Reggae performance marks First Friday series

Stephen Sylvester and the Anthem Reggae Band played to a crowd of nearly 100 at the landmarked museum.
Courtesy Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

A monthly music series at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum kicked off on August 7, when a reggae performance marked the return of the site’s “First Friday!” program. Stephen Sylvester and the Anthem Reggae Band wowed the crowd of nearly 100 with their island jams. The next “First Friday” will be on Septembe 5, when West African musicians Malang Jobarteh and Salieu Suso perform with the “kora,” a 21-string African harp used by traditional storytellers.

Reach Reporter Ben Kochman at (718) 742–3394. E-mail him at bkoch‌man@c‌ngloc‌ Follow him on Twitter @benkochman.

More from Around NYC