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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The Fourth Light: Niyaz

Saturday, March 10, 2018

7:30 pm

NY Debut “Their journey across oceans can be heard in their music…this is an interesting blend of modern electronica with traditional folk songs and Sufi mysticism….” — NPR Weekend Edition The Fourth Light Project, the newest program of the highly acclaimed Persian/Middle Eastern/Indian electroacoustic super group Niyaz, is an immersive…

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Flamenco Festival: Niño de Elche

Wed, March 14, 2017

7:30 pm

NY Debut Niño de Elche is a cantaor, a singer of flamenco, but not as we know it. A daring new voice in Flamenco, he is a multi-disciplinary artist and contemporary deconstructionist who combines flamenco singing and toque with performance art, poetry, improvisation, minimalism, singer-songwriting, rock and electronics. His latest,…

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Ricardo Ribeira

Fado Festival: Ricardo Ribeiro

Saturday, March 24, 2017

7:30 pm

One of the most distinctive artists in the new wave of fadistas. — Songlines Magazine The resonant voice of the extraordinary fado singer Ricardo Ribeiro is as traditional as it comes: no pop sweetening, exotic embellishments or rock and roll influences. Considered one of today’s top male fado singers, his…

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