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Mount Baker World Music Festival – Hangucha Garinagu

Jun 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Incredible musicians from around the world share live music, with proceeds helping supporting education in the Mt. Baker foothills communities.

Hangucha Garinagu: A unique opportunity to experience a dynamic, inspired, and enlightening performance with music and dance of the fascinating Garifuna culture a mix of the indigenous people of the Caribbean, and Africans that resisted slavery in the 1600s. Their own language, own cuisine, dance, culture.

Artistic Director, Ricardo Guity, who began his career at age 10 as a prodigy to the renowned Master Drummer, Babatunde Olatunji, is accomplished in a wide array of musical genres, from the Latino styles of salsa, merengue, and cumbia, to pop, rock, reggae, and the blues. A key player in developing Punta Rock, an internationally acclaimed contemporized version of Garifuna rhythms; he has worked along side many other greats such as Youssou N’Dour, Ibrahima Camara, Celia Cruz, and more.

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Date:
Jun 21, 2014
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

East Whatcom Regional Resource Center
8251 Kendall Road
Maple Falls, WA United States
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