Movement Fest Music ~ Cloud Kickers International
Doors/Bar open at 6:30
Show starts at 7:00
Hailing from Baltimore, St. Louis, and the ATL amongst other musical meccas, Cloud Kickers International brings an artistic combination of hip hop, reggae and African musical influences together for a high energy experience.
"Our mission is to elevate the human conscious to its highest potential. We do so through our music..."
Our mission is to elevate the human conscious to its highest potential. We do so through our music. #CKI... "We don't walk on land."
The & band Members includes
Si8mo Greene was born an artist and has nurtured his craft as a musician from a young age with apprenticeship, volunteerism, and societal awareness. His unique brand of cultural arts and education is rooted in the West African concept of Sankofa, reaching back to move forward. He specializes in promotion of awareness, sensitivity, and intercultural understanding through drum, dance, and theater education. Salim has more than 15 years of experience, has developed and implemented socially progressive arts curricula. He has worked in collaboration with Young Audiences of MD, Baltimore City Public School Systems, Sankofa Center for Cultural Enrichment, WombWorks, Inc, and the University of Colorado. In his extensive trainings and travels he has studied and worked with master musicians such as Abdou Konte, Mamady Keita, Famadou Konate, Baile McKnight, Bill Caudle, and Carlos Moore. Salim is a lead consultant, and founding Artistic Director at CSC, and he maintains an active role with Sankofa Dance Theater, the CU Boulder Theater and Dance Department, and with the bands, The Love Peace Project, Black Lash, and Cloud Kickers International.
Young Billie graduate of the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York, NY, is the co-writer and director of CSC’s production “Race Matters?” An Interactive Story for Change. Stevanie is a member of Wombwork Productions Inc.’ “Nu World Art Ensemble”, Baltimore’s preeminent youth mentoring theatre group. Through Wombwork and affiliation with the Sankofa Dance Theatre, Stevanie has been a theater educator in the Baltimore City Public School System and abroad using Musical Theater and West African based principles to help youth study and explore self awareness, social justice, and global change. Her credits include: HBO’s series “The Wire”, Sophisticated Ladies(Broward Stage Door, Fl) Smokey Joe’s Cafe(Irvingstreet Rep) If You Give A Mouse A Cookie(Theatre Works USA) Your Arm’s Too Short To Box With God(Irvingstreet Rep) The Wiz(Hugh Carey Prod.).