Archive for May, 2012

Discover Chicha Libre

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Peruvian chicha melds with funk and re-interpreted 70’s pop in Chicha Libre, the Brooklyn-based band who have been touring in support of their latest album Canibalismo. You can see that at Burlington Discover Jazz Festival on June 6.
Chicha Libre
Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
Video: Chicha Libre and friends at SXSW

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Lisa Haley and the Zydekats at Sacramento Music Fest

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Lisa Haley and the Zydekats bring modern Louisiana roots music to stages around the world and have just released their 8th album “Joy Ride”. You can see them live at the Sacramento Music Festival May 26-27.

Lisa Haley and the Zydekats
Sacramento Music Festival
Photo Credit: Peter Figen

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Bon Iver at Sasquatch

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

With two Grammy wins in one year, Bon Iver has gotten some well-deserved kudos for their elegant arrangements, mix of acoustic and synth and Justin Vernon’s airy falsetto. You can see them at Sasquatch! Festival May 27.
Bon Iver
Sasquatch! Festival

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Hangout with Hey Rosetta!

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Recently nominated for the Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album as well as the Juno Award for Best New Group, Hey Rosetta! is a rock band to watch - preferably live. You can see them at the Hangout Music Festival on May 18.
Hey Rosetta!
Hangout Music Festival

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The City Will Crumble

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Physical theatre company Nyctolopic captures the dystopia of the modern megacity torn by economic changes in their new piece titled The City Will Crumble. Through original choreography and music they conjur the aesthetic of film noir. You can see them at the Brighton Fringe Festival May 8-9.
Nyctolopic
Brighton Festival Fringe

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