Gansango at 2019 Summer Reading Program in Puget Sound Libraries

This summer Gansango offers a series of two-person “African Showcase” performances and “African Beats” Workshops at Western Washington libraries in July and August. See schedule of dates, times and locations below (will be updated in April 2019):

African Beats Workshop: Come shake, rattle and roll with two African teaching artists who will engage participants in learning basic West African rhythms with hands-on use of drums, bells, shakers and clapping. This interactive workshop will entertain and educate for all ages.

African Showcase Performance: Travel to Africa for the day! Teaching artists from Gansango Music & Dance Company perform music and dance from West Africa. This interactive performance will entertain and educate, blending contemporary and traditional dance with drumming, song and audience participation.


Summer calendar will be updated in April 2019.

African Showcase

Friday July 19, 2019
11am Silverdale

Silverdale Waterfront Park
3337 NW Byron St
Silverdale, WA 98383

2:30 pm Manchester
Manchester Branch
Hosted at Qaqad Park
2399 Colchester Dr E
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Wednesday July 31, 2019
2:30 pm
Timberland Lacey Library
500 College St SE
Lacey, WA 98503