Week of September 29 2019

  • September 29, 2019 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
    Channing Murray Foundation
    Ngoma Expressions offers African Dance Classes by Titianna Ammons every Sunday from 5-6:30 pm at Channing Murray Foundation in Urbana. Two or more rhythms from the western region of Africa are...
  • September 30, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Room 0300, School of Music Building
    The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music offers community members the opportunity to learn and play traditional Balinese Gamelan music under the direction of I Ketut Gede Asnawa, a master gamelan...
  • September 30, 2019 - 7:30pm
    Music Building Auditorium
    Sean Gaskell features traditional songs on the Kora, a 21 string harp that he learned how to play throughout the course of multiple visits to its homeland in Gambia, West Africa. Gaskell has studied...
  • October 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
    KCPA, Tryon Festival Theatre
    Isango came to life in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2000—the creation of director Mark Dornford-May and music director Pauline Malefane, who draw artists from surrounding townships to reimagine the...
  • October 3, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
    Community Center for the Arts (C4A)
    Our African music specialist, Jean René Balekita, will teach drumming repertoire from central and Western Africa, giving instruction is synchronized interlocking drum patterns and djembe drumming...
  • October 5, 2019 - 4:00pm - 9:30pm
    Lincoln Square Mall
    Local blues dance organization, BluesCENTRAL is delighted to present Fallin’ Into Blues, a blues dance festival with live music in the heart of Downtown Urbana! This free festival invites the...
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