Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Sidy Maiga and Afrimanding

SIDY MAIGA AND AFRIMANDING

Rhode Island’s very own Master of Rhythm! In the hands of master drummer Sidy Maiga the djembe does not just beat—it sings, shouts, whispers, laughs, cries, and electrifies.
Singer Kiran Ahluwalia

Kiran Ahluwalia

KIRAN AHLUWALIA

A modern exponent of the great vocal traditions of India and Pakistan, her original compositions embody the essence of Indian music while embracing influences from Malian and Western blues, rock, R & B and nuances of jazz.
A group of crazy looking creatures

BIG NAZO CREATURE CREW

BIG NAZO CREATURE CREW

Join Alien Go-Go Dancers, mischievous Cycloptic Astro-Trolls, Rowdy Robots and a cast of bizarre and unusual Creature Characters as they rock out with Mutant Musicians in a variety of mask & puppet performance styles.
Musicians from Jazz at Lincoln Center seated with their instruments

Jazz at Lincoln Center

JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER
with FirstWorks Arts Learning

As the newest installment of their multi-year partnership with FirstWorks, this year’s Jazz and Civil Rights residency focuses on Jazz as an instrument of Social Change, and concludes with a public performance and Second Line march to the PVDFest parade.