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Urban Foli Djembe Orchestra Performing Arts, Inc.

We promote the fusion of mainstream
music and culture


Our Story

Urban Foli is a musical theater performance group that expresses traditional African drumming and dance bridged with contemporary sound and movements in support of all peoples in the community.

Mission is to preserve traditional music and culture; to continue the legacy of percussion and movement; to promote the fusion of mainstream contemporary music and culture within traditional African Diasporic rhythm and sound and to expose as many people as possible to these traditions, specifically the youth.


Urban Foli offers everyone a deep cultural exploration of inner personal heritage found within the broad global perspective. We believe that the most strategic way to help bring positive change to those most vulnerable yet promising in our city, our youth, is to partner with other artists who have demonstrated long term commitments towards peace, love and juvenile justice in Baltimore City and beyond. 

Single Class



Spring Session Registration


In-School Workshops/Presentations


African Drum and the Arts at your school

We offer a unique experience for each school!

Our program is called "Muze It Outreach" our  mission is to use the creative and ethical gifts of African and American music and cultural heritage as a form of artistic expression; and also to promote positive images and to help young people become better students such that they reach their full potential as leaders in their communities and beyond. 

Instrument Purchase and Repair

It is preferred that each student have a Djembe or Dundun drum. We offer high quality budget friendly instruments.

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