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Miriam Elhajli & Paco Cathcart

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Doors 7PM | Show 8PM
Tickets
$20 / Members $18

Miriam Elhajli & Paco Cathcart

  • Folk
  • Global

Miriam Elhajli

  • Contemporary
  • Folk
  • Jazz

Miriam Elhajli is a folk singer, composer-improviser, and musicologist whose work is influenced by the rich musical traditions of her heritage. Elhajli lives in New York City where she performs & works as a researcher at The Association for Cultural Equity founded by Alan Lomax. Moving in the intersection of the vibrant avant-garde and the folkloric communities of Brooklyn, she has collaborated with musicians such as Mali Obomsawin, Adam Oโ€™Farrill, Jason Lindner, and Chris Dingman. Elhajli has released four records on her label Numina Records, a label she founded to aid in the documentation of traditional women’s music in the Maghreb and beyond. Numina is set to release Moroccan chaabi ensemble, Bnat El Houariyatโ€™s in June of this year.
“Eclectic, with a soaring voice” – New York Music Daily

“A haunting voice” – The New York Times

Paco Cathcart

  • Indie Folk

The Cradle is the musical project of Paco Cathcart. Born and raised in Brooklyn, and having cut their teeth at seminal DIY venues such as Palisades, The Glove, Silent Barn, etc, Cathcart has been a fixture in the New York underground for a decade or so. Often the lone “singer-songwriter” on bills with noise musicians, performance artists and clowns, Cathcart’s eclectic music reflects their locality in a thriving experimental arts scene, as well as their root interests in folk music, story-telling, history and poetry. Cathcart has something like 50 releases on cassette, vinyl, CD, and digitally, through many different indie labels, notably NNA Tapes, as well as self-releasing.

 

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