Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Cumbancha Artists On Tour

Cumbancha artists are on the road this spring bringing the best in international music to audiences across Europe and North America. The Garifuna torch bearers in Umalali are on the West coast this week and then make a trip East to Portsmouth, NH before returning to Vancouver for a show at the Olympics. The Idan Raichel Project brings their acclaimed acoustic show on the road in North America for the first time. Habib Koité & Bamada begin their extensive tour with four dates in the Netherlands before heading to North America. Malagasy singer and environmental activist Razia Said hits Boston, New York, London and Paris this February and March in support of the release of Zebu Nation, out February 22nd in Europe and February 23rd in North America. The futuristic Afro-Peruvian visionaries Novalima head to Switzerland and France for a string of festivals in April. Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars are gearing up for a tour in April/May to bring the music from their forthcoming album Rise & Shine to audiences across North America. Zimbabwe's Chiwoniso heads to Lafayette, LA in April for the Festival International de Louisiane.

Check out the shows below and check back to www.cumbancha.com often as new dates are still coming in!

UMALALI
Feb 10, 2010, San Diego, CA, UCSD
Feb 16, 2010, Chico, CA, UC-Chico
Feb 19, 2010, Portsmouth, NH, The Music Hall
Feb 20, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad
Mar 27, 2010, Mexico City, MX, Festival de México en al Centro Histrico

IDAN RAICHEL PROJECT - ACOUSTIC TOUR
Feb 18, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, Moods Im Schiffbau
Mar 03, 2010, Seattle, WA, Jazz Alley
Mar 03, 2010, Seattle, WA, Jazz Alley
Mar 04, 2010, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Chutzpa 2010 - Chan Center
Mar 07, 2010, Boston, MA, Berklee Performance Center
Mar 08, 2010, New York, NY, City Winery
Mar 10, 2010, Oakland, CA, Yoshi's Oakland
Mar 11, 2010, Palo Alto, CA, Oshman Family JCC - Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Mar 20, 2010, Trento, Italy, Auditorium Santa Chiara

HABIB KOITÉ & BAMADA
Feb 16, 2010, Groningen, Netherlands, De Oosterpoort
Feb 19, 2010, Leeuwarden, Netherlands, Harmonie
Feb 20, 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Melkweg
Feb 21, 2010, Nijmegen, Netherlands, Stadschouwburg
Mar 05, 2010, Madison, GA, Madison Morgan Cultural Center
Mar 07, 2010, Charleston, WV, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences
Mar 09, 2010, Salisbury, MD, Holloway Hall Auditorium, Salisbury State University
Mar 10, 2010, Vienna, VA, Barns at Wolftrap
Mar 11, 2010, Arden, DE, Gild Hall
Mar 12, 2010, Lewisburg, WV, Carnegie Hall
Mar 13, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA, August Wilson Center
Mar 14, 2010, Philadelphia, PA, Zellerbach Theatre
Mar 16, 2010, New York, NY, The HighLine Ballroom
Mar 18, 2010, Norfolk, CT, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro
Mar 19, 2010, South Orange, NJ, South Orange Performing Arts Center
Mar 20, 2010, Somerville, MA, Somerville Theatre
Mar 21, 2010, Northampton, MA, Iron Horse
Mar 24, 2010, Montreal, QC, Le National
Mar 25, 2010, Toronto, ON, Revival
Mar 27, 2010, Chicago, IL, Old Town School of Folk Music
Mar 30, 2010, Minneapolis, MN, Cedar Cultural Center
April 01, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Yoshis San Francisco
April 02, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Yoshis San Francisco
April 03, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Yoshis San Francisco
April 04, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Yoshis San Francisco
April 06, 2010, Seattle, WA, Dimitrious Jazz Alley
April 07, 2010, Seattle, WA, Dimitrious Jazz Alley
April 08, 2010, Boulder, CO, Boulder Theatre
April 09, 2010, Ogden, UT, Peerys Egyptian

RAZIA
Feb 24, 2010, New York, NY, WNYC - Soundcheck
Feb 26, 2010, Boston, MA, WGBH - Guest St. Session
Mar 16, 2010, London, United Kingdom, Momo
Mar 30, 2010, Paris, France, Satellit Café

NOVALIMA
April 13, 2010, Stans, Switzerland, Musiktage
April 14, 2010, Rubigen, Switzerland, Mhle
April 15, 2010, Winterthur, Switzerland, Salzhaus
April 16, 2010, Lyon, France, Electrochoc
North American Tour June/July


SIERRA LEONE'S REFUGEE ALL STARS

April 16, 2010, Vail, CO, Spring Back To Vail
April 17, 2010, Dallas, TX, Granada Theater
April 25, 2010, Lafayette, LA, Festival International de Louisiane
May 02, 2010, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 08, 2010, Phoenix, AZ, Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater
May 09, 2010, Phoenix, AZ, Musical Instrument Museum Music Theater
May 22, 2010, Salt Lake City, UT, Living Traditions Festival
More dates coming soon....

CHIWONISO
April 21, 2010, Lafayette, LA, Festival International de Louisiane

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