Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

Five musicians pose in fancy dress in front of a large mossy tree

Ranky Tanky

RANKY TANKY
Gullah music from the Carolina coast

The soulful songs of the Gullah culture are brought to life by this band of native South Carolinians who mix the low country traditions with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk, and R&B.
Saodat Ismailova

Qyrq Qyz Panel Talk

PANEL TALK: THE INSPIRATION OF TRADITION – CENTRAL ASIAN COOL

Welcome the Aga Khan Music Initiative artists of Qyrq Qyz/Forty Girls with a community dinner and panel exploring the expression of traditional storytelling and music through the representation of powerful female mythology in the Muslim world.

PVDFest.com

IT’S COMING! PVDFEST 2017

Live music, dance, food, and visual art installations transform the city in a four-day, multi-arts take-over of public spaces, parks, and outdoor stages in the heart of Providence, Rhode Island. FIND OUT MORE

PVDFest FirstWorks Plaza Stage Sidy Maiga

FIRSTWORKS PLAZA STAGE SURPRISE!

To cap Saturday evening’s celebration on the FirstWorks Plaza Stage, Sidy Maiga & AfriManding will be joined by special guest and Grammy-Award winner Oumou Sangaré. Find out more…