzgerald / Dick Gaughan / Amelia Curran / Pacifika / Bell Orchestre / Justin Rutledge / Good Lovelies / Steven Page / Mutabaruka / Lee Harvey Osmond / ferron / Dry Branch Fire Squad / Steve Dawson / Umalali / Darol Anger / Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara / labess / The Tom Fun Orchestra / Vishtèn / Mark Berube and The Patriotic Few / The Sojourners / Phil Wiggins / The Ramblin' Ambassadors / The Ebony Hillbillies / Jay Crocker / Papagroove / Nancy White / Kat Danser / Jah Youssouf / Jason Wilson / Myrol / The Woodchopper's Association / Tarhana
Prince's Island Park Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jul 17, 2009 –
Jul 19, 2009
Vancouver Folk Festival 2009
Iron & Wine / The Proclaimers / Arrested Development / Mavis Staples / Great Lake Swimmers / The Weakerthans / Dan Mangan / Basia Bulat / Joe Pug / Jonathan Edwards / Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band / Bellowhead / Corey Harris / Paperboys / HAPA / Los de Abajo / cheryl wheeler / Dick Gaughan / patty larkin / Steven Page / Mutabaruka / Rock Plaza Central / Darol Anger / Umalali / James Keelaghan / Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara / Geoff Berner / Tony McManus / labess / Matt Anderson / The Breakmen / Veda Hille / Vishtèn / Mark Berube and The Patriotic Few / Shari Ulrich / Eliana Cuevas / Mr Something Something / Kate Reid / The Ebony Hillbillies / Lester Quitzau / Roy Forbes / Women In Docs / Blue Voodoo / Liza Garza / Bop Ensemble / Joël Fafard / CaneFire / Jamyang Yeshi / Sara Rénélik / Tarhana / IDY OULO / Anne Loree / Darol Anger & Mike Marshall & Väsen / Suzie Vinnick and Rick Fines / Jorge Miguel Flamenco / FITO GARCIA / d'bi.young
Jericho Beach Park Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998   RFK Stadium Washington, D.C., United States
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998  
Red Hot Chili Peppers / Radiohead / Pearl Jam / Moby / Dave Matthews Band / A Tribe Called Quest / Portishead / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / Wyclef Jean / Pulp / Beastie Boys / The Wallflowers / Blues Traveler / KRS-One / Spiritualized / R.E.M. / Cornershop / Sonic Youth / Jungle Brothers / Luscious Jackson / Asian Dub Foundation / Sean Lennon / Money Mark / Puressence / . / Mutabaruka / Closer / DJ Andy Smith / Herbie Hancock And The Headhunters / Chaksam-pa / Bokomolech / Live the Band
Unknown venue Washington, D.C., United States
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998  
Sonic Youth / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Moby / A Tribe Called Quest / KRS-One / Dave Matthews Band / R.E.M. / Blues Traveler / The Wallflowers / Spiritualized / Live / Radiohead / Pulp / Beastie Boys / Portishead / Money Mark / Luscious Jackson / Sean Lennon / Asian Dub Foundation / Mutabaruka / DJ Andy Smith / Puressence / Bokomolech / Pearl Jam / Jungle Brothers / Closer / Herbie Hancock And The Headhunters / Chaksam-pa / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / Wyclef Jean / Cornershop
RFK Stadium Washington, D.C., United States
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998   RFK Stadium Washington, D.C., United States
Jun 13, 1998 –
Jun 14, 1998
Tibetan Freedom Festival 1998  
Sonic Youth / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Moby / A Tribe Called Quest / KRS-One / Dave Matthews Band / R.E.M. / Blues Traveler / The Wallflowers / Spiritualized / Radiohead / Pulp / Beastie Boys / Portishead / wyclef jean / Money Mark / Luscious Jackson / Sean Lennon / cornershop / Asian Dub Foundation / Mutabaruka / DJ Andy Smith / Puressence / Bokomolech / Pearl Jam / Jungle Brothers / . / Closer / Herbie Hancock And The Headhunters / Chaksam-pa / Live the Band / Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Unknown venue Washington, D.C., United States
Oct 20, 1995 Mutabaruka Smith Center Ballroom -PSU Portland, Oregon, United States
Jul 18, 1993 Lollapalooza 3       JFK Stadium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 13, 1993 –
Jul 13, 1993
Lollapalooza 1993   Unknown venue Stanhope, New Jersey, United States
Jun 29, 1993 –
Jun 29, 1993
Lollapalooza 1993  
Scrawl / Tool / Rage Against The Machine / Luscious Jackson / Dinosaur Jr. / Lighter Shade of Brown / Fishbone / Primus / The Goats / Sebadoh / The Coctails / Mosquito / Unrest / Tsunami / Karl Hendricks Trio / Arrested Development / Glue / Hurl / Front 242 / Eggs / Cell / Girls Against Boys / Genitorturers / Truly / Thurston Moore / Mutabaruka / Mercury Rev / Royal Trux / Babes in Toyland / Free Kitten / Alice In Chains
St. Paul Civic Center Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Jun 29, 1993 –
Jun 29, 1993
Lollapalooza 1993  
Primus / Dinosaur Jr. / Tool / Thurston Moore / Fishbone / Sebadoh / Royal Trux / Luscious Jackson / Girls Against Boys / Babes in Toyland / Genitorturers / Alice In Chains / Cell / Unrest / Mercury Rev / Mosquito / Free Kitten / Tsunami / Mutabaruka / The Coctails / Scrawl / Truly / Eggs / Lighter Shade of Brown / Glue / Karl Hendricks Trio / Hurl / The Goats / Front 242 / Arrested Development / Rage Against The Machine
St. Paul Civic Center Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Jun 28, 1993 –
Jun 28, 1993
Lollapalooza 1993  
Primus / Dinosaur Jr. / Tool / Thurston Moore / Fishbone / Sebadoh / Royal Trux / Luscious Jackson / Girls Against Boys / Babes in Toyland / Alice In Chains / Unrest / Mercury Rev / Mosquito / Free Kitten / Tsunami / Mutabaruka / The Coctails / Scrawl / Truly / Eggs / Lighter Shade of Brown / Glue / Karl Hendricks Trio / Hurl / The Goats / Front 242 / Arrested Development / Rage Against The Machine / Cell Genitorturers
Iowa State Fairgrounds Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Oct 30, 1989 Mutabaruka / The Mighty Diamonds 13-13 Club Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Oct 04, 1985 Mutabaruka UCD Coffee House Davis, California, United States

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Concerts Per Year:
2009 2 concerts
1998 5 concerts
1995 1 concert
1993 5 concerts
1989 1 concert
1985 1 concert
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