Live MLK Day Performance: Mamadou West African Band

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 12:30pm
Additional performances at 1:00, 2:10 and 2:40 pm.
Ages: 
0-3, 3-5, 5 and up, All Ages
Location: 
The Common

Mamadou DiopCelebrate the lives and leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela with music and dance!

Winner of the 2011 Boston Music Award for International Artist of the Year, Mamadou Diop and his band MAMADOU are known for their eclectic blend of exotic rhythms and powerful percussion jams! Weaving together diverse musical traditions with the powerful rhythms of West Africa, the unique and high energy music of MAMADOU sets feet and spirits dancing. The band performs original music based on authentic African rhythms and arrangements, composed by Mamadou Diop of Dakar, Sénégal.

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