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Moussa Traore

Kulu Mele live on stage!

Malian composer/musician Moussa Traore is Kulu Mele’s guest artist for “From Mali to America,” Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble’s all-new show, premiering Sunday, October 15, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. the Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts in Philly.  Join Kulu Mele for spectacular African dance and drumming, hip hop and spoken word, in this family-friendly performance at the beautiful, comfortable, new, state of the art Kurtz Center.  Ample free parking on site.  Order tickets online or buy at the door. Doors open one hour prior to show time.

Children’s classes begin Sunday, Sept. 10!

Omo Kulu Mele African dance and drumming classes for children ages 5 to 18 begin Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the Community Loft, 4529 Germantown Ave., 3rd Floor (above Diadem Hair Salon).  African dance and drumming classes will be offered.  Class times are 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 5 to 9 and 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. for children ages 9 and up.  Call Kulu Mele executive director David Harrison at (917) 238-0756 (cell/office) or email him at for more information and to enroll your children.  Register in advance or arrive one hour prior to class time(s) to register on site.  Please allow extra time to find parking (on street).  


Kulu Mele performs at Jacob's Pillow.
Highlights from Celebrating Senegal, the all-new show that Kulu Mele premiered at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia, during November, 2015
Hip hop encore at Jacob's Pillow.
Omo Kulu Mele children's show, June 6, 2015
Kulu Mele performance as part of the Pope's visit to Philadelphia, September 26, 2015
Kulu Mele performance as part of the Come Together Dance Festival in Philadelphia, July, 2015
Kulu Mele dancer Tekeytha Fullwood sings as well as she dances -- check out her new music video!

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