Sean Blackman's In Transit Afro Brazilian Concert Performance
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Detroit, MI
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Sean Blackman's In Transit Afro Brazilian Concert Performance
Award-winning world music performer Sean Blackman and ensemble will take concert goers on a musical journey from West African to the shores of Brazil and beyond, featuring a dynamic mix of Brazilian classics and original compositions including traditional African songs, ballads, bossa nova, high-life Afro-sambas, dancing, and more. Ensemble musicians include Pathe Jassi (Senegal), Detroit's own Wendell Harrison, Nanny Assis, renowned Afro Brazilian percussionist and vocalist from Bahia, Brazil, and Ibrahima "Thiokho" Diagne, master drummer from Senegal and percussionist for Grammy award-winning artist, Angelique Kidjo. Attendees receive complimentary admission to the "Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil" exhibit which will be open both before and after the performance.

Tickets are $30 each or $20 each for museum members, and can be purchased at the museum, online at TheWright.org, or by phone at (800) 838-3006.

Doors open at 6 pm; cash bar. For more information call (313) 494-5800.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (View)
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
United States


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Music > World

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm | Sunday 1 - 5 pm %u2022 315 East Warren Avenue | Detroit, MI 48201 | (313) 494-5800
Admission: Adults (13 - 61) $8 | Seniors (62 ) $5 | Youth (3 - 12) $5 | Members and children under 3 are admitted free

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