Pascuala Ilabaca Y Fauna

The New Voice of Chile: Pascuala Ilabaca Y Fauna

Saturday, Sept 30, 2017

8:00 pm

Accordion-wielding Pascuala Ilabaca is one of today’s leading singer-songwriters in Chile’s musical scene. Her sound is rooted in traditional Chilean sounds but incorporates jazz, pop and rock, and other musical influences from India to Mexico. Taking musical cues from Violeta Parra to Janis Joplin, Ilabaca and her band La Fauna…

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Ani Cordero

The Protest Songs of Ani Cordero

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

7:00 pm

Profound ruminations on love and the state of the world. – NPR Music Puerto Rican-born singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Ani Cordero is a powerhouse vocalist inspired by Latin America’s Nueva Cancion as well as pan-Latin folk and indy rock. Her recent album Querido Mundo features her original songs, called “profound…

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L Còr de la Plana

Polyphonic Songs from Marseille: Lo Còr de la Plana

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

7:00 pm

The extraordinary a cappella group Lo Còr de la Plana, from Marseilles, performs incendiary songs celebrating the Occitan heritage of southern France. With unequalled fervor, they sing a repertoire ranging from the religious to the unbridled, featuring intricate polyphonies and snug harmonies in the Provençal language Occitan. They accompany their…

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Mercedes Peón

Ancient and Contemporary Songs of Galicia Spain: Mercedes Peón

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

7:00 pm

US Debut She has the aesthetic audacity of Björk, the emotional depth of PJ Harvey, and more rhythms than Fatboy Slim… — El Mundo (Spain) A US debut! Mercedes Peón (from La Coruña, Galicia) is an outstanding singer, Galician bagpiper, and multi-percussionist, who has dedicated herself to recovering traditional music…

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