Youssouf Koumbassa & Namory Keita Coming to Portland, ME!

Still buzzing from an amazing day of Guinean drum & dance yesterday, I am thrilled to announce that master Guinean artist, Youssouf Koumbassa, will be returning to Portland, Maine on a mini New England tour and teaching class here on Thursday, October 31st, accompanied by master djembefola, Namory Keita!!

Please help me to spread the word!

Youssouf teaching in Guinea, 2012

Youssouf teaching in Guinea, 2012

Namory in Guinea, West Africa

Namory in Guinea, West Africa

Join us at Maine Ballroom Dance Studio for an exciting night of dancing and drumming!

* Thursday, Oct 31st 2013 *  7:30pm *  $15-$20 sliding scale * Please pre-register a.s.a.p. & reserve your spot by contacting Marita Kennedy-Castro *

*Youssouf will be in New England for 4 days in a row and for 2 consecutive weekends!*

Wednesday October 30th ~ Brattleboro, VT, 7-8:30pm @ Brattleboro Stone Church:

Thursday October 31st ~ Portland, ME 7:30-9pm @ Maine Ballroom Dance Studio:

Friday November 1st ~ Kittery, ME 7-8:30pm @ The Dance Hall: Seacoast West African Dance & Drum

Saturday November 2nd ~ Cambridge, MA @ The Dance Complex (details TBA)

$15-$20 sliding scale for all Locations

The following weekend catch Youssouf and many, many more talented artists from Guinea at JEH KULU’S ANNUAL WEST AFRICAN DANCE & DRUM FESTIVAL in Burlington, VT! Pre-registration is open. Join the fun!

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