Photo credit: www.tribalsoundz.com
Here is the schedule for the new round of benefit shows for Tribal Soundz, which will raise money for a great music store on 6th street about to lose it's space to the real estate bastards who seem to own NYC. My friend Dennis Driscoll is performing May 12th and May 18th. Try to pop in and support this store's future and the artists that will be performing...Dennis is a great author who does readings of his work that I have mentioned before.
Tribal Soundz is at 340 E. 6th Street.
Here is the line-up:
We're throwing TWO MORE WEEKENDS of rockin' gorgeous
B E N E F I T C O N C E R T S ... in-store !
Pleez come ... we seriously need your support,
or TRIBAL SOUNDZ wont be around much longer ...
BRING EVERYONE YOU KNOW.
these shows are magical and fun, and will help us stick around.
TRIBAL SOUNDZ BENEFIT CONCERTS
$10 minimum donation
FREE CD with each donation !
all shows held at Tribal Soundz - 340 e 6th st
FRIDAY MAY 11th 8pm SHARP
A N D R E W P O T E N Z A - Drum Circle
The audience creates a groove using Tribal Soundz drums !
Everyone can play ...
C H R I S T I N E B A R D - drums, percussion
Christine is a drummer/percussionist who
has worked with Bob Ostertag, Zeena Parkins,
Marc Ribot, Elliot Sharp, The Harry Partch Ensemble,
Bang On A Can All-stars, Chris Theberge,and John Zorn.
She has also worked with choreographers Yoshiko Chuma
and Jean Erdman and has composed music for Solo Drums
for several dance companies.
duo w/ N O R A B A L A B A N
timbila (african xylophone)
M I C H A E L A T T I A S - alto sax
The helpless result of migrations spanning North Africa,
the Middle East, Western Europe and the American Midwest,
Michaël Attias is a tribal world musician by default.
He will be playing the brass single-reed cousin of the
instrument used to charm serpents in the country of his
parents' birth, otherwise known as the alto saxophone,
in the company of long-time friend and collaborator tribal
world percussionist CHRISTINE BARD.
S I D H A Y W O O D E - British soul . vocals, guitar
J O E H A R V A R D - country eastern rock
Co-founder of Boston's legendary Fort Apache Recording,
author of 33-1/3's "The Velvet Underground and Nico",
Joe Harvard has played lap steel, gtr. synth and 6-string
on LPs as stylistically diverse as Dinosaur, Jr.,Throwing Muses,
and the Pernice Brothers. Those instruments, as well as
cumbus, pedal steel, strumstick and bazouki all surface in Joe's
Country Eastern style, combining indie rock and country w/the
timbres of indian and middle eastern instruments.
SATURDAY MAY 12th 8pm
S Y L V A I N L E R O U X - fula flute
French Canadian musician SYLVAIN LEROUX has
pioneered Jazz/African music collaborations
for almost thirty years. Sylvain is one of the rare
outsiders to master the tambin, fula flute of Guinea.
His latest project,"Source w/ Abdoulaye Diabate,
has been gathering accolades from the global
World music community. Tonights performance
will consist of solo improvised music performed
on various instruments as well as collaborative pieces
with surprise guests.
E X T R A V I R G I N M A R Y - Post Patti Smith folk
One dirty old man, his x-wife and her current boyfriend.
Deerfrance, Paul Chapin & several other floating members
including Dee Pop .
L E N I S T E R N - guitar, vocals
D E N N I S D R I S C O L L - dope fiends from Inwood.
True stories of sex, drugs and growing up in Inwood.
A GOURD, A STRING AND A MILK TRUCK . mbira music of zimbabwe.
Jim Pugliese & Nora Balaban
FRIDAY MAY 28th 8pm
J I M P U G L I E S E
Jim Pugliese is a drummer,percussionist,composer
and international recording artist on over sixty CD's
of experimental, Jazz and Rock music. He has toured
and recorded with John Zorn, Marc Ribot, Anthony Coleman,
Elliot Sharp and The Philip Glass Ensemble.
duo w/ MARCO CAPPELLI
duo w/ ANTHONY COLEMAN
trio w/ DENNIS DRISCOLL & ANTHONY COLEMAN
Stories of sex, drugs and growing up in Inwood.
A GOURD, A STRING AND A MILK TRUCK
JIM PUGLIESE & NORA BALABAN - mbira & voice
E A S S I D E P E R C U S S I O N
JIM PUGLIESE, CHRISTINE BARD, MICHAEL EVANS
Using traditional, world, and found percussion,
lo-tech electronics and electric collect-ibles,
Easside Percussion creates music that can range
from a calming sea of ambient sound to an exhilarating
massive drumbeat, leaving their audiences immersed in
a sphere of sound which touches a most primal and
intelligent part of the listener.
Virtuosos. Christine Bard, Michael Evans and James Pugliese
played rhythms off one another with split second coordination.
-Village Voice, NYC-
SATURDAY MAY 19th 8pm
K A L I Z
MICHAEL EVANS, KATO HIDEKI & ANDERS NILLSON
Michael, Kato and Anders prepare to happily improvise until
they levitate themselves and then the audience!
A L E X O B E R T
Drums,voice,upright bass ...
and an addiction to world instruments.
Alex has played with the master musicians of Jajouka,
Mahmoud Ghana of the Gnawa, Zakir Hussein ,Cecil Taylor,
members of Sun Ra's orchestra,and his punk group THE SCAM,
which included NY times music critic and clarinetist Robert
Palmer,toured the world with Sonic Youth,Fishbone,Circle jerks,
and Phish. ALEX will be creating sonic landscapes with bass,
percussion, looping kamenche, zaphoon, bass, gimbri,and flutes
fusing his training and mental illness.
SUNDAY MAY 20th 8pm -11
M A R I S S A - Bellydance
Marissa has performed solo throughout Maharastra,
India, where she has been influenced by hindustani,
bhangra, and bollywood styles of movement. As a
professional clarinetist as well,her artistic endeavors
have led her to western classical music and klezmer music,
having played in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.
S O U N D S OF T A R A A B - Songs of Zanzibar
"The Sounds of Taraab" play popular music from
Zanzibar,Mombasa,and other towns of the east African
coast. This genre, known as Taraab, is influenced by
Arabic & Indian modes and is driven by a percolating
African beat. Tonights quartet will play Swahili songs
of unrequited love, emotionally charged Taqsim improvs,
and driving beats to boot!
S E A M A N & Q U E E R F U N K E L
The genius songs and sweetly harmonized vocals of
our favorite queer folk pop duo.
G U I T A R D U O
Marco Cappelli with Eyal Maoz