January 2020 archive

Thione Diop Powerfully Expressive Djembe Drumming

BUY TICKETS $5.00 Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11:00AM  Google  iCalendar The Forum1119 8th Ave (Entrance off Seneca St.) Seattle, Washington 98101 Google Maps Directions Doors at 10:30AM. Our Saturday Family Concert series continues with a performance by the legendary percussionist Thione Diop. His powerfully expressive Djembe drumming evokes the heart of the instrument as a traditional cultural …

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Cheikh Lô and Thione Diop

Friday, January 17, 2020, 7:30PM The Great Hall 1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue) Seattle, WA 98101 Doors at 6:30PM. Instruments like the sabar and the djembe occupy a place of critical importance in Senegalese musical culture—and Senegalese musicians like Cheikh Lô and Thione Diop embody the spirit of African music that’s alive and …

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