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 Wed., December 31
8:30 pm

First Night Festival, Tacoma, WA

Maya Soleil Traditions with a special New Year's Eve Lineup performs at the Pantages Theatre, 8:30 pm to 9:15 pm. Lora Chiorah-Dye from Zimbabwe - African vocals, mbira, dance Yam Amponsah from Ghana - African drums Bartholomew Komoah from Ghana - balafon and African drums TJ Morris from USA - djembe and backing vocals Rob Pastorok from USA - calabash and talking drum with special guest Siya Manyakanyaka. Siya is a wonderful singer and dancer from South Africa. She has performed with the Iintombi Zilapha Dancers from South Africa, Gansango Music & Dance, Seattle Theatre Group's Dance This!, and Sankofa Theatre's Maafa Experience.

 Wed., February 11
12-1 pm

Lake Washington Technical College, Kirkland, WA


Some of Maya Soleil's Previous Performances


Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle
NW Folklife Festival, Seattle
World Rythm Festival, Seattle
First Night Celebration in Tacoma
Cultural Crossroads, Ethnic Heritage Council, Seattle
Seattle International Film Festival
Capitol LakeFair, Olympia
Pike Place Market Festival, Seattle
Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Port Angeles
Tacoma Freedom Fair
Kirkland Summerfest
Southcenter World Festival
Taste of Kirkland
Edmonds Arts Festival
Bothell Arts Fair
Garlic Festival in Arlington
White Center Jubilee
Burien Strawberry Festival
Des Moines Waterfront Festival
Ethnic Fest in Tacoma
Greater Bothell Arts Fair
Federal Way Family Fest
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Portland Rose Festival
Lake Oswego Arts Festival (Oregon)
Salem World Beat Festival
SummerFest (Long Beach, WA)
Harrison Festival of the Arts, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Choochokam Festival of the Arts, Langley (Whidbey Island), WA
Lake Forest Park, Seattle
Sounds of the Sound, Pier 57 in Seattle
Stillaguamish Festival of the River
Mercerdale Park, Mercer Island
Winterfest, Seattle
Tacoma First Night
Mt Washington Resort in Courtenay, BC
Filberg Festival in Comax, BC
Skagit County Fair

Concert & Dance Venues

Crystal Ballroom, Portland
Washington Performance Hall in Olympia
Seattle Art Museum
Nippon Kan Theater, Seattle
Issaquah Summer Concert series
Gig Harbor, Penninsula High Theater
McMinnville, Oregon, concerts
Auburn Arts Commission Shades of Summer
City of SeaTac Concert in the Park
Concert on the Town Series, Bellevue
Wilmot Gateway Park in Woodinville
Island Center Hall, Bainbridge Island
Bayview Hall, Whidbey Island
Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park
Unity of Bellevue
Seattle Peace Concerts, Gasworks Park
KSER 90.7 FM - Live!
URGENT AFRICA -- Benefit for AIDS Orphans
Tukwila Community Center
Africa AIDS Response Benefit
HIstoric Liberty Theatre in Astoria, OR
River Theatre in Astoria, OR


University of Puget Sound
Portland Community College
Highline Community College
Shoreline Community College, Seattle
Evergreen School, Seattle
Endeavour Elementary, Issaquah
Youth Advancement through Music & Art, Seattle
Bellevue Community College
Western Washington University
Anacortes School District
Idaho State University


Jazz de Opus and Opus Too, Portland
The Upstage, Port Townsend
Bohemian Cafe, Pioneer Square, Seattle
Ballard Firehouse, Seattle
Rupert's, Pioneer Square, Seattle
Old Town Alehouse, Seattle
Tractor Tavern, Seattle
Raindancer, Seattle
Saffron Cow, Seattle
The Rainbow, Seattle
Shakabrah (a Victory Music event) in Tacoma
Dynamite Restaurant and Lounge in Kirkland
Flame Bar and Grill (Capital Hill)
Club Broadway in Everett
The Palindrome in Port Townsend
Wild Buffalo, Bellingham, WA
Jazzbones, Tacoma


Arts Northwest Showcase, Portland (1999)
Washington State Fairs Association (2001)

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