As one of the last black string bands in the U.S.—currently based in the concrete hills of NYC—the Hillbillies keep an important legacy alive with a rootsy, homegrown style that many forget was a key element in the genesis of all the music we cherish as uniquely American—jazz, blues, bluegrass, rockabilly, rock and roll and country.Find out more »
"Bluegrass superstars" (New York Times)
Winners of numerous International Bluegrass Music Awards, including entertainer of the year, song of the year and album of the year.
Combine a hefty helping of Tex Mex conjunto, simmer with several parts Texas rock, add a daring dash of well-cured blues and R&B riffs, and you’ve cooked up the tasty, oh-so-dance-able TexManiacs groove!Find out more »
Reshaping ancient and contemporary Ukrainian music, DakhaBrakha’s hypnotic textures meld soulful folk and ritual songs with Balkin, African, Jazz and R&B. This playful band from Kiev will perform new songs from their yet to released album as well as old favorites.Find out more »
An eclectic mix of folk, rock, and country, with banjo, guitar, and fiddle.Find out more »
The 30th Anniversary of our Young People's Theater Arts Workshops and Shakespeare in the Valley!Find out more »
With exceptional warmth and a powerful presence to augment her virtuosity, Daymé Arocena is one of the “most inviting ambassadors” for Cuba’s contemporary music. Santerian chant, rhythmic complexity, fluid jazz styling, and a nuanced Afro-Cuban soulfulness—she channels the elements in service to her audience and culture.
“Ms. Arocena unites cosmopolitan musicianship with deep roots”—New York Times.Find out more »
This French Music supergroup draws its inspiration from the music of southwest Louisiana and pays tribute to its pioneers with classic Cajun, Creole, zydeco, and swamp blues songs.
Each band member is an acclaimed musician in his own right; seeing them perform together as Racines is a rare treat!Find out more »
Iraqi oud virtuoso and composer Rahim AlHaj perfectly blends traditional and modern music with breathtaking skill and emotion. Joined by santour maestro Sourena Sefati and Palestinian-American Arabic percussion master Issa Malluf, this 2-time Grammy nominee translates the haunting sorrow, joy, angst, passion, and determination that he has experienced and witnessed in his lifelong struggle against injustice — as an Iraqi, a political refugee, and today as an American citizen—into soulful and passionate music.Find out more »
A nine-piece chamber ensemble featuring NYC’s finest young classical musicians, Frisson showcases a myriad of rarely-performed masterworks. Listen and enjoy as Frisson expands and contracts into a variety of ensembles, including quintets, sextets, and a small chamber orchestra.Find out more »
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