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On a sweet Saturday night in September, Earthaven members, residents and friends were treated to a fabulous dance party courtesy of the Chikomo Marimba Band.

Earthaven Member and co-owner of Mud Straw Love natural building company, Mollie Curry, and her builder, drummer husband Steve Kemble are part of the Asheville-based band, which features seven marimbas, from soprano to base (the base is so big they need a platform to reach all the keys!).

The event, a fundraiser for Culture’s Edge, left no one sitting for long with the band’s syncopated and contrapuntal melodies and rhythms. We are already talking about when we might get them back!

chikomo marimba band, dance party, fundraiser, Mollie Curry, Steve Kemble

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