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Washington Square Park Music Festival: Music of East Africa

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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

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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
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Garibaldi Plaza in Washington Square Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Washington Square Park

Contact Number

(212) 252-3621

Categories

Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

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NYC Parks is currently undergoing a thorough inspection of all trees in Washington Square Park. The last inspection occurred roughly two years ago and immediate hazards were identified and resolved. As of August 8, our Manhattan Forestry unit will be pruning approximately 270 trees over several days. Additionally, there will be one removal of a 32-inch pin oak with root rot in the northwest section of the park to ensure public safety.

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