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Drum Beat Parade (part of Artes de Cuba)

Saturday, May 12, 2018 2:00 PM

ARTES DE CUBA: From the Island to the World

FREE, no tickets required. Three exciting bands from Cuba, New York, and the D.C. metro area perform in a boisterous display of sonic unity in the Kennedy Center’s Grand Foyer. 

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Drum Beat Parade
FREE, no tickets required

Three exciting bands from Cuba, New York, and the D.C. metro area perform in a boisterous display of sonic unity in the Kennedy Center’s Grand Foyer! Orquesta Miguel Faílde (Matanzas, Cuba), the First Panamanian Marching Band of Maryland, and the Brooklyn United Marching Band (New York) bring the rhythm of the drums in this interactive family parade that highlights the African roots of drumming in Cuba, and the unique ways that these roots are expressed in drumming rhythms and styles in other parts of the world.