The World Music Series at Confluence Gallery

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World Music brings cultural experiences to the Methow Valley

In 2016, Confluence Gallery brought musicians from around the world, who preserve and present traditional folk music, to eager audiences. Through the World Music Concert Series, we will continue to invite more of these artists to share their gifts in 2017.

 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts

Düm Duet A Turkish Rhythm Celebration!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Featuring Raquy Danziger on Darbuka and Kemenche and Michael Burdi on Oud

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Confluence Gallery in Twisp, WA
Admission: General seating, $15 in advance or at the door.
Tickets: Call (509) 997-ARTS (2787) to reserve advance tickets!

All the way from Istanbul, this electrifying show features Turkish style darbuka/dumbek drumming. The ensemble performs intricate and dazzling compositions comprised of rhythms from Turkey, Egypt, Iran and India as well as funk, samba and hip hop beats. A treat for the eyes as well as the ears, this show is carefully choreographed with many theatrical elements and some audience participation.

In addition to the drumming pieces, the show will include Raquy’s dreamy melodic compositions featuring the mystical 12 – stringed King Kemenche Tarhu, a futuristic version of the Persian spike fiddle accompanied by Arabic Oud.

Eric & Encarnación An Evening of Flamenco Passion and Soul!

Friday, May 19, 2017

Seattle based duo Eric and Encarnacion bring an intimate evening of fiery Flamenco music and dance.

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Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Confluence Gallery in Twisp, WA
Admission: General seating, $15 in advance or at the door.
Tickets: Call (509) 997-ARTS (2787) to reserve advance tickets!
Tickets: Online at Brown Paper Tickets

Eric & Encarnación are an internationally renowned flamenco duo known for the deep connection that permeates their live performances. The artists will present traditional and original compositions & dance numbers, rooted in the deep tradition of Andalusia, Spain; the centuries old art form known as FLAMENCO. Audiences will no doubt feel the raw emotion of this nonstop presentation while experiencing the authentic depth and startling range of world class flamenco artists.

The Kosher Red Hots Klezmer Extravaganza!

Friday, June 9, 2017

The Kosher Red Hots open a treasury of Jewish music.

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Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Confluence Gallery in Twisp, WA
Admission: General seating, $15 in advance or at the door.
Tickets: Call (509) 997-ARTS (2787) to reserve advance tickets!
Tickets: Online at Brown Paper Tickets

The Kosher Red Hots embrace a timeless world-café of folk songs and whirlwind klezmer music from Eastern Europe, Judeo-Spanish romances from the eastern Mediterranean, and the songs and swing of New York’s Yiddish theater. Songs in Yiddish, Ladino, and English that are spirited to tender while weaving tales, humor, history, and just plain fun into each concert.

Past Concerts

The Balkans and Beyond — The Lonely Coast joined by Annie Ford & Adam Troy

Saturday, September 10,2016

Come be entranced by the lilting voices of Rumelia, the urban sounds of former Yugoslavia and popular music of the modern-day Balkans

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Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Confluence Gallery in Twisp, WA
Admission: General seating, $15 in advance or at the door.
Tickets: Call (509) 997-ARTS (2787) to reserve advance tickets!

Twining their voices in close-harmony duets from the streets of old Tetova and further east into the Black Sea regions of Anatolia and the Caucasus, The Lonely Coast weave a gorgeous musical landscape with shimmering threads of story and song.