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GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM: Cameron Blake with Samuel Nalangira

August 22, 2019, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

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GRAM on the Green is back and better than ever! The annual outdoor summer concert series returns for its 11th season with a lineup of seven performances from some of the best local and regional acts. Make the most of your summer evenings and join GRAM for Thursday nights filled with FREE outdoor live music, dancing, food trucks, and a cash bar. Come for the music, and stay for the art, as the Museum is also open late for Meijer Free Thursday Nights!

Event Schedule:
Samuel Nalangira: 6-7 p.m.
Cameron Blake: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

About Cameron Blake:
Michigan-born Cameron Blake is most passionate about engaging with the parts of us that are fragile and vulnerable. He began composing and playing the violin at the age of twelve; a talent that would eventually culminate in a Master’s Degree from the Peabody Institute of Music in Baltimore. He taught himself piano and guitar, quickly immersed himself in the Baltimore music scene and took his individual brand of chamber folk on the road. The album has earned praise from the likes of The Huffington Post, No Depression and Paste in the US and was released throughout Europe on the Netherlands based record label Continental Song City in 2018. cameronblakemusic.com

About Samuel Nalangira:
A native of Uganda, East Africa; Samuel Nalangirla is a folk/world musician, dancer and choreographer who has been performing since his childhood and teaching since the age of 15. He has toured across Europe, United States, Canada and Asia performing and leading workshops in schools, universities, festivals and community centers. He is a multi instrumentalist and a master at many traditional instruments including the Adungu from northern Uganda, Akogo from Eastern Uganda, Endingidi, percussion and Ngoni. samuelnalangira.com

Performances are held outdoors on the Museum Terrace and will take place rain or shine. For more information, please contact pr@artmuseumgr.org or 616.831.2917

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