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Vicente Amigo to play Spanish Flamenco at The Town Hall

Friday, March 29, 2019
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The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
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Amigo’s ‘Tauromagia’ is one of the great Flamenco guitar albums.

September 2018

Plena Libre plays contemporary Puerto Rican plena at SOB’s in Hudson Square, Manhattan (West SoHo) on September 16, 2018 at 8 pm. Doors at 7 pm. 21+, $20

WMI Plus Experience: Griot Tradition in West Africa pairs Mali-born Kora player Yacouba Sissoko with saxophonist Edith Lettner in an evening of African griot storytelling tradition at Funky Joe’s in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan on September 26, 2018 at 7 pm. $20


October 2018

Jupiter & Okwess play Congolese Afropop at Littlefield in Gowanus, Brooklyn on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 8 pm. Doors at 7 pm. $25 – $30

Multicultural band OneBeat plays a global mashup that includes Afro-Brazilian grooves at Murmrr in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8 pm. Doors at 7 pm. $15

Pianist Randy Weston plays African rhythms at The New School – Alvin Johnson/J.M Kaplan Hall in Greenwich Village, Manhattan on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Doors at 7 pm. $40


November 2018

Mamadou Diabate and Percussion Mania tell Sambla stories on Burkina Faso balafons (wooden xylophones) at Littlefield in Gowanus, Brooklyn on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 7 pm. Doors at 6 pm. $20 – $25

Mestisay plays Canary Island pop at the David Rubenstein Atrium in Lincoln Center on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm. Doors at 6:30 pm. FREE


March 2019

African string-instrument virtuosos 3MA: Ballaké Sissoko, Diss El Maloumi & Rajery play Malian, Moroccan and Malagasy music at City Winery in Hudson Square, Manhattan (West SoHo) on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8 pm. Doors at 6 pm.

Multi-Latin Grammy winner Vicente Amigo plays Spanish Flamenco at The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8 pm. Doors at 7:30 pm. $30 – $65


 

Mariza is the heir to the Queen of Portuguese Fado

Central Park SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Daymé Arocena brings her Cuban Rumba Jazz voice to Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works
Red Hook, Brooklyn
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Ana Moura brings her Portuguese Fado voice to The Town Hall

One of the great contemporary Fado singers who crosses over from Fado traditions.
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Paco de Lucía Project by Javier Limón

World Music Institute
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
Upper West Side
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Javier Limón is a Spanish Flamenco institution

Paco de Lucía Project
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
Upper West Side
Saturday, October 14, 2017

Aurelio Martinez is a Honduran Garifuna star

The leading voice of the Garifuna people of Honduras, the last Indigenous Carib.
David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center
Thursday, January 19, 2017
FREE

Festival Ay! Más Flamenco World Music Institute

Spanish Flamenco from cutting edge to traditional!
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Symphony Space
Upper West Side, Manhattan
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La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
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March 3 – 6, 2016


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