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Soulful Ugandan Band Kinobe to Perform at the Clark

For Immediate Release

July 18, 2011

Soulful Ugandan Band Kinobe to Perform at the Clark

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA—The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s lineup of outdoor summer band concerts concludes on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:00 pm with the soulful Ugandan band Kinobe. Bring your family and friends, a picnic basket, and a blanket for this free concert sponsored by Williamstown Savings Bank. Barbecue fare will be available for purchase and the galleries will remain open until 6:00 pm. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the auditorium.

Kinobe is a gifted multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer from Uganda whose early abilities in traditional African music quickly garnered acclaim on the world stage. Steeped in the music of his homeland, with ears and heart open to the pulse of the world, Kinobe is a unique artist. Kinobe and his band are the new vanguard of Ugandan performers representing the inspired synthesis of African roots and global fusion. "There is just something about Kinobe that marks him out as a musician. To watch him perform is a delight...to call him talented is an understatement" (Uganda Pulse).

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is $15 June 1 through October 31. Admission is free for children 18 and younger, members, and students with valid ID. Admission is free November through May. For more information, call 413 458 2303 or visit clarkart.edu.

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July 26—The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s lineup of outdoor summer band concerts continues on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:00 pm with the soulful Ugandan band Kinobe. Bring your family and friends, a picnic basket, and a blanket for this free concert sponsored by Williamstown Savings Bank. Barbecue fare will be available for purchase and the galleries will remain open until 6:00 pm. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the auditorium. The Clark, 225 South Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 413 458 2303, clarkart.edu.

Contact: 
pr@clarkart.edu

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