‘Music Beyond Borders’ brings back free lunch concerts to Morristown, starting June 24

music beyond borders poster 2014Music Beyond Borders returns for its fifth summer on the Morristown Green, starting on June 24, 2014.

Every other Tuesday, free lunchtime concerts will celebrate the music and dance of South America, Africa, eastern Europe or Ireland.  The joint presentation of the Mayo Performing Arts Center and Morris Arts looks like this:

 

June 24: South American Music with Eco Del Sur.

Eco Del Sur

Eco Del Sur

July 8: African Global Arts and Iwa L’ewa Heritage Dance Ensemble.

African Global Arts

African Global Arts

July 22: The Klez Dispensers.

The Klez Dispensers

The Klez Dispensers

August 5: The Peter Smith School of Irish Dance.

The Peter Smith School of Irish Dance

The Peter Smith School of Irish Dance

 

PAST COVERAGE OF MUSIC BEYOND BORDERS

 

Here is the announcement from MPAC and Morris Arts:

MUSIC BEYOND BORDERS:

World Music and Dance come to the Morristown Green

The Mayo Performing Arts Center and Morris Arts present their fifth annual Music Beyond Borders free summer outdoor lunchtime concert series on the Morristown Green, featuring music and dance from South America, Africa, eastern Europe and Ireland.

The series begins June 24, 2014, and runs every other Tuesday through Aug. 5. Programs start at 12:30 pm.

Each Music Beyond Borders program will feature a performance of world music and/or dance reflecting the diverse culture and population of the area.

Brown bag a meal, stop by while walking your dog, take a lunch break from work or bring friends to experience a world music- and dance celebration while getting to know your neighbors. The world is literally at your doorstep!

(Our special thanks to Morristown United Methodist Church for graciously providing the rain site for the series).

“We hope that people will enjoy our wonderful free lunchtime outdoor concerts that celebrate the rich cultural diversity of the area,” said Allison Larena, President and CEO of the Mayo Performing Arts Center.

Tom Werder, executive director of Morris Arts, adds: “It’s exciting to collaborate with the Mayo Center on this special series and to bring performing arts from around the world to the center of Morristown.”



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