Capitol Hill Concerts Upcoming Shows
Traditional Cuban, Mexican,
& Latin Rock
Saturday January 20th, 2024 @ 7 pm
Los Bohemios is an acoustic ensemble performing Cuban Son, Salsa, and Boleros; Bossa Nova; Latin Rock; Latin Jazz and Mexican Mariachi repertoire. The group features Ricardo Peña on vocals and guitar or requinto, Amy Biondo on vocals and hand percussion, Ed Edwards on guitar and vocals, Mark Diamond on upright bass, and Dean Kielian on congas and bongos. They offer beautiful 3-part harmony, Spanish guitars, acoustic bass and Latin percussion to create danceable salsa rhythms in the style of Buena Vista Social Club or Gloria Estefan, and romantic ballads in the style of Los Panchos. You’ll be moved by their impeccable musicianship and diverse repertoire. For more information, visit www.amybiondo.com/los-bohemios
A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit Prison Mindfulness. Their mission is to provide prisoners, prison staff, and prison volunteers with the most effective, evidence-based tools for rehabilitation, self-transformation, and personal & professional development. In particular, they provide and promote the use of proven effective mindfulness-based interventions (MBI’s). Their dual focus is on transforming individual lives as well as transforming the corrections system as a whole in order to mitigate its extremely destructive impact on families, communities and the overall social capital of our society.
Original Contemporary Jazz
Saturday February 24th, 2024 @ 7 pm
Rajdulari is a chart-topping jazz/soul vocalist and actor based in Denver, Colorado. Her latest album ‘Journey of a Woman’ reached Billboard’s Top 100 in R&B and held the #1 spot on UK’s Soul chart for over three weeks. Hailed as one of Soultrain.com’s “Best of What’s Next” artists, Rajdulari is now in the process of recording her 3rd album under her own Independent Label. Rajdulari’s recent and upcoming symphony orchestra engagements include She’s Got Soul and Aretha: A Tribute with dozens of symphony orchestras around the country. Having toured worldwide (including venues in New York, Denver, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Birmingham, Washington D.C., London, and Paris), Rajdulari continues to grace the music industry with her empowering lyrics, soulful and revolutionary performances nationwide. Her charming charisma accompanied by her rich, passionate vocals give her an unforgettable presence on stage. For more info, visit www.rajdulari.com
A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit The Kaleidoscope Project. This organization assists forward thinking organizations by training and dispatching people of color who represent underserved populations to go back into their communities to do advocacy work on behalf of those organizations. They believe the pursuit of equity should reflect the demographic or the concerns of the communities organizations hope to impact. Through training and education, this project seeks to arm and equip hubs of organizers within marginalized communities opportunities to partner with groups and begin working on behalf of their own village.
Re-spun folk tunes, indie-pop originals, & music from everywhere
Saturday April 13th, 2024 @ 7 pm
Jayme Stone is a musician, composer, instigator, producer, and educator. Stone, a “consummate team player” (Downbeat), has collaborated with Margaret Glaspy, Moira Smiley, Tim O’Brien, Bruce Molsky, Julian Lage, Dom Flemons, Bassekou Kouyate, and many more. Guided by his own aesthetic compass and a desire to let his collaborators “make the sounds that only they know how to make”, he has made a surprise album every two or three years—seven total. Albums like Africa to Appalachia, a polyrhythmic tale of two continents; the Lomax Project, which re-imagines songs collected by American folklorist Alan Lomax; and most recently, AWake, an album of original indie-pop songs.
Jayme Stone’s Folklife treats old field recordings not as time capsules, but as heirloom seeds passed down from a bygone generation. Planting these sturdy seeds in modern soil, this versatile gathering of musicians has cultivated vibrant Sea Island spirituals, Creole calypsos, and stomp-down Appalachian dance tunes for contemporary listeners. Their concerts are moving, inventive, and participatory experiences that prove folk songs are indeed perennials for the people. For more information, visit www.jaymestone.com.
A portion of the proceeds from this concert will benefit Re:Vision. Their mission is to work with people in economically marginalized neighborhoods to develop resident leaders, cultivate community food systems, and create an economy owned by the community. Their purpose is to cultivate thriving, resilient communities, with a vision to create a world based on love, compassion, collaboration, and stewardship for the planet, our children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of every person in our community.