Archive for June, 2010

The Sound of Climate Change

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Sond'Ar-te_SondarteElectricEnsemble2 This year the City of London Festival focuses on the topic of biodiversity. Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble with guest vocalist Frances M. Lynch perform “(ThS)inking survival kit”, using music and video to reflect on climate change and mother nature. You can see the piece at the festival on July 6th.
Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble
City of London Festival

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HAPA at Stern Grove

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Hapa HAPA, one of Hawaii’s most popular music groups comes to the Stern Grove Festival on June 27. HAPA’s music has been described as “beautiful, fragile, spiritual”. The majestic tones of the oli (chant) combined with virtuoso slack key guitar truly make it the sound of Maui.
HAPA
Stern Grove Festival

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Luminous Carmen

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Carmen_cPatriciaPascal Cape Verdean musician and songwriter Carmen Souza explores the unexpected connections between jazz and Cape Verdean culture on her new album release titled Protegid. You can see her live on June 19 at the Luminato Festival of Arts and Creativity in Toronto.
Carmen Souza
Luminato Festival of Arts and Creativity
Photo Credit: Patrícia Pas’cal

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Michael Boogie Woogies at Rochester Jazz

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Bio Shot With rock solid piano chops and a commanding stage presence, Michael Kaeshammer will wow you with virtuosic boogie woogie and jazz vocals. You can see him at the the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival on June 11 and 12.
Michael Kaeshammer
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

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Earl Greyhound at Wakarusa

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

EG in the woods, wider[1]“Heavy, dark, groovy and grand” are apt descriptions for Earl Greyhound’s sophomore release “Suspicious Package”. You can hear the blistering rock of this Brooklyn-based trio at Wakarusa Festival June 4 and 5.
Earl Greyhound
Wakarusa Festival

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