All Ages, World, Latin, & Reggae, Dance-Participatory

African - Julia Chigamba & Chinyakare

When: Sat., Jan. 28, 9 p.m. 2017

Chinyakare uses its colorful performances for “creating community through music and dance.” The ensemble boasts a collection of diverse and experienced musicians from both Africa and the U.S. under the direction of Zimbabwean dancer and musician Julia Tsitsi Chigamba, who started the group when she moved to Oakland in 2001. True to its name, “deep traditional,” Chinyakare represents traditional music and dance from Shona, Ndebele, and other tribal groups from around Zimbabwe. Link to event on Ashkenaz site: Band Website: Facebook Event:

Price: $15

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