Born and raised in Uganda, Samite is a world renowned musician, humanitarian, and photographer who travels the globe with a message of peace and hope through the healing power of music. Samite’s smooth vocals accompanied by the kalimba, marimba, litungu, and various flutes mesmerize audiences throughout the world.
“Samite wraps his warm voice around melodies that seem to rise up off the Ugandan plateau,” said Billboard. He has released nine CDs, and recently Samite collaborated with the makers of Alive Inside, an award-winning documentary about the power of music to awaken memories in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Starting at 6PM
Opening the evening is the Ann Arbor-based Ragbirds, a genre-bending hybrid of indie-pop melodies, global rhythms, and songwriting styles.