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MASTERS OF TRADITION (From Ireland)

An exceptional evening of Celtic music performed by some of Ireland’s most esteemed traditional musicians, Masters of Tradition celebrates Irish music in its purest form and features Martin Hayes and Cathal Hayden on fiddle, Iarla Ó Lionáird on vocals, Dennis Cahill and Seamie O’Dowd on guitar, Máirtín O’Connor on accordion and David Power on uilleann pipes.

"Masters of Tradition lives up to its name . . . not to be missed." - The New Yorker

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/28/2014 - 20:00

TINARIWEN (From Southern Sahara)

Tinariwen, a free-flowing band of nomadic Tuaregs, blends time-honored musical forms with a rebellious sensibility to create entrancing desert blues. A sensational live act, they electrify traditional Tuareg melodies with edgy blues, rock, pop, Berber, and Arabic influences to create a gritty, hypnotic sound.

Their most recent recording, Tassili, which included several tracks with members of TV On The Radio, won the 2012 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album.

"Tinariwen is just about the best guitar-based rock band of the 21st century." - Bob Boilen, NPR Music

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014 - 19:00

Camille A. Brown & Dancers (Boston Debut)

Performing the Boston premieres of New Second Line, City of Rain, and excerpts from Mr. Tol.e.rance

Camille A. Brown has rapidly made a name for herself as a virtuosic dancer and provocative choreographer. Her dazzling company soars through history utilizing comedy, original music, animation, theater, and a poignantly retrospective dance vocabulary.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/14/2014 - 19:30
Sat, 03/15/2014 - 20:00

Tomatito (Boston Debut)

José Fernández Torres, known as Tomatito, is a guitarist of major significance within the realm of flamenco. His unique approach and elegant style highlight his unprecedented musical sensitivity and interpretative power. He will be accompanied by a full ensemble and a spectacular flamenco dancer.

Tickets: $48, $42, $37, $30 Reserved seating

For tickets and information call 617-876-4275 or visit www.WorldMusic.org

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/16/2014 - 19:00

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014 (From Spain)

STARS OF FLAMENCO  featuring  ANTONIO CANALES, CARLOS RODRÍGUEZ, KARIME AMAYA, JESÚS CARMONA

This star-studded evening features Antonio Canales, one of Spain ́s most powerful flamenco dancers of all time; Carlos Rodríguez, the unforgettable choreographer of Nuevo Ballet Español; Karime Amaya, grandniece of Carmen Amaya and a sensationally beautiful and riveting performer; and the young star Jesús Carmona, all accompanied by a fiery ensemble of flamenco musicians.

Tickets: $79, $58, $48, $30 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/08/2014 - 20:00
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 15:00

Habib Koité (From Mali)

Blessed with a sweet, intimate voice, Malian guitar virtuoso Habib Koité has become one of the leading figures in Afro-pop. Backed by his band, he creates a sparkling modern sound that draws on several styles of traditional Malian music along with touches of blues, jazz, and rock.

Tickets: $35 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 20:00

AGNES OBEL (From Denmark)

Pure, austere, and remarkably poised, Agnes Obel infuses her exquisite, atmospheric songs with a deep and resonant melancholy. Her double-platinum debut Philharmonics was an unexpected hit in her native Denmark (as well as in France, Belgium and her adopted home of Germany).

Now she comes to Boston for the first time with Aventine, a languid and reflective sophomore recording. Obel's sweet velvety voice and pristine mix of piano, violin and cello are captivating.

Tickets: $25 general admission

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 20:00

ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO (From Benin)

With pulsating rhythms, a captivating voice, and dazzling stage presence, Angélique Kidjo transforms her many musical influences into a riveting Afro-pop tour de force.

Tickets: $40 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/23/2014 - 19:00

ASAF AVIDAN (From Israel)

Perhaps the most interesting voice in the Israeli music scene today, 32-year-old Asaf Avidan has become a huge sensation in Israel and Europe.

Singing primarily in English, Avidan’s powerful voice is unmatched. He has been called a "force of nature" and "the love child of Dylan and Joplin."

Tickets: $28 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 20:00

Boston’s 4×4 Improv Tournament

An improv tournament celebrating Boston improv. Part-March Madness & part-longform improv celebration.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1413252915582074/

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 21:00

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