Drumfolk
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Drumfolk NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Great staging, Ambitious, Resonant, Clever

About the Show

From hambone to hip-hop, an extraordinary ensemble of dancers, drummers and musicians takes us from West Africa to Washington, D.C., to reveal the hidden histories and resounding rhythms that transformed America.

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657 Reviews | 101 Followers
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Masterful, Great staging, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you want to see a part of African American heritage done with both drums, dance and singing with great staging and lighting. Powerful!

Don't see it if you do not like shows concerning slavery and rebellion. You have very young children. Read more

37 Reviews | 11 Followers
100
Riveting, Great staging, Intense, Relevant, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy seeing great performers, excellent drumming, rhythm and dancing celebrating African American history and heritage.

Don't see it if you don't like rhythmical music, song and dance and don't want to be reminded of the African American heritage we all share today.

5 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Resonant, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if you want to learn anything about Black diasporic rhythm traditions and, specifically, the Stono Rebellion

Don't see it if you are sensitive to loud sounds

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
March 2nd, 2020

"The Body Is Also a Percussive Instrument: In 'Drumfolk,' Step Afrika! performs dances rooted in African-American history. “They took the drums away, but they could not stop the beat!”
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