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TierrAdentro: Music from Argentina

June 28, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

With the health, well-being, and comfort of all as our top priorities, City of Asylum requires that our staff, artists, and all those attending an event be fully vaccinated. Please click here to learn more about our Covid 19 policies. 

An evening of performance that crosses the musical frontiers of Argentinean folklore, art song and improvisation. 

Folklore refers to a body of popular music created in Argentina and based on indigenous dance rhythms like the zamba, cueca, chacarera, carnavalito and vidala. These songs were passed on through oral tradition and were virtually unknown outside their own region until the early 20th century. 

They then became a part of Argentina’s regional and national identity. The 1950’s and 60’s, a “Boom de Folklore”, led by songwriters like Atahualpa Yupanqui and “Cuchi” Leguizamón.

TierrAdentro explores this rich trove of music, adding their own colors and textures and expanding the forms of these songs while retaining their rhythmic essence and powerful poetry.

Featured musicians: 

Raquel Winnica Young – voice

Lenny Young – oboe

Tracy Mortimore – bass

Michael Hammer – piano

Jeff Berman – drums

About your visit:

The in-house restaurant 40 North will be closed but a cash bar will be available.

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June 28, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
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City of Asylum
(412) 435-1110
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