Fall Concert Series: Yacouba Sissoko

Master kora player Yacouba Sissoko plays a set of songs that journey from the royal courts of the 13th Century Mande empire to the present soul and rhythm of his newfound home in Harlem. Sissoko will play traditional Malian folk songs and new instrumental compositions from his recently released solo album Siya. Sissoko hails from Mali, a country deeply steeped in music tradition. Sissoko’s approachability, combined with his mastery of the instrument and strong vocals will leave you lifted and inspired.

All concerts are FREE and refreshments are provided for your
enjoyment. Free & secure parking available.

Contact Information
  1. 908-354-6060
Sat, September 22
2:00 pm — 3:00 pm
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Master kora player Yacouba Sissoko plays a set of songs that journey from the royal courts of the 13th Century Mande empire to the present soul and rhythm of his newfound home in Harlem. Sissoko will play traditional Malian folk songs and new instrumental compositions from his recently released solo album Siya. Sissoko hails from Mali, a country deeply steeped in music tradition. Sissoko’s ...

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Reminder to Roselle Seniors - Roselle Fire Department to Host 21st Annual Senior Brunch

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ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Fire Department will be serving up breakfast to all Roselle senior citizens this Saturday, October 20, when they host their 21st Annual Senior Brunch.

The event will take place at St. Joe's cafeteria located at 150 E. 3rd Ave. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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