O baile de Noró is the title of the new single by Spanish vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Xabier Díaz and Adufeiras de Salitre. The group performs contemporary Galician folk music featuring the all-female Adufeiras de Salitre, an ensemble that follows the pandereteiras tradition (an ensemble of women that sings and plays tambourines).
The song will appear in the upcoming “Noró” album, scheduled for release in February 2018.
Niño de Elche, as groundbreaking flamenco artist, is set to perform his latest project Antología del Cante Flamenco Heterodoxo on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will take place at Schimmel Center in New York City.
Multi-disciplinary artist and contemporary deconstructionist Niño de Elche combines flamenco singing and toque with performance art, poetry, improvisation, minimalism, singer-songwriting, rock and electronics. The performance is curated by Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds and is part of the New York Flamenco Festival.
Niño de Elche is a multi-faceted cantaor (flamenco singer who mixes flamenco singing and guitar with performance art, poetry, improvisation, minimalism, rock and electronics. His latest work features various Spanish musical styles and poetry such as classical zarzuela pieces, versions of Federico Garcia Lorca’s songs, the fandangos of Helios Gómez, and the caracoles (flamenco subgenre) of Valcárcel Medina.
Acclaimed world music act is set to perform at the The Fourth Light Project on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place at Schimmel Center in downtown Manhattan, New York City.
Niyaz is an acclaimed contemporary world music act rooted in Persian, Middle eastern and Indian traditions. The current lineup includes vocalist and composer Azam Ali and multi-instrumentalist and composer Loga Ramin Torkian. The group recently released The Best Of Niyaz.
Tickets are available at www.schimmelcenter.org, by calling 212-346-1715 or by visiting the box office located at 3 Spruce Street.
Acclaimed Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and Germany’s NDR Bigband are set to release Es:sensual on January 18. This is the international release of this album that previously available only in Germany.
Es:sensual is a continuation of pianist and composer Omar Sosa’s collaboration with Hamburg’s NDR Bigband (North German Radio-Norddeutscher Rundfunk) and renowned Brazilian cellist, composer and arranger Jaques Morelenbaum, whose inaugural effort can be heard on the Omar Sosa-NDR Bigband CD Ceremony (Otá, 2010).
Overdubbed (Echo Beach, 2018) is the new album by dub masters Sly & Robbie and Dubmatix. The album is scheduled for release January 19th, 2018. The recording will be available in 12″ Vinyl, CD, and digital formats.
The Third Annual Kansas City Folk Festival will take place Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 at the Westin Crown Center Hotel. Headliners include Mary Chapin Carpenter and Flaco Jiménez with Max Baca and Los Texmaniacs.
Launched in 2015, the Kansas City Folk Festival (KCFF) is family-friendly, summer-style festival in the middle of winter that is produced by Folk Alliance International. Open to the public, KCFF presents local, national, and international acts as well as the finest local “makers” in a boutique Artisan Market.
Four Stages of Local, Regional and International Artists Announced
Positive Vibration, the UK’s celebration of reggae music and Jamaican culture will take place June 8 and 9, 2018 at Baltic Triangle in Liverpool.
The first wave of acts announced includes Macka B & The Roots Ragga Band; Sister Nancy & Legal Shot Sound System; Adrian Sherwood & Creation Rebel; Iration Steppas; Misty in Roots; Don Letts; Channel One Sound System; Manudigital with Parly B and Bazil; Capital Letters; Radikal Guru with Echo Ranks and Cian Finn; Dubkasm with Solo Banton; and Count Skylarkin’ presents ‘Derek’s Island Discs’