Next Sunday October 23rd at Le Poisson Rouge, many pf NYC's Colombian bands share the stage for their annual "Encuentro" and we're exited to take part for the fourth time!
The Encuentro is a great chance to experience the music of many different Colombian artist who's different approaches to the music of Colombia is a clear example of our rich diversity.
Below you will find the details and line up (Gregorio Uruibe Big Band PLAYS AT 10:50pm)
DATE: Sunday October 23rd
VENUE: Le Poisson Rouge (Greenwich Village)
158 Bleecker St.
5:00 Joropiada with Daniel Rojas (traditional llanero music)
5:20 Alejandro Flórez-Tibaguí (modern, sophisticated, and original Andean guitar-based music)
5:50 Daniel Fetecua and Pajarillo Pinta'o Dance Company
6:15 Lucía Pulido (renowned soulful Colombian singer)
7:00 Chia's Dance Party (Martin Vejarano's funky sextet blending jazz and Chirimia, reminiscent of a New Orleans jazz band a la Colombiana)
7:25 Tribute to Ricardo Leon Peña Villa and Ligia Naya followed by performance by classical guitar virtuoso Nilko Andreas Guarin
7:40 Samuel Torres y Yaounde (world renowned virtuoso conga player and his band)
8:20 Edmar Castañeda and Andrea Tierra (harpist extraordinaire Edmar Castaneda and his stunning wife singer/songwriter Andrea Tierra combine forces to present a jazzy take on the traditions of the Plains region of Colombia)
9:05 Jonathan Gómez y su Papayera la Original (an acoustic Colombian street band)
9:20 Sebastián Cruz Cheap Landscape Trio (earthy, urban, funky fusion of rock, jazz, and traditional Colombian rhythms)
9:45 Jonathan Gómez y su Papayera la Original
10:05 Pablo Mayor's Folklore Urbano Orchestra (renowned 12-piece dance band)
10:50 Gregorio Uribe Big Band (16-piece big band under the direction of rising star vocalist/drummer/percussio nist Gregorio Uribe)
11:20 Alejandro Zuleta Vallenato Quartet (from the dynasty of the Zuleta family of Vallenato stars) starting off the ALL STAR JAM uniting Day 1 and Day 2 of the festival, bringing together artists from both days in a celebratory jam to close the night, including Ronald Polo, Moris Cañate from Rebolú, Diego Obregon from Grupo Chonta, Memo Acevedo, Johanna Castañeda, and more!