Music Beyond Borders 2017 Welcomes You!
Mayo Performing Arts Center and Morris Arts team up to present the 8th annual Music Beyond Borders free lunchtime summer world music concert series on the Morristown Green.
Four concerts will take place between June 27 and August 8. Concerts begin at 12:30 and last approximately one hour.
Each Music Beyond Borders concert will feature a performance of world music reflecting the diverse culture and population of the area. Brown bag a meal, stop by while walking your dog and experience a world music celebration while getting to know your neighbors.
In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors at the United Methodist Church located at 50 S Park Pl, Morristown, NJ 07960.
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|June 27, 2017: Brian Conway/Irish Fiddle Music
Irish (and other) eyes will be smiling at the music of All-Ireland fiddling champion Brian Conway. Considered one of the best Irish sligo style fiddlers, Conway has performed widely and recorded to critical acclaim. He will be accompanied by guitarist John Walsh.
|July 11, 2017: Redhawk Native American Arts Council/Dance Troupe
Enjoy the fascinating dances, lavish costumes and music by Native American performers drawn from throughout North/South/Central America, the Caribbean and Polynesia. With drums, beads, feathers, intricate steps and swirling shawls, historical and contemporary Native American culture comes to life.
|July 25, 2017: Féraba: West African dance, drumming and tap dancing
Explore the universal language of rhythm with this unique, award-winning multi-ethnic group. Féraba fuses traditional sounds and movements of West Africa with American tap dance, hip-hop and jazz, and has performed on international radio/TV, at Lincoln Center, Town Hall, throughout USA, Europe and West Africa.
|August 8, 2017: Music from China Trio
Featuring virtuoso musicians hailed by the NY Times and Washington Post, the trio performs traditional and contemporary Chinese music, highlighting the 2 string fiddle (erhu), hammered dulcimer (yangqin) and the 21 stringed zither (zheng). They have performed with major symphony orchestras, chamber groups and such jazz greats as Ornette Coleman.