Rhythm and voice concert in Canterbury to be held on July 6

On Sunday, July 6, Canterbury Shaker Village will be alive with the sounds of musical guests The Black Bear Moon Rhythm Ensemble and the Enfield Shaker Singers at Shaker Spirit Day: Equality. The Enfield Shaker Singers will perform at 2 p.m. in the Meeting House. The Black Bear Moon Rhythm Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. on the Village grounds. Admission to both performances is included in the regular museum ticket price. Admission is $15 adults, $13 for seniors, and $7 for youths ...

On Sunday, July 6, Canterbury Shaker Village will be alive with the sounds of musical guests The Black Bear Moon Rhythm Ensemble and the Enfield Shaker Singers at Shaker Spirit Day: Equality. The Enfield Shaker Singers will perform at 2 p.m. in the Meeting House. The Black Bear Moon Rhythm Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. on the Village grounds. Admission to both performances is included in the regular museum ticket price. Admission is $15 adults, $13 for seniors, and $7 for youths under 18. Children under 6 are free. Family and group rates are available. For an additional charge of $20, visitors can attend a drumming workshop with The Black Bear Moon Rhythm Ensemble at 12:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Elektrisola Incorporated, and is one of a four part series, Shaker Spirit Days, focusing on Shaker themes. Day of Equality highlights the Shakers’ pioneering views on racial and gender equality metaphorically, through harmonic expressions of rhythm and voice. The 8 member Black Bear Moon Rhythm Ensemble will perform a selection of traditional West African rhythms and songs. Trained by masters in Guinea and Ghana, West Africa, the group uses traditional instruments of these regions to evoke a timeless sense of spirit and musical adventure. The Enfield Shaker Singers, an a cappella vocal ensemble, will perform traditional Shaker music. This group has gained popularity through its lively performances of this unique body American sacred folk song. For more information, visitwww.shakers.org.