African Folk Music and Rastafarian Dub Concert at the Getty! Using indigenous instrumentation and language, African folk music and Rastafarian dub are explored by Samite and Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus. Traditional beats meet contemporary styles with Hormel, Hodges and Holstrum and DJs Haul and Mason.
Musical themes of spirituality, family, and nature are the songs' focus. Traditional beats meet contemporary styles with DJs Haul & Mason, while session players and frontmen Hormel, Hodges & Holstrum combine 60s Brazilian and 70s Afro-Cuban pop.
The event is part of the Artful Weekends series at the Getty Center.
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Date: Saturday, July 17, 2004
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Getty Center Courtyard and Garden Terrace
The J. Paul Getty Center
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Cost: Free and open to the public; no reservations are required.
Parking is available for $5. The Getty Center is located off the 405 Freeway. Take the Getty Center Drive exit and follow the signs to the entrance. Metro Bus #761 also stops at the entrance.
J. Paul Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive
Tel: 310-440-7300; the TYY line for callers who are hearing impaired is 310-440-7305
Sponsor(s): The J. Paul Getty Center. Information on non-JSCASC events posted at the request of the sender and does not reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies Center personnel.