Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

ERB

EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND

An open band of brass, reeds and drums, there are over 30 musicians and dancers in the ERB family. Their musical influences range from New Orleans jazz to Middle Eastern klezmer, Spanish revolutionary songs to funk, rhythm & blues.

Salsa y Gaitas

SALSA Y GAITAS

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.

Daniel Bernard Roumain

DANIEL BERNARD ROUMAIN

A Harlem composer on a unique musical journey combines signature violin sounds with electronica and urban influences to create something entirely his own

Arc Iris

ARC IRIS

Arc Iris’ music is fiercely bold and experimental, yet retains enough folk/pop DNA to be immediately recognizable as something accessible and compelling.

DOPPELGANGER DANCE COLLECTIVE

DOPPELGÄNGER DANCE COLLECTIVE

Two is better than one when Rhode Island’s own Doppelgänger Dance Collective (DDC) takes the stage. Co-founding dancers Shura Baryshnikov and Danielle Davidson were drawn together to foster the creation and performance of original, contemporary choreographic work for duet.

Plena Libre

PLENA LIBRE

Plena and bomba are distinctive musical styles of Puerto Rico, and the virtuoso musicians of Plena Libre are their contemporary masters.

Sidy Maiga and AfriManding

SIDY MAIGA AND AFRIMANDING

In the hands of master drummer Sidy Maiga the djembe does not just beat—it sings, shouts, whispers, laughs, cries, and electrifies.

Chachi Carvalho

CHACHI CARVALHO

Chachi Carvalho has established himself as one of the most prolific and enduring local rappers, with positive messages that have made him a fan favorite.