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Timbuktu Grooves Festival: Djandjoba

October 1, 2023 · 4:00 pm5:00 pm · Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium

Photo of a woman with a beaded head dress.

Djandjoba or “The Big Gathering” is the final performance of the Timbuktu Grooves Festival celebrating the vibrant sounds and rhythms of the African continent and its diaspora. This concerts transports listeners spiritually to West Africa by the calming sound of the kora, an ancient 21-sring African harp, with a duet performed by master griots Wassa Kouyate from Mali and Flatie Dembele from Burkina Faso. The program will also highlight contemporary African music played by SÖ Percussion, Dafra Kura band from Burkina Faso, and the Princeton University Afrobeat Ensemble.

Tickets: $15 General | $5 Student

Passport to the Arts Eligible

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