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First Friday: West African Fusion with Sidy Maïga & Yacouba Diabaté

June 2 @ 6:00 pm

Join us at 6 p.m. for the listening hour featuring internationally renowned djembefola Sidy Maiga and köra player Yacouba Diabaté. After the listening hour, experience learning some drum beats from the djembe master himself, alongside other curious learners of drums that he’ll provide (limited number available – early ticket buyers get first pick).

Attendees will also be able to enjoy a cocktail social and will have full access to all museum galleries until 9 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for non-members and $10 for members.


New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, MA United States
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