Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:00pm
CFA Courtyard


"One of the great artists of Latin America."
London Evening Standard

Singer-songwriter, acoustic guitarist, and conga player Aurelio Martinez is an ambassador of the traditional Garifuna music from Honduras, which has its roots in West Africa. After performing with numerous groups for two decades, AfroPop Worldwide named him "Newcomer of the Year" following the release of his first solo album in 2004. Since then, Aurelio has shared the stage with Youssou N'Dour and recorded with Orchestra Baobab, among other artists. At Wesleyan, he will be accompanied by bass, lead guitar, drums, and traditional percussion.

90 minute concert. 

Rain Location: Crowell Concert Hall