Join us after the performances by Bizhiki Culture & Dance Company, Nathan and Julie Gunn, and the UI Symphony Orchestra for a free Global Transfer Afterglow concert by Cheick Hamala Diabate and his ensemble at Stage 5.
Diabate leads a six-member ensemble in the tradition of his West African griot roots, merged with a wide range of musical styles he has embraced in the United States. A virtuoso of the traditional griot instrument n’goni, Diabate unites this animal-skin-covered string instrument with its American descendent, the banjo—along with the guitar and numerous other instruments played by the ensemble—to create a lively, joyous musical experience sure to have you moving to the beat!
Pop-up Library: September 20
Come explore the Music and Performing Arts Library’s extensive collections in the lobby of Krannert Center! The Pop-up Library will offer items from its collection related to performances on September 20, 2019, for you to browse and borrow.
Please bring your University i-Card or Courtesy Card to check out materials. Applications for University Courtesy Cards will also be available.
The Pop-up Library will be open from approximately 6:30pm to 9:30pm.
Music and Performing Arts Library
The Music and Performing Arts Library is one of the largest public performing arts libraries in the world. It is home to books, scores, recordings, and play scripts related to music, theatre, and dance.
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