SambaDá

While Brazilian natives Papiba Godinho and Dandha da Hora bring their profound knowledge and respect for the roots of Afro-brazilian song and dance, the entire band has developed a type of samba-reggae-funk with a universal appeal. SambaDá musically unites the Americas, drawing from percussion based styles of South and Central America, and blends it with […]

Lyla June

Lyla June is an Indigenous musician, scholar and community organizer of Diné (Navajo), Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) and European lineages. Her dynamic, multi-genre presentation style has engaged audiences across the globe towards personal, collective and ecological healing. She blends studies in Human Ecology at Stanford, graduate work in Indigenous Pedagogy, and the traditional worldview she grew up […]

Elijah Badua

Elijah Badua is a multi-instrumentalist, Producer and DJ trained in classical Turkish music, and represents a diverse pallette of music on the dance floor. A child of artists, his self-taught approach to music led him to some of the most unlikely and impressionable sources of sound. His passion for classical music was found in Istanbul, […]

Meklit

Meklit is an Ethio-American vocalist, songwriter, composer and cultural activist, making music that sways between cultures and continents. Known for her electric stage presence, innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and her emotive live shows, Meklit has rocked stages from Addis Ababa (where she is a household name) to San Francisco (her beloved home-base), to NYC, London, […]

MaMuse

(“Ma” as in Mamma; “Muse” as in the one who inspires) Harmonic, Uplifting, Folk-Soul-Revival; A Musical Tune-Up for the Heart Wholeheartedly fed by the folk and gospel traditions, MaMuse (Sarah Nutting and Karisha Longaker) create uplifting music to inspire the world into thriving. Interweaving brilliant and haunting harmony with lyrics born of honed emotional intelligence, […]

Fula Brothers

A high spirited meeting of veteran performers from West Africa and America, Fula Brothers weave West African hunters harp, fingerstyle guitar, drums, and vocals into an ecstatic groove based dialogue which the heart – and the feet – cannot resist. Master kamale ngoni player, Mamadou Sidibe, is from the Wassoulou Region of Mali, West Africa. […]

Electropical

Electropical is a genre-less journey that incorporates distinct flavors from Dancehall, Soca, Cumbia, Uk Bass, Gqom, Reggaeton, Dub, Trap,  Salsa, Bashment, Champeta, Afro beat, Hip Hop and other delicious fruits. When seen or heard in its native environment deep in the Jungles of Nevada City, California Electropical Bass will be alongside drummers, dancers, and unique […]

Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show began in late September of 1998 when a monkey wrench gang of old-time string band musicians, most of us still in our teens, left Ithaca, New York to cross the Canadian border and play our way to the Pacific. We brought our pawnshop fiddles, banjos, guitars and washboards to downtown street […]

Vox Sambou

Vox Sambou comes from Limbé, Haiti. He writes and performs in Creole, French, English, Spanish and Portugues. He is a founding member of Montreal-based hip-hop collective, Nomadic Massive. He performed across North America at the Kennedy center in Washington; Grand Performances in Los Angeles; Le Printemps de Bourges, France, Chile, Brasil, Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso, Colombia, Brasil, Morocco, […]

Red Baraat

Red Baraat is a pioneering band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by dhol player Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound, a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy. Created with no less a purposeful agenda than manifesting joy and unity […]