World music concert comes to UMES

  • Monday, October 20, 2014

    Foty FusionPRINCESS ANNE, MD - (Oct. 20, 2014)-Foty Fusion, a musical group out of Washington D.C., performs its unique style of Arabic fusion at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore November 14.

    The concert is free and takes place in the Ella Fitzgerald Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m.

    The group consists of a Palestinian father and his five American-born children.  Their music is influenced by their Palestinian-Egyptian roots along with classical music training and the urban sounds of political rap, jazz and gospel from living in D.C.  The concert features traditional instruments, vocals and the debke-a centuries-old dance performed in the Middle East.

    Call 410-651-6543 for more information.  The event is sponsored UMES' Department of English and Modern Languages, the Foreign Language Instructional Center and the Office of Title III Programs. 

    Gail Stephens,assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580.