Estonian Neo-Folk Trio Trad.Attack! is currently touring the United States. Trad.Attack! includes Sandra Vabarna, Jalmar Vabarna and Tõnu Tubli, musicians dedicated to carrying the folk traditions of Estonia forward into the 21st century.
Trad.Attack! draw inspiration from archive recordings of the great Estonian folk singers and instrumentalists who created and performed music for work, leisure and festivities in the old times. The musicians build a modern sound and pulsating rhythmic structures around old recordings, using acoustic 12-string guitar, drums, an array of whistles, bagpipes and mouth harps.
Since their 2014 debut Trad.Attack! has released two internationally acclaimed albums, won 14 music prizes, and played in over thirty countries from Chile to Malaysia — including such festivals as WOMEX, WOMAD, Eurosonic, Transmusicales, and Mundial Montreal.
Trad.Attack! 2017 U.S. Tour Dates:
10/10: Joe’s Pub, New York, NY
10/13: Estonian House, Lakewood, NJ
10/14: Latvian House, Washington, DC
10/15: Crossroads Concert, Philadelphia, PA
10/17: Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, Washington, DC
10/20: LEAF Festival, Black Mountain, NC
Author: World Music Central News Department
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