NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Washington Square Park

Back to Event List

Washington Square Park Music Festival: Music of East Africa

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Music of East Africa featuring Nepo Soteri, guitarist, singer and composer who survived the Rwandan civil war. His music is directly influenced by the raw rhythms and stylized sounds unique to such African countries as Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, from which spring the roots of American jazz. Preceding the concert in the afternoon, will be a children’s interactive rhythm workshop with African musicians.

*In case of rain: Will be held at St. Joseph’s Church.

Location

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
371 6th Avenue
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Washington Square Park

Contact Number

(212) 252-3621

Categories

Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Additional Media

Directions to Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park Weather

  • Fri
    Patchy Fog then Partly Sunny
    63°F
  • Sat
    Rain Likely and Patchy Fog
    60°F
  • Sun
    Sunny
    46°F
  • Mon
    Partly Sunny
    51°F

7-day forecast

Was this information helpful?