"Around the World" Music Series

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 7:30pm to Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 7:30pm
300 N Water Street Gallery
Suite H

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the ffifth season (2019-2020) of its "Around the World" Music Series, which will once again feature an array of outstanding performers from a wide variety of cultures. All performances take place at the North Water Street Gallery (located at 300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio) and start at 8 p.m., preceded by 7:30 p.m. meet-and-greet featuring refreshments. Suggested donation for each performance is $10 (or pay what you can).

More Information on Around the World


  • Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Concert 1:
    Oleg Kruglyakov (a fascinating and fun-filled program of Russian music, played on the balalaika by one of the world's premier virtuoso players of this distinctive 3-stringed instrument)
  • Saturday, October 26, 2019 - Concert 2:
    17th annual Día de Muertos celebration featuring Mariachi Santa Cecilia (4-piece mariachi band performing traditional and popular music of Mexico and beyond)
  • Saturday, November 30, 2019 - Concert 3:
    Billy Crowbeak (an evening of music for the Native American flute, played on a variety of handmade instruments by a veteran performer and flute builder)
  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Concert 4:
    Los Tres Sonidos (classic "música romantica" from Puerto Rico, Mexico, and across Latin America, performed by a top-notch trio featuring requinto, guitar, maracas, and vocals; this event will be the group's 30th anniversary performance)
  • Saturday, February 29, 2020 - Concert 5:
    HearthStone (four centuries of traditional music from Scotland and Ireland, performed by Duane and Ginni Dickson on Scottish smallpipes, Great Highland bagpipe, tin whistles, and Celtic harp)
  • Saturday, March 14, 2020 - Concert 6:
    Phong Nguyen (Buddhist music of Vietnam, performed by one of Vietnam's leading authorities on traditional music, and a 1997 recipient of the NEA's National Heritage Fellowship)