Akonting Workshop



with Sana Nadiaye Friday, June 18 at 6pm Akonting Playing Workshop with Sana Ndiaye will have a free workshop covering the history and playing style of this Senegambian ancestor of the banjo. A rare opportunity to hear a traditionally-trained player give information and insight into this instrument. Bring an akonting made in one of our workshops (about 150 now scattered throughout Savannah) or come by to hear Sana. Open seating, but please call ahead if you are bringing an akonting and want to have it tuned up prior to the workshop. This event co-sponsored with the Telfair Museums and the City of Savannah as part of Juneteenth activities.


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