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Lurrie Bell

“An incendiary fusion of Chicago Blues boilerplate and his own mercurial imagination, hyperkinetic energy, and dazzling technical dexterity.” David Whiteis – Chicago Reader “If there is a Chicago blues child who perhaps epitomizes the blues life, it’s Lurrie Bell…the premier guitarist in the Windy City.” Boston Blues News Born in 1958, the son of ...

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The Klezmatics

The Klezmatics

The Klezmatics are world-renowned and Grammy-winning superstars of the klezmer world. They erupted out of New York City’s East Village in 1986 and revitalized klezmer for the new century with music that is steeped in Eastern European Jewish tradition and spirituality, while incorporating contemporary themes such as human rights and ...

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April Verch

“There is no doubting the quality of April Verch’s fiddle playing and her voice is exquisite…” No Depression “To witness a performance by April Verch is to participate in a multi-sensory experience. Some of the many hats she wears include fiddler, singer and stepdancer, all of which she combines into ...

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La Yegros

"Feminine, joyous and tropical. It’s a revolution you can dance to.” Time Out “Cumbia gets sophisticated...La Yegros has serious stage presence.... But there’s substance to her music - cumbia at its core but with some earthy “Pachamama” influences with a haunting, siren-like voice.” Songlines La Yegros is a powerful presence in Buenos ...

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Bixiga 70

Coming from diverse musical backgrounds, a meeting of musicians involved in the city’s avantgarde pop, jazz, dub and Brazilian scenes, results in the 10-piece set, trying to blur bounda- ries in space and time. With their genre-spanning mix of afro- beat, Guinean malinké, Brazilian candomblé, samba and cumbia, Bixiga 70 ...

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Nuala Kennedy Band

“ adventurous and progressive...her sound is magical indeed: Nuala's flute soars, dances, capers and chuckles..” --Folkworld “these are road-tested veterans who understand each other.” --AllMusic.com Kennedy Band has won fans around the world with its unique and powerful sound where high octane instrumentals rub shoulders with vividly presented ballads. Nuala released her third solo ...

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David Grisman Sextet

FLi Artists welcomes The David Grisman SextetWe are very pleased to announce that through an exclusive arrangement with Dexter Johnson of Carmel Music Co., FLi Artists will now be booking very special engagements at Performing Art Centers for the David Grisman Sextet. The David Grisman Sextet All of us at Folklore ...

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Las Cafeteras

"blending contemporary Afro-Mexican rhythms and hip-hop beats with the centuries-old musical genre...Las Cafeteras aim to represent the culture of East L.A. in music." -LA Magazine “uniquely Angeleno mishmash.... hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and rock … Live, they’re magnetic.” – LA Times Rooted in Son Jarocho, Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Afro-Caribbean music ...

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Dervish

Dervish

Music from the West of Ireland with passionate vocals and dazzling instrumentals. The Sligo Borough Council’s decision to award Dervish the Freedom of the Borough of Sligo cemented the group’s position as preeminent band in Ireland’s wild west. It raised them into the exalted company of poet W.B. Yeats, who was ...

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Campbell Brothers

“This man (Chuck) is the Jimi Hendrix and the Django Reinhardt of the steel guitar...” — Andy Grigg, Real Blues “The Campbell Brothers play music that until recently was heard only in gospel churches, with pedal steel guitar lines swooping skyward like a gospel shouter.” — Jon Pareles, The New York Times The Campbell ...

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Band of Ruhks

Band of Ruhks (formerly The Rambling Rooks) features Ronnie Bowman, Don Rigsby, and Kenny Smith, who began playing together with the Lonesome River Band in the '90s, but didn't officially begin working as a group until 2013. All three musicians are high-profile performing artists who have done their share of ...

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Pine Leaf Boys

Louisiana’s finest, the four-time Grammy-Nominated Pine Leaf Boys have made a name for presenting their own inimitable brand of Cajun music with youthful exuberance. Hailing from southwest Louisiana, the Pine Leaf Boys, known for their wild shows and thoughtful arrangements, have breathed new life into Cajun music, reviving ancient songs ...

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Cumbia All Stars

The Cumbia All Stars unite luminaries drawn from some of the major bands of the golden age of 70's and 80's Peruvian cumbia in a stunning and contemporary reprise.Almost like the Buena Vista Social Club of Lima...but with surf rock guitars and a touch of psychedelia! Few musical styles have been so ...

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Lúnasa

Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is indeed a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland. Its members have helped form the backbone of some of the greatest Irish groups of the decade. Bassist Trevor ...

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Fatoumata Diawara

Perpetuating Mali's rich musical tradition, Fatoumata Diawara presents a joyous mix of the vibrant and understated, combining songs about love, politics and empowerment. With arresting melodies soaring over intricate guitar and drum arrangements. Inspired by Wassoulou tradition, jazz, and blues, Fatoumata Diawara has created her own unique contemporary folk sound, with ...

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Frank Vignola

With over 1000 engagements in the last five years alone, Frank Vignola has become one of the most popular and sought after guitarists on the international music scene. His dynamic genre-spanning music has brought him to 14 countries on three continents – and still growing – performing in some of ...

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Eric Bibb

Already enjoying success in Europe, Grammy nominee Eric Bibb is becoming a familiar face - and voice - in the U.S. Nominated for nine W.C. Handy Blues Music Awards and winner of the Best Newcomer title in the British Blues Awards, Bibb has been appropriately described as “discreetly awesome” and ...

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Mbongwana Star

​Confounding African musical traditions with the Democratic Republic of Congo supergroup (Mbongwana on Nowness)  Mbongwana Star hails from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo—a network of shantytowns and night shelters where founding members Coco Ngambali and Theo Nzonza (of Staff Benda Bilili fame) pulled together members of a new ...

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