When: Sun., April 7, 3 p.m. 2019
Celebrate traditional music and dance from around the world with this family-friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West African, Indian, and Brazilian music, directed by Andrew McGraw. Enjoy dance performances by local and visiting ensembles and stay after the show to interact with instruments, including the gamelan and drums. Join the University of Richmond Department of Music, Eighth Blackbird and Danny Clay for the Richmond Playbook, a day of play including games, an instrument petting zoo and food trucks. The collection of music and movement-related game pieces was developed in collaboration with Eighth Blackbird, students at the University of Richmond and students from Richmond and Henrico County public schools. The event is part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts.