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1807, 2013

Orkesta Mendoza

July 18th, 2013|

Orkesta Mendoza delivers mambo and cumbia – big time. […]

1807, 2013

The Revelers

July 18th, 2013|

The Revelers have serious cred on the Louisiana music scene – they are founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and the Pine Leaf Boys, two groups at the forefront of Louisiana’s cultural renaissance. […]

1807, 2013

Söndörgő

July 18th, 2013|

Söndörgő isn’t your average Balkan group. Instead of using brass or fiddles, this Hungarian ensemble is a tamburitza band: it’s built around the tambura, a small string instrument reminiscent of the mandolin. […]

1807, 2013

Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line

July 18th, 2013|

* 2014 Lotus Dickey Artist *

This high-energy Nashville-based quintet performs Struthers’ original story-songs with tight three-part harmonies, fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, acoustic guitar, bass, and drums. […]

1807, 2013

Tsuumi Sound System

July 18th, 2013|

Fans of the Finnish band Frigg will see some familiar faces in the line-up for the Tsuumi Sound System. TSS begins with Nordic string traditions and adds brass, percussion, and keyboards to create a fuller, even more powerful sound: driving Finnish fiddle music with a strong rhythm section. Aficionados of Scandinavian folk fusion will hear […]

1807, 2013

Van-Anh Vanessa Vo

July 18th, 2013|

Van-Anh Vanessa Vo is an Emmy Award–winning master of the 16-string đan tránh zither and other instruments unique to Vietnamese culture. […]

1707, 2013

Derek Gripper

July 17th, 2013|

Derek Gripper has earned worldwide acclaim for interpreting complex, beautiful kora compositions on the classical guitar; he has performed works by Toumani Diabaté, Ballaké Sissoko, Ali Farka Touré, and others. […]

1707, 2013

Kaia

July 17th, 2013|

* Kat Domingo Memorial Artist *

Kaia performs jazz, spirituals, original compositions, improvisations, and songs from many cultural traditions around the globe. […]

1607, 2013

FullSet

July 16th, 2013|

FullSet is Michael Harrison (fiddle), Martino Vacca (uillean pipes), Janine Redmond (button accordion), Eamonn Moloney (bodhrán), Andy Meaney (guitar), and Katie Else (vocals). The centuries-long tradition of Irish music is alive and well in this young Limerick-based band: they move fluidly from wicked-fast jigs and reels to heartfelt ballads. Relaxed and engaging on stage, each […]

1607, 2013

Las Cafeteras

July 16th, 2013|

Formed in East Los Angeles to document neighborhood history through music, Las Cafeteras has been praised as a “uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia, and rock” by the LA Times. With the son jarocho tradition of Veracruz at its core – think “La Bamba,” with a contemporary edge – Las Cafeteras adds […]