About This Event
Special guest appearances by Grammy Award-winning reggae artist Roy \"Gramps\' Morgan & the legendary Marcial Griffiths, & former Third World percussionist Grammy-nominated Willie Stewart highlight this year\'s Rhythms of Africa concert. Hosted by Mayor Wayne Messam. The power of percussion! African/Caribbean rhythms of Reggae, Blues, Soca, Samba, Ska, Dance Hall, Calypso, Latin, NOLA jazz, Funk, Pop, Afro-Beats & more in an array of sight & sounds that have astonished & delighted audiences as diverse as the earth itself. Willie Stewart leads Everglades High School students & 20 other professional international artists & dancers in an epic, pulsating performance to bring you out of your seat up on your feet! The event supports Embrace Music Foundation, a Broward-based non-profit whose mission is \"to restore, preserve, & fortify the impact of music -- education, appreciation, & performance -- in schools & communities, & to amplify its role in the development of children & families.\"