Old Tucson will host Playing For Unity In Diversity, an Independent Music Festival, on Saturday, March 17, 2012 in the Grand Palace Hotel & Saloon. This musical event aims to promote peace through dance and music, bring people together, and encourage networking and relationships. What better way to bring people together than through the Arts!
The program includes performances in folk, blues, rock, flamenco, Native American, Latin American music and more… The scheduled lineup includes:
- NGOMA ZA KONGO – Original, authentic drumming and dance group (CONGO)
- GABRIEL AYALA – Native American Classical Guitarist
- DOMINGO DEGRAZIA – Spanish Guitar, Flamenco Music
- NASIM MAANI – Singer, Songwriter
- ROBERT GILLIES – Singer, Songwriter
- PLANET DJEMBE
- THE DARRELL ELMER RODGERS TRIO
- ALAN JAMES – Folk; Musical Storyteller
- BOB WOLDIN and JEFF McCULLOUGH – Pop, Rock, Blues
- JEFF McCULLOUGH– Pop, Rock, Blues
- KRISTIN BARNES– Gospel
- DEZ DINERO – Hip Hop, Rock, Reggae
The program may be subject to change without notice.
A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Arts for All, a non-profit organization providing accessible education, training, and experience in the Arts to children, particularly those with special needs. The Playing For Unity In Diversity music festival is produced by Real People for a Real World.
Admission to the Playing For Unity In Diversity Music Festival is included with Old Tucson general admission of $16.95 for adults and $10.95 for children (ages 4-11). Old Tucson admission tickets are available at the gate or online at www.OldTucson.com. Ask for Old Tucson’s Special Arizona Resident Discount available at the gate only: buy one regular adult admission and get a second admission of equal or lesser value free. Proof of residency required. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
DIRECTIONS: OLD TUCSON is located at 201 S Kinney Rd. From I-10, exit Speedwy Blvd and head west following the signs (please note that this route requires traversing Gates Pass). From I-19, exit Ajo Way and head west following signs to Kinney Rd and Old Tucson.
For more information about the Playing For Unity In Diversity festival, please visit www.PlayingForUnityInDiversity.com or contact Annick Elziere, Founder-Program Director of Playing For Unity In Diversity at firstname.lastname@example.org.