Archive for July, 2011

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue channel old-school New Orleans jazz, funk and soul with hard-rock power chords and hip-hop beats. Since the release of their Grammy-nominated 2010 debut album they’ve been touring festivals pretty much non-stop. You can see them live at the Newport Jazz Festival August 6 and 7 and at San Jose Jazz Festival August 13.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Newport Jazz Festival
San Jose Jazz Festival

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Galumpha Festival Romp

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Combining acrobatics, innovative choreography and physical comedy, dance troupe Galumpha are a favorite at festivals around the world. You can see them at Spraoi Festival July 29 - 31.
Galumpha
Spraoi in the Park

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Lucy Kaplansky at Falcon Ridge

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

American folk musician Lucy Kalplansky took a hiatus from music to practice clinical psychology, but lucky for us, she’s back! She’s sung with Nanci Griffith, Shawn Colvin and Dar Williams, but her current tour is a chance to enjoy her solo performance. You can see her July 22 at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival.
Lucy Kaplansky
Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

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Asa’s Beautiful Imperfection

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Nigerian singer-songwriter Asa crafts reggae-infused acoustic songs, retro-soul tracks and straight-out pop music on her new album “Beautiful Imperfection”. You can see her live at the Nice Jazz Festival July 9 and at Montreux Jazz Festival July 12.
Asa
Nice Jazz Festival
Montreux Jazz Festival

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