Gansango at 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 August. See schedule of dates, times and locations below:

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.


African Beats Workshop

Capital Hill Library

425 Harvard Ave E.

Seattle, WA  98102

Tuesday, August 14 at 10:30
African Beats Workshop

Northgate Library

10548 5th Ave NE

Seattle, WA 98125

Tuesday, August 14 at 6 pm
African Showcase

Crossroads Community Center

16000 NE 10th St.

Bellevue, WA 98008

Thursday, August 16th at 11 am


African Showcase

Lake City Library

12501 28th Ave NE

Seattle, WA 98125

Tuesday, August 21 at 6pm
African dance workshop

Cottage Lake Park

18801 NE Woodinville Duvall Road

Woodinville, WA  98072

Thursday, August 23 at 10:30 am
African Showcase

Greenwood Park

8905 Fremont Ave N

Seattle, WA  98103

Thursday, August 23 at 2pm
African Showcase

New Holly Library

Family Fun Fest

7058 32nd Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
Saturday, August 25 at 12:30 pm