Grades K-3 MTA: THE LAND OF YANGALELE
Legendary Congolese guitarist/vocalist Siama Matuzungidi and vocalist Dallas Johnson will share the sounds of soukous music (aka “the sound of happiness”) – a joyful music style from central Africa that one can hear on dance floors around the world. During this vibrant, interactive show, children will learn how to sing in Kikongo, Lingala and Swahili languages, how to yodel Congolese-style and how to use the call-and-response format of the Mbaka people.
Rhiannon Giddens is an American artist of folk and traditional music, played on fiddle and banjo. Francesco Turrisi is an Italian pianist and percussionist well-versed in jazz, early...
EMERGE FEST // Opener Free Event Tank and The Bangas were formed in 2011 at an open mic set in New Orleans, centered at a shot gun...
EMERGE FEST // Headliner Established in Birmingham, Ala., The Brook & The Bluff is a four-man band that has been traveling and recording music since late 2016. The...
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