Bloom at Good Hope: Uasuf Gueye

Bloom at Good Hope Concert Series

Uasuf Gueye

West African instrumentalist


Sat. August 13, 2022 | 5pm

Free / Pay What You Can

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Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center
14715 Good Hope Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905


Lawn Seating & Dining

Bring your own chairs, blankets, and food for a picnic! No alcohol or pets.


60 minutes

Strathmore's concert series at Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center continues with an amazing lineup of Artists in Residence.

Born in Washington, DC, Uasuf Gueye belongs to a family of Nguewel/Diali (oral historians and musicians) and began studying Manding and Wolof music at a young age. He is a dynamic djembe and dundun drummer and skilled instrument craftsman, and 21-key bala player, the latter which he learned from Cheick Hamala Diabate and other master artists of the Manding tradition.

Gueye has dedicated his life to being an ambassador of African culture to the world, driven by his passion for reconnecting people of the African diaspora to one another. His repertoire ranges from traditional 13th century songs to contemporary original compositions with blues and jazz riffs.

This free concert is part of Bloom by Strathmore, which strives to create community and expand access to the arts. View upcoming Bloom concerts.