Chi Amen-Ra

Rhythms of the Afrikan Diaspora

Official Website of Detroit Based Percussionist - Chinelo 'Chi' Amen-Ra

  • EVENTS

Charles McGee's Landmark Sculpture Unveiling                           July 23, 2016                          Detroit, MI

MPulse Summer Institute at U of M:                                      July 20, 2016                       Ann Arbor, MI

Black Arts Festival:                                                                July 17th, 2016                     Kalamazoo, MI

Concert of Colors with The Sun Drummers:                        July 16th, 2016                           Detroit, MI

Concert of Colors with Mike Ellison:                                       July 15, 2016                            Detroit, MI

Biakuye:                                                                                     July 12, 2016                       Rochester, MI

Institute for Dunham Technique Certification:        June 27 - July 8, 2016                            Tampa, FL

39th Annual Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival:       March 23 – April 3, 2016                     Cleveland, OH

Louis Armstrong Park/Congo Square:                          August 13 - 16, 2015                 New Orleans, LA

2015 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition:                     August 8 - 11, 2015                         Romulus, MI

Call Of The Drums – International Drum Summit:         July 25 - 26, 2015                            Detroit, MI

2015 ELCA Youth Gathering:                                                     July 17, 2015                           Detroit, MI

Opening Act for Hip Hop Artist Talib Kweli:                            July 16, 2015                           Detroit, MI

30th Annual Black Arts Festival:                                        July 13 - 19, 2015                    Kalamazoo, MI

Concert of Colors Diversity Festival:                                    July 9 - 11, 2015                          Detroit, MI

DanceAfrica 2015 – Brooklyn Academy of Music:          May 22 - 25, 2015                      Brooklyn, NY

A Conversation with Garth Fagan:                                       March 28, 2015            West Bloomfield, MI

86th Annual Spring Dance Concert:                               March 12 - 13, 2015                          Detroit, MI

The Somerset Collection:                                        July 9 - August 20, 2014                               Troy, MI

Clearing The Air In Communities of Color Conference:   May 14 - 16, 2014          UAPB Little Rock, AR

Broken Mirrors: Bullies & Bystanders:                      December 2 - 13, 2013      @Music Hall Detroit, MI

Dance Theatre of Harlem Summer Intensive:         June 24 - July 12, 2013                           Detroit, MI

Biakuye Percussion Group:                                               February 21, 2013                    Port Huron, MI

Fela Kuti - Metro Detroit Outreach:                             February 11 - 15, 2013             Metro Detroit Area

The Mbanba Cultural Troupe:                                             February 6, 2013                          Berea, OH

American Cancer Society:                                           April 18 - May 18, 2012                     National Tour

International Association of Blacks In Dance:           January 25 - 29, 2012                       Toronto, ON                  

 

Media

MQA Commercial

  • With Mike Ellison for MQA, London England. (11/27-12/1/2016)

WGPR 107.5 Radio

  • Kontact with Kamal Smith (3/13/16)

MetroArts TV Detroit

  • Performance with Wayne State University’s To Sangana African Dance Company (8/2/15)

WDIV Local 4

  • Multiple appearances on ’Live in the D’
    • Promotion for Uniquely Detroit: Corktown Drum Circle(8/25/15)
    • Promotional Performance for Call Of The Drums International Drum Summit (7/24/15)
    • Promotion Performance for World Groove at the Eastern Market(6/30/2013)

iHeartMedia, Inc.

  • Campus Martius “Summer in the Park” Series sponsored by radio stations 100.3

         WNIC, MIX 92.3, and 106.7 the D.  (8/20/15)

WDET 101.9 Radio

  • National Public Radio’s World Café music recording session as directed by Blue Note

         Records President Don Was.  (8/2/13)

  • Ann Delisi’s Essential Music Live Broadcast.  (6/29/13)