Leyla McCalla

folk
Tuesday
05
November 2024
  • Museum
19:30
BOTACARTE 23
TICKET 26
DAY OF SHOW 29
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Tickets go on sale: 17.05 - 11:00

When

Tue. 5 Nov, 2024

Where

  • Museum

Doors

19:30

Organiser

Botanique
Leyla McCalla
"a freewheeling and joyous listen"
The Guardian

Born in New York City to Haitian emigrants and activists, Leyla McCalla finds inspiration from her past and present – her music vibrates with three centuries of history and influences from around the globe. McCalla possesses a stunning mastery of the cello, tenor banjo and guitar and, as a multilingual singer and songwriter, has risen to produce a distinctive sound that reflects the union of her roots and experience. In addition to her solo work, McCalla is a founding member of Our Native Daughters (with Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah and Allison Russell) and alumna of Grammy award-winning Black string band The Carolina Chocolate Drops.

McCalla’s new album and fifth studio recording, Sun Without the Heat, is playful and full of joy while holding the pain and tension of transformation. Throughout Sun Without the Heat’s tentracks, McCalla achieves a balance of heaviness and light with melodies and rhythms derived from various forms of Afro-diasporic music including Afrobeat, Ethiopian modalities, Brazilian Tropicalismo, and American folk and blues.

Leyla McCalla - "Sun Without the Heat"
Leyla McCalla: Tiny Desk Concert

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