Upcoming Performances

2020

POSTPONED
Saturday, March 14, 7:00 pm
The Makanda Project featuring Ricky Ford
New compositions/arrangements by Ricky Ford based on poems by Langston Hughes
Reading by Askia Toure
Live painting sponsored by MassArt’s sparc! the ArtMobile
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury MA
free concert

POSTPONED
Saturday, April 25, 7:00 pm
The Makanda Project with Dancers
Choreography by Mickey Davidson
Dance by Mickey Davidson and Co.
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury MA
free concert

Saturday, August 15, 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm
(rain date: Sunday, August 16, same time)
Facebook live (www.facebook.com/makanda-project)
The Makanda Project “Concert for Mimi”
Honoring Mimi Jones, longtime Roxbury and Civil Rights activist, important part of the Makanda Project family

Saturday, September 19, 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm
(rain date: Sunday, September 20, same time)
Pandemic concert in Nubian Square #3
Reservations required
Also streaming on Facebook live (www.facebook.com/makanda-project)

Saturday, October 10, 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm                                                                            Pandemic concert in Nubian Square #4                                                                                        Reservations required                                                                                                                      Also streaming on Facebook live (www.facebook.com/makanda-project)

To request access services for concerts, call 617-750-3842 or email jsnjk@verizon.net

PAST EVENTS – 2019

Saturday, January 26, 7:30 pm
The Makanda Project featuring Michael Gregory Jackson
Gateway City Arts
92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA
Presented by Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares

Saturday, March 2, 7:00 to 9:30 pm
The Makanda Project with special guest Marty Ehrlich
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA
Free concert

Thursday, March 28, 8:00 pm
The Makanda Project Multiple Percussion Edition
featuring Yoron Israel, Warren Smith, and Thurman Barker
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA
Tickets available on line or at the door
$10 in advance / $15 day of show

Saturday, April 20, 7:00 to 9:30 pm
The Makanda Project with special guest Chico Freeman
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA
Free concert

Saturday, July 13, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
The Makanda Project summer concert
First Church in Roxbury
10 Putnam Street
Free concert

Saturday, August 10, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
The Makanda Project summer concert
“Remembering Ndikho Xaba
With special guests Plunky Branch and Askia Toure
(See reflections about Ndikho Xaba in “Posts” section of this site)
First Church in Roxbury
10 Putnam Street
Live painting sponsored by MassArt’s sparc! the ArtMobile
Free concert

Saturday, August 17, 12:30 to 3:00 pm
Commonwealth Housing Development
35 Fidelis Way, Brighton
Free concert

Saturday, September 14, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
The Makanda Project summer concert
First Church in Roxbury
10 Putnam Street
Free concert

Saturday, September 28, 7:00 to 9:30 pm
The Makanda Project with special guest Craig Harris
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA
Free concert

Friday, October 18, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Harlem Jazz Series
Greater Calvary Baptist Church
55 West 124th Street, New York, NY
Tickets $20

Saturday, November 2, 7:00 to 9:30 pm
The Makanda Project with special guest Jay Hoggard
Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA
Free concert

Thursday, November 21, 1:00 to 2:30 pm
The Makanda Project featuring Chico Freeman
Performing the Chico Freeman songbook
Bunker Hill Community College auditorium
250 Rutherford Ave, Charlestown MA, room A-300
Free concert

Sunday, November 24, 7:00 pm
The Makanda Project featuring Chico Freeman
Performing the Chico Freeman songbook
Arlington High School auditorium
869 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA
Presented by Arlington Jazz Festival
$20 general admission / $10 seniors / students free
Click here for advance ticket purchase

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