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Little Roots Around The World Concert
November 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$8 – $15
Join hosts Amanda “Panda” Parkhurst and Dustin LeVasseur as they lead families on an international musical adventure. Little Roots Around The World on Sunday, November 11th 1pm-3pm, will make stops in South Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, exploring different cultures through music, dance and drumming.
Featured performers include Amos Libby an educator and accomplished oud player, who will share stories, songs and drumming from South Asia and the Middle East; Geraud Ngolo (withJake Hoffman) doing Congolese Rumba and Pop with French and Italian influences; and Ylli Brekofca, a singer and accordion player performing Albanian folk music.
Amanda “Panda” Parkhurst is a veteran children’s entertainer and the Director of the Little Roots Program at 317 Main Community Music Center based in Yarmouth. Dustin LeVasseur is a music educator and percussionist, who runs pop-up singalongs around southern Maine when he’s not in the classroom or on stage.
The Little Roots Around The World concert comes with an exciting opportunity to raise scholarship funds for the Little Roots Program. Proceeds from the concert will be matched, thanks to a generous grant from the Leonard C. and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation. Watchthis video to learn more about the program.
Tickets (Adults/$15, under 12/$8, Under 3/free) may be purchased online or at the door. One Longfellow Square is located at 181 State Street Portland.
No passport required. All that’s needed is a sense of adventure and a desire to have fun!