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August 2019

Market in the Valley International Day

August 18, 2019
7800 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, MN 55427 MN United States
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Open Streets Franklin Ave

August 25, 2019
MN United States
Free
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September 2019

BrassZilla CD Release Party

September 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Hook and Ladder, 3010 Minnehaha
Minneapolis, MN 55406 United States
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$10
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November 2019

African Tea Hour

November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sencha Tea House, 2601 Hennepin Ave S
Minneapolis, MN United States
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Free
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Last Saturdays at Pimento

November 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Pimento, 2524 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, 55404 United States
Free
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January 2020

College Workshops: Echoes of Africa in Traditional Instruments

January 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A series of workshops for music students at the University of Illinois School of Music.

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Elementary School Workshops: The Magic of Mozambican Music and Stories

January 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A series of performances in Champaign-Urbana, IL at Stratton Elementary and Westview Elementary school.

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Winter Weekend at the Iron Post

January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Iron Post, 120 S Race St
Urbana, IL 61801 United States
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$30

This event is part of the Folk and Roots Festival in downtown Urbana. Stop by the Iron Post for music from a series of great musicians. $30 per wristband to enter the festival area. - 5 - 7pm: Dennis Stroughmatt and Friends (Creole & Cajun from Southern Illinois) - 7:30 - 9: Nyttu Chongo and Jason Finkelman (World/Mozambique: St Paul, MN & CU Local) - 9:30 - 11: Swing Chevron (Gypsy Jazz and Swing from Milwaukee)

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February 2020

An Introduction to the Traditional Rhythms, Sounds, and Instruments of Mozambique

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Spurlock Museum, 600 S, Gregory Street
Urbana, IL 61801 United States
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Free

Mozambican musician Nyttu Chongo presents the workshop “An Introduction to the Traditional Rhythms, Sounds, and Instruments of Mozambique.”Chongo is an African storyteller’s musician who believes that the past lives on, in, and through music. African music played on traditionally-designed instruments is an important continuation of ancient values, knowledge, and culture that must be shared— just like a river cannot reject what flows in from its headwaters. Chongo invites audience members of all backgrounds to join with him in celebrating and…

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Echoes of Africa: Music from Mozambique

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Spurlock Museum, 600 S, Gregory Street
Urbana, IL 61801 United States
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Free

The Spurlock Museum welcomes Nyttu Chongo for a concert of music from Mozambique. This event highlights traditional instruments such as the timbila, m’bira, inanga, xitende, xizambi, xipendani, djembe, xigovia, and kankubwe. The concert is free and all are invited. Chongo is an African storyteller’s musician who believes that the past lives on, in,and through music. African music played on traditionally- designed instruments is an important continuation of ancient values, knowledge, and culture that must be shared—just like a river cannot…

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