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Get uplifted with gospel in Harlem

Get uplifted with gospel in Harlem

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English
This is popular! Over 240 people have booked it.

About your host

I am the founder of the Mama Foundation for the Arts and co-writer of the 1983 musical Mama, I Want to Sing! Music is, and always has been, my life. Growing up surrounded by the gospel, jazz, and rhythm of Harlem, it became my greatest joy to share the invigorating sounds of our history.
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About Mama Foundation for the Arts

The Mama Foundation for the Arts is a cultural space in Harlem with a mission to present, preserve, and promote the history and fundamentals of gospel, jazz, and R&B music for current and future generations, as well as to provide quality training and employment in the performing arts to both youths and adults. The Mama Foundation was founded by legendary Harlem native Vy Higginsen.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Mama Foundation for the Arts . .

What we’ll do

We’ll be in a historic brownstone on one of the most coveted blocks in Harlem, where we’ll begin by socializing over wine and refreshments. We'll chat about the history and art of gospel music and why its so important to Harlem. Following drinks in the lounge, walk downstairs to the performance floor for a rare peek into the award-winning choir's rehearsal where guests are encouraged to cheer and…

What else you should know

Please note this experience will involve climbing stairs.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Wine, Ginger Ale, Water Wine is only for 21+ year olds and is free of charge

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Where you'll be

My brownstone is just steps from such institutions as The Apollo Theater and Sylvia's Restaurant. Throughout the evening you'll explore multiple floors of this classic home built more than 100 years ago, including a private performance area on the parlor floor.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 12 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Please note this experience will involve climbing stairs.
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live music
Get uplifted with gospel in Harlem
78 reviews
$48 per person
78 reviews
$48 per person