Photos of the band Extra Ancestral performing on an outdoor stage at the Skirball

Extra Ancestral featuring Bloco Obini and Kahlil Cummings, photos by Farah Sosa

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Extra Ancestral

Skirball Stages—Season 2: Episode 3 | Online Concert

Premiering Wednesday, July 13, 8:00 pm (PT)

About the Program

Celebrate the African diaspora in Los Angeles with Extra Ancestral! Founded by artist-educator Kahlil Cummings, this inspiring group of performers pairs traditional African song and dance with a dazzling fusion of Afrobeat, jazz, and reggae.

Also go behind the scenes with the artists to explore the intersection of migration, family history, and American experience.

Donor Support

Season 2 of Skirball Stages is made possible in part by generous support from the Bilger Family; Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles; Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture; and U.S. Bank.