JUST ANNOUNCED: Sun Ra Arkestra to perform at North Beach Bandshell with special guest Morikeba Kouyate April 7
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the festival, Community Arts and Culture will present the Sun Ra Arkestra, musical torch-bearers for the late, great big-band keyboard innovator. The Arkestra carry on the traditions set by the cosmic philosopher born Herman Poole Blount, complete with full costumes and the songbook from Saturn. Special guest: Morikeba Kouyate. Holiday-priced tickets are now available online by clicking here.
Road to Afro Roots Palm Beach
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the festival, Community Arts & Culture will present 20 events from January through June of 2018. For the first time ever, the festival will spread its reach throughout South Florida, from as far north as the Town of Jupiter in Palm Beach County, all the way down to the southernmost city of Key West in Monroe County.
The festival will feature more than 50 international and local acts from all over the world, beginning with Haiti’s Sanba Zao Friday, January 26, and Cuba’s Cortadito plus Miami’s Nag Champayons on Saturday, January 27 – with all three acts slated to perform at Guanabanas Island Restaurant & Bar in Jupiter, FL.
More information is coming soon – follow the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #ARWMF20.