Northwest Folklife’s Community Calendar brings together our greater community’s cultural events and gatherings.
Crossroads Series: Saeed Abbas & GyeNyamé Music
September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Back by popular demand! Northwest Folklife is honored and excited to share the 8th annual series of curated, family-friendly cultural arts performances on the Eastside at Crossroads Mall’s Market Stage in Bellevue (15600 NE 8th Street) on the third Saturday of every month from 7-9 PM. This event has no admission fee, and is accessible for all.
September 19 – Saeed Abbas & GyeNyamé Music
Traditional Ghanaian Dance Music
Saeed Abbas has performed and taught traditional West African percussion since he was 16. After acceptance into Ghana’s prestigious National Dance Ensemble, he performed the rich indigenous rhythms of his county in many parts of the world. He was invited to the US to teach at a disabled school in 2002 and decided to stay performing on both coasts. His credits include Berklee College of Music, Dartmouth and the Kennedy Center. Saeed was selected to be one of 5 teaching artists for the WSAC roster 2018-2019, which you can find more information on his website in the TA roster page.