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1607, 2013

Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

July 16th, 2013|

This six-piece ensemble performs traditional music from the Salento Peninsula in the Puglia region of southern Italy. Led by violinist and percussionist Mauro Durante, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino returns to the Lotus stage with vibrant pizzica (the traditional dance and music of Salento), tender songs of love and longing, and its own modern take on the […]

1607, 2013

Lotus Dickey Song Workshop

July 16th, 2013|

Grey Larsen, Janne Henshaw, NanMcEntire, Steve Dickey, Nancy Dickey, and Paul Tyler — all of whom knew Hoosier musician and songwriter Lotus Dickey (1911-1989)—will lead a workshop in which you’ll learn some of Lotus’s best songs. The Lotus World Music and Arts Festival was named in part for this Hoosier treasure; his curious, humble, gentle […]

1507, 2013

Vanesa Aibar & Company

July 15th, 2013|

Vanesa Aibar is an award-winning choreographer and dancer of flamenco, the classic musical tradition of southern Spain. […]

1507, 2013

Aurelio

July 15th, 2013|

Born on Honduras’ Caribbean coast, Aurelio Martinez grew up steeped in the traditions of the Garifuna people, descendants of shipwrecked slaves who intermarried with locals on the island of St. Vincent and were deported to the Central American coast in the late eighteenth century. […]

1507, 2013

Banda Magda

July 15th, 2013|

Banda Magda brings chic, lively style to the notion of “world music,” along with playful gestures and a splash of retro humor. Led by Greek-born Magda Giannikou – a singer, accordionist, and award-winning film scorer – the band moves fluidly from samba to Greek dance rhythms, from vintage French pop to Django-esque jazz manouche. The […]

1407, 2013

Arga Bileg

July 14th, 2013|

The seven-piece group Arga Bileg introduces jazz improvisation into Mongolian folk music traditions.  […]