Archive for June, 2011

WoCalling on Tour

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The all female a cappella group WoCalling uses music, dance and poetry to celebrate the creative force in women. With members hailing from Zimbabwe, the UK, Norway and beyond, this is a truly cross-cultural collaboration. You can see them at the Molde International Jazz Festival July 19 and at the Mela Festival July 31.
WoCalling
Molde International Jazz Festival
Mela Festival

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Esperanza Spalding at Jazz Festivals

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Bassist, vocalist, and composer Esperanza Spalding has that magical combination of virtuosity, grace and ambition. She embarks on a series of festival appearances buoyed by her recent Grammy for Best New Artist. You can see her at the Montreal Jazz Festival on June 27, North Sea Jazz Festival on July 8 and Montreux Jazz Festival July 12-13.
Esperanza Spalding
Montreal Jazz Festival
North Sea Jazz Festival
Montreux Jazz Festival
Photo Credit: Sandrine Lee

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JOANofARC at GoGo

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

The all-female rock band JOANofARC spent the first part of 2011 recording their debut EP. You can see them live at The GoGo Festival on June 18 and Rhythm of the World Festival on July 9.
JOANofARC
GoGo Festival
Rhythm of the World Festival

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Sharon King at Eden and Edinburgh

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Touring in 2011 with her trio The Reckless Angels, Sharon King brings her amazing songwriting, instrumentation and lovely country/folk sound to audiences this summer . You can see her at Eden Festival on June 10 and then at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe August 19-20.
Sharon King
Eden Festival
Edinburgh Festival
Photo Credit: Louis de Carlo

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Big Sound of Beats Antique

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Be amazed by the big sound of the trio Beats Antique. From a marching band groove to electronic beats and Middle Eastern melodies, these guys take you for a whirlwind tour. Don’t miss them live at a host of festivals this summer including Wakarusa Music Festival June 2-5 and at Bonnaroo June 6-12.
Beats Antique
Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival
Bonnaroo

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