Music
The Krudas Cubensi  concert and conference will discuss the contributions and challenges of queer movements, Afroveganism and Black Feminism in the lives of Black communities in the U.S., the Caribbean and South America. The conference will be followed by a facilitated conversation between the audience and the members of the panel in which a nurtured debate is expected on themes of systemic oppression and strategies of resistance.

October 18, 2018
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Translator and professor emeritus Roberto Marquez shares gems from his literary works and saxophonist Mtali Banda brings his energetic ensemble ready to perform music from their latest album Rites of Passage.  Mtali Banda– excitement through sound with saxophonist & his ensemble The Oneness Project

October 18, 2018
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

The Department of Music & Dance presents a faculty concert titled "Chamber Masterworks," featuring Elizabeth Chang, violin; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Edward Arron, cello and Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

October 18, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The New York master percussionist Warren Smithin a rare performance with saxophonist and flutist Andrew Lamb. 

October 19, 2018
7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Each year, the non-stop musical extravaganza known as Multiband Pops attracts a sell-out audience from around the region.

October 19, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the MassACDA choirs along with UMass Chamber Choir and Chorale, conducted by Dr. Stephen Paparo.

October 20, 2018
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Enjoy a UMass talent showcase during Family Weekend featuring student acapella groups, dance teams, and solo acts.

October 20, 2018
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Jazz Lab Ensemble, with Brian Martin and Owen Ross, directors.

October 23, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

“Siggi Dimanche,” gives new voice to cultural curiosity with an emphasis on the tremendous contributions of distinguished scholars, artists, writers, musicians, and filmmakers representing Francophone Africa and its French speaking African Diaspora.

October 25, 2018
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

New Africa House

Darius Jones is an extraordinarily gifted alto saxophonist and composer. Darius Jones is an extraordinarily gifted alto saxophonist and composer. Soul-power is at his foundation; forward-looking expression always at the core. 

October 25, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

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