Sep
9
11:00 am11:00

Northeast Ghana All-Stars @ Drum Boogie Fest

Sept. 9, 2017 | Northeast Ghana All-Stars @ Drum Boogie Festival. Woodstock, NY. For the 2017 Drum Boogie Fest, we’re organizing the premier Ghanaian drummers and dancers in the northeastern US for an exciting performance of dances representing Ghana’s various musical traditions — Ewe, Ashanti, Dagomba, and Ga. The performance will feature Ashanti royal drummer and Tufts/Wesleyan professor Attah Poku, hand drumming expert Francis Akotuah, renowned Ewe dancer Koblavi Victor, Ahenema Cultural Troupe members Gloria Nyame and Yaw Kusi, Brandeis professor Ben Paulding, and more. http://www.drumboogiefestival.com/


Jun
28
10:00 pm22:00

Air Congo @ Toad

June 28, 2017 | Air Congo @ Toad. Cambridge, MA. 10pm-1am. https://www.facebook.com/events/360044337727084/

Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

Fafali @ Brandeis University

April 28, 2017 | Fafali @ Brandeis. Waltham, MA. Fafali concert, featuring guest artists Attah Poku, Koblavi Dogah, and the Rebelle Dance Troupe. https://www.facebook.com/events/1681407685219903/

Apr
22
10:00 pm22:00

Air Congo @ Toad

April 22, 2017 | Air Congo @ Toad. Cambridge, MA. https://www.facebook.com/events/212579205900811/

Jan
27
4:30 pm16:30

Fafali @ 'DEIS Impact Kickoff Party

Brandeis University | 415 South Street Waltham, MA 02453

Fafali will collaborate with Ken Field and his Spirit Band to perform Ghanaian brass band music to kickoff the new semester at Brandeis.

www.brandeis.edu

 

Jan
22
7:00 pm19:00

Agbekor Society @ Berklee

Berklee College of Music | 921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

"Hosted in collaboration with MusicXChange and Bridge the Gap, this is the final event of the MusicXChange Ghana project. This performance will be a multidisciplinary event featuring music, dance, and traditional Ghanaian culture artists such as the Agbekor Society, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Faculty Band, Woman of the World, Boston Conservatory Dancers Group, and Berklee's African Ensembles. Join us for a special night of music, drumming, and dancing that features musical performances, video projection, and a short presentation about music therapy in Ghana. Traditional food will be served" (Berklee.com)

https://www.berklee.edu/events/akwaaba-celebration-ghanaian-music?ss=203791

Apr
23
7:00 pm19:00

Fafali @ Brandeis University

Brandeis University | 415 South Street Waltham, MA 02453

Fafali: Music and Dance from Ghana, will perform Kinka, Borborbor, and Adowa. Guest performance by the Agbekor Drum and Dance Society.

www.brandeis.edu

Apr
17
8:00 pm20:00

Kiniwe @ Tufts University

Tufts University 20 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA, 02155

End of semester concert for ADDS and Kiniwe, directed by Attah Poku. Concert will highlight Ashanti repertoire including Sikyi and Kete, and will feature visiting artist Nani Agbeli.

www.agbekorsociety.org

Nov
15
1:00 pm13:00

Grooversity Festival @ East Somerville Community School

East Somerville Community School 115 Pearl St, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

Percussion festival organized by the amazing Brazillian drummer and Grooversity founder, Marcus Santos. Description of event below:

> Ghanaian Kete rhythms from percussion to drumset with Ben Paulding, featuring master Ashanti drummer Emmanuel Attah Poku
> Drumset workshop with Sergio Bellotti. In Rhythm We Trust. Bring your singing and clapping attitude!
> Composing on the drum set by 8 year old prodigy Gino Figliola
> World Percussion Ensembles from the Somerville, Massachusetts Public Schools. 7th and 8th Grade
> Bloco AfroBrazil
> SheBoom 
> Body percussion with Bas Janssen and African drumming techniques taught by world class performers and educators!
> Drum circle with Marcus Santos

www.grooversity.com

 

Nov
1
Nov 2

Kete @ Bronx, NYC

Private Function Bronx, New York City, New York

Playing Kete and Fontomfrom at the memorial service for the late Nswumankwahemma, Queen Mother of the traditional priests of the Ashanti Region.