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World Music Day: Sounds of the World
August 31, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - September 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm$25
Join The Center as we celebrate the power of music on a global scale!
Sounds of the World is our first ever, world music festival scheduled for Saturday, August 20th!
We will explore various cultures through unique experience, powerful demonstrations and hands-on musical encounters.
Performing artists include:
- Fourth Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra: Funk/Jazz/Jewish Klezmier
- Emory Gamelan Ensemble: Indonesian traditional percussion
- Alex Gordon Hi-Fi: Jazz/World music
- Tito Gato: Latin Jazz
- Atlanta Taiko Project: Japanese percussion
These artists will perform at The Center throughout the day and culminate in a full concert by Atlanta Taiko Project at 6 PM!
Tentative Schedule of the Day
|12:00-12:30 PM||Word Music DJ Set|
|12:30-2:00 PM||4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra|
|2:00-2:30 PM||Atlanta Taiko Project demonstration|
|2:30-3:00 PM||World Music DJ Set|
|3:00-4:00 PM||Tito Gato|
|4:00-5:00 PM||Emory Gamelan Ensemble demonstration|
|4:00-5:00 PM||Alex Gordon Hi-Fi|
|5:30 PM||Museum galleries close|
|5:00-6:00 PM||Emory Gamelan Ensemble performance|
|6:00-7:30 PM||Atlanta Taiko Project performance|