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Orchestra Gold Activities

Orchestra Gold + Strike Iron @ Starry Plough

So excited to announce that we have a show with Afrobeat band Strike Iron. We’ll play at Starry Plough. Come release some pressure and get down. You will groove. :~)…
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Orchestra Gold / Joseph’s Bones @ Ashkenaz

Two of Bay Area’s most phenomenal ensembles of top-notch musicians bring the vintage vibes of Africa and the African Diaspora in one evening. Orchestra Gold: Led by the ferocious Mariam…
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Analog AfroSoul from Mali @ Moe’s Alley in Santa Cruz

Hey Santa Cruz! Join Orchestra GOLD for a very special voyage through time and space to the funky, analog, psychedelic vibes of 60’s era West Africa. Led by the talented…
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Roots Dance from Ségou, Mali – MARIAM DIAKITÉ

OLDSTYLE MALI DANCE FROM SEGOU - MARIAM DIAKITÉ Mon. July 2 // Mon. July 9 // Mon. July 16 Bandaloop Studios   In this 3 course series, you will…
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Mariam Diakité brings roots Mali to Oakland with a focus on the OLDEST of Mali’s folkloric song and dance! “Madama”, is above all, uniquely interested in mining the depths of…
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Cultural Preservation

The true centerpieces of these compositions are folkloric songs, often told in parable, some of which have origins dating back hundreds of years. These songs contain valuable, inspirational, and wisdom-filled…
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