Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7:30 pm–9:30 pm
Norma Jean Calderwood Courtyard (EX05)

Due to inclement weather, this concert has been moved inside to Remis Auditorium.

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Add to Calendar 2019-07-17 19:30:00 2019-07-17 21:30:00 The Garifuna Collective 07/17/2019 - 19:30 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

The Garifuna Collective fits squarely in the tradition of cultural innovation exemplified by the late Andy Palacio, a prominent musician and champion of the Garifuna community, an indigenous people in the Caribbean struggling to retain its unique language, music, and traditions in the face of globalization. 

The band includes some of the best musicians in the fertile Garifuna music scene. They bring together the deep cultural roots of Garifuna music, mixed with modern grooves, arrangements, and an array of instruments: unique hand drums—the “primera” and the “segunda”—turtle shells, jawbones, guitars, and bass. The musicians create a powerful energy on stage, building hypnotizing rhythms that form the backbone for haunting melodies and powerful vocals.

Past Dates and Times

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Due to inclement weather, this concert has been moved inside to Remis Auditorium.

Ticket Information

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies

Event Policies

Courtyard seating is limited; low lawn chairs (3 feet or under when unfolded) and/or blankets are recommended. Tall chairs are not permitted. You may bring your own food and nonalcoholic beverages. All bags are subject to inspection by Museum staff.

For more information about what you can bring and inclement weather, please see Concerts in the Courtyard Policies.

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