Sidy Maiga and AfrimandingSidy Maiga and Afrimanding

Originally from Mali, this Rhode Island-based musician has traveled the world drumming and teaching. He combines the best of West African percussion traditions with the modern rhythms of the Caribbean and hip-hop. Sidy’s band, Afrimanding features musicians and dancers from Africa and the African diaspora, including Cuba, Mali, Senegal, Saint Croix, and beyond. Wear your dancing shoes to witness one of Rhode Island’s musical treasures! (Also look for Sidy performing with Boston’s Debo Band, and leading a community drum circle in Burnside Park!)

Email – smaiga@berklee.edu