2011 // "The New Generation Jam in Congo Square"

June 12th, 2011

Sunday June 12th, 2011, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
“The New Generation Jam in Congo Square”

Positive Vibrations Foundation and the Congo Square Foundation present “The New Generation Jam in Congo Square” in partnership with the Golden Feather. Youth organizations, Mardi Gras Indian organizations, artists, parents, and the general public are invited to join the Jam this Sunday. Luther Gray will lead the drum circle and give an educational presentation on the history, beats, rhythms, and traditions of Congo Square. People are encouraged to bring drums, instruments, their voices, and smiles. A limited number of drums will be provided for the event.

More on the event:

Congo Square Foundation was founded in 1989 by Luther Gray and seeks to bring cultural activities and drumming back to the historic Congo Square in New Orleans. In 1994, the foundation was successful in registering Congo Square on the National Register of Historic Places.

Read more about:  2011 Fellows  Big Chief Al Doucette  Luther Gray

Summer Arts through Culture Program: a cultural fellowship grant
for teen musicians.