African Heritage Month – Calypso Celebration

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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About the Event

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: In-Person and On-Line

Language: Presented in English

Cost: FREE


A burst of music kick off the African Heritage Month celebrations here at the Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, a captivating winter performance that brings a vibrant combination of musical traditions to the stage, celebrating the heritage of Caribbean immigrants to Canada.

Trinidadian-born saxophonist and composer Jesse Ryan teams up with pianist Eddie Bullen and percussionist Garrett Burgess for a deep dive into the connections between jazz and afro-Caribbean music.

From Calypsonian Lord Kitchener and Kaisojazz musician Clive Zanda, to Nat King Cole and Sonny Rollins, these extraordinary musicians will bring audience members on a musical journey through the Caribbean and beyond!