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Batalá New York drum performance

Free drumming performance on the barge!

Sunday, June 2nd from 2:30-3:00pm

Batalá New York is the premier all-women, Black-led, percussion ensemble, activating partnerships, community building, and cultural awareness, bringing high-energy performances to the people of New York City through an engaging blend of cultural education and joyous entertainment.

Batalá New York is one of approximately four Batalá groups that are all women and women-led. Their music, instruments and costumes are primarily from Salvador da Bahia in the northeast of Brazil.


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