JUMP! DANCE COMPANY
with Sidy Maiga Afrimanding
JUMP! will create a signature site-specific dance around the Civil War Memorial—an iconic downtown Providence public art work. In the their signature white costumes, JUMP! dancers will move to West African drummers, led by music from Sidy Maiga’s Afrimanding. This is a one of a kind event!
Salsa y Gaitas
SALSA Y GAITAS
Get ready to dance in the streets!
Salsa Y Gaitas is a reflection of Providence present, with 12 members drawn from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic playing a multicultural blend of music from around the Caribbean and Latin America.
An eclectic, eight-piece future-soul outfit
Mixing old school vibes with a forward-thinking sound, Mad Satta recently released its debut album, Comfort, produced by three-time Grammy winner Prince Charles Alexander. Led by the searing, sultry vocals of frontwoman Joanna Teters, this New York band mixes jazz, soul and modern day funk into its own unique blend.
Brazil’s BIXIGA 70
BRAZIL’S BIXIGA 70
Afrobeat to get you on your feet!
Showcasing striking, unexpected, and groundbreaking sounds, Bixiga is a brassy afrobeat orchestra bringing together an array of beats from Brazil’s musical palette to create a high-voltage live show that is not to be missed.
Pedrito Martinez Group
PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP
A new chapter in Cuban music history
Martinez is one of the masters of Afro-Cuban drumming, the world’s first-call rumbero, and one of the most exciting bandleaders working in jazz or Latin music today.