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Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars: African Music Night // San Rafael

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars: African Music Night // San Rafael

African Music Night:

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

Performs at the Osher Marin JCC’s 24th Annual Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival

Saturday, July 9, 2016 @ 7:00pm

 

SIERRA LEONE’S REFUGEE ALL STARS return to Osher Marin JCC’s Summer Nights’ family-friendly outdoor music, festivals on July 9, 2016 in San Rafael.

The first of 5 Summer Saturday nights of live music, dinners, cocktails, picnics, dancing, a Kid Zone, and more will begin on Saturday July 9th with one of  Africa’s most recognized and inspirational bands.   After a 10 year adventure that has taken them from the squalor of refugee camps to the world’s biggest stages, SLRAS’s continue to spread good will though out the world with their music.  With fans across the globe, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars’ music embodies and radiates joy, passion and love for their fellow man, and is a living testament to the resilience of the human spirit.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars return by popular demand. Come out for a night of joyous, inspirational African music & dancing. The evening’s festivities will start off with a pre-concert African dance class that will show you simple steps to keep you up and moving throughout the night.

“…a world-music stew of traditional West African melody, reggae and rhythmic folk — first raises their own spirits, then those of their neighbors…” – New York Times

SLRAS: VIDEO 

 

Tickets:

-General Admission: $25 advance/ $30 day of /Kids 17 & under FREE.

-Subscribe to the festival – Save and gain early access to field.

-Reserve a Picnic table for 8 or Cabaret tables for 4

-Group discounts available.

Seating: Picnic ground, chairs, or reserved tables for parties of 4 or 8.

 

Timing:

-6:00pm- VIP, table & Subscriber entry.

-6:15pm- General Admission Entry

-6:40pm- African dance Class

-7:00pm- Concert begins

All performances are over before 10:00pm

 

More:

Kids Zone Host: The JCC Summer Camp will host a hands on project for little ones in the Kid Zone.

Food: Picnic or purchase delicious a delicious dinner from Big Jim’s BBQ on-site.

Beverages: No alcohol or glass is allowed to be brought in, but is available for purchase.

 

About Summer Nights

Ideal for families and all generations, the venue is set against the beautiful hills of Marin and within a secluded, self-contained, safe, park-like environment that is expansive, open and yet accessible only through the JCC.

Subscribe to all 5 concerts for best pricing, early entrance and 5 times the fun!

 

2016 Summer Nights Festival  7/9 –African Music Night:  Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – African Dance Lesson – Big Jim’s BBQ  7/16 –Gypsy Rock:  Diego’s Umbrella – ‘Til Dawn opens – The Plant Organic Cafe  7/23 –Calif. JamGrass:  Tea Leaf Green –Cello Joe opens – Toast Novato  7/30 –Latin BIG Band:  Pacific Mambo Orchestra – Mambo Dance Lesson – El Huarache Loco  8/9 – Afro-Colombian:  La Misa Negra – Latin Dance Lesson – El Huarache Loco

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Bolt ~ 415.444.8081~ lbolt@marinjcc.org

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July 09 2016

Details

Date: July 9, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: $20 – $25
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Venue

Osher Marin JCC

200 N. San Pedro Road
San Rafael, CA United States

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