Berklee’s West African Drum and Dance Ensemble
Berklee's West African Drum and Dance Ensemble

BOSTON -- "Homeland Security: Celebrating Contemporary and Traditional African Music and Dance at Berklee" will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, at 8:15 p.m. at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave.

This show will feature several African musicians from Berklee and the music that inspired them growing up in their homelands. They will share their rich music along with some of their personal experiences and vibrant dance. The concert will feature students from Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa who are studying at the college on scholarships, as well as students from the U.S.

The performance is dedicated to Linda Mason and Roger Brown in honor of their humanitarian work in Africa and continued support of Africa's musical community.

Admission is $8 in advance, and $12 day of show, and can be purchased at the Berklee Performance Center box office or at www.berklee.edu/bpc. For information, call 617-747-2261.