On Saturday June 1st at Kenny Dorham's Backyard (1106 East 11th) the #InternationalGrooves series celebrates Women in World Music with Brazilian music from Paula Maya & Bossa Nova Plus and Afro-pop music from Meera Chandrasekaran and her band, Bamako Airlines! (This project has been financed in whole or in part by the City of Austin’s Live Music Fund Event Program.)
7:30-9 Bamako Airlines
9:30-11 Paula Maya & Bossa Nova Plus
Enjoy a PICNIC and some LIVE MUSIC OUTDOORS! BYOB and adult beverages! Several FOOD TRAILERS ON SITE! FAMILY-FRIENDLY and PET-FRIENDLY! Suggested donation of $15 at the gate! Children 12 and under get in free to all events and FAMILY DISCOUNTS are provided. FREE PARKING!
*Bamako Airlines is an eight-piece Afropop collective. Meera Chandrasekaran is a trained vocalist in Indian classical music who grasps the trills and pentatonic scales of Afropop and adds her special twist.
*Paula Maya is an award-winning Brazilian pianist, keyboardist, singer, songwriter and recording artist with an extensive discography available for your listening pleasure. She performs solo and with her band, Bossa Nova Plus.