Sat., July 20: Gballoi (The Prophet Band)
Gballoi is a traveling ensemble from Ghana with three decades of experience in the field of West African music and dance. Hailing from Accra, a city on the coast of Ghana known worldwide for its rich, intricate, and notoriously difficult musical traditions, Gballoi's mission is to promote Ghanaian culture in the United States and across the world. Gballois four core members perform on bells, hand drums, shakers and flutes.
Sat. August 17: Robanic
Robanic is a four-member ensemble that plays a wide and colorful range of Caribbean music including old-school reggae, traditional rock-steady, ska, calypso, contemporary lovers rock, as well as the hottest new dance-hall sound from Jamaica.
Sat., Sept 14: Taina Asili Trio
Taina Asili will perform in 3-piece ensemble with performing Afro-Latin, reggae and rock.
This project is made possible with funds from the Decolonization Program, a regrant program of The NYS Council of the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS legislature and administered by The Arts Center of the Capital Region.