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Spirit of Africa Festival Fundraiser

We are doing this fundraiser to help pay the musicians and to help cover the cost of putting the festival together in Dakar Senegal this year. Usually the Spirit of Africa happens in Seattle at the Seattle Center. Due to the coronavirus this year’s festival was cancelled. Since Thione is in Senegal during this time, …

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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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DRUMMING * FASHION SHOW * DANCING Saturday, December 14 at 8PM-11PM Rumba Notes 5041 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 $15

Live Drumming and African Dance

Thione Diop and Friends Saturday, September 21, 2019 2PM-4PM Wa Na Wari 911 24th Ave, Seattle, WA FREE

Percussion In The Park 2019

Featuring Thione Diop and Guest Instructors Learn West African Drumming and Dancing! Every Sunday June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21 Pratt Park ~ 2-5PM 800 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98144 FREE! (All levels Welcome!)