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World African Music & Arts Festival (WAMAF)

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Presented by World African Music and Arts Festival at Kenny Dorham's Backyard, Austin TX

Nov 04 2017
World African Music & Arts Festival (WAMAF)

WAMAF is dedicated to spreading awareness of African arts and culture through entertainment.

The mission of WAMAF is to be a leading purveyor of distinct forms of African arts in the United States.  At our annual festivals, we present:

  • Original African music forms from renowned African musicians and performers around the world
  • African fashion made from indigenous materials and textiles
  • Rich African cultural dances, masquerades and acrobataics
  • Exquisite traditional cuisine of the people of Africa


Contact:  Lawrence Eguakun 512-565-3864

Tickets:  Advance Tickets $10

At Gate $12


Contact: 512-565-3864


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Kenny Dorham's Backyard

1106 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78702

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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