The Burnurwurbskek Singers will be opening up Saturday's musical performances at the 2019 Green Woods Roots & Culture Revival at beautiful Thomas Beach & Campground in Brunswick, ME. This annual festival features world class headliners and the best in New England reggae, roots, rock and ska.
Tickets can be purchased online . Check out the full lineup, directions, camping info and more at www.greenwoodsreggae.com
"Music of Our Common Earth" - Percussionists across cultures exchange musical commentary about our shared environment. Featuring the Burnurwurbskek Singers of the Penobscot Nation performing original and traditional pieces, and percussionists Tim Feeney, Ayano Kataoka, Eduardo Leandro, Doug Perkins performing John Luther Adams’ Three Drum Quartets from Earth and Great Weather
The event is open to the public free of charge.
The Maine Native American Summer Market provides a rare opportunity to purchase museum-quality crafts directly from Maine’s finest Wabanaki artists, nationally recognized and honored for their role in the preservation of important traditions. A wide selection of crafts are offered for a range of prices from a few dollars to several hundred dollars (cash/personal check accepted by all artists). Rain or shine. Free admission.
BBQ dinner plates will be for sale to the public (while supplies last).
More than 40 members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac and Maliseet tribes will demonstrate traditional Wabanaki art forms including basketmaking, stone carving, bark etching, beadwork and jewelry, in addition to featured performances of Storytelling by Geo Neptune, drumming, singing, dancing and storytelling by the Burnurwurbskek Singers and Dancers from the Penobscot Nation. This is the southernmost gathering of Wabanaki artists in the state of Maine. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn about and experience first-hand Maine’s Native American culture.
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