First Fridays! Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Banda Magda
Friday, February 2, 2018, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays

Carnegie Hall comes to The Bronx! Join us for a special evening of performances by Banda Magda. Led by Greek-born composer, orchestrator, singer and accordionist Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda moves from Samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando.

 

6:00pm - 7:00pm Kids activity table and gallery tours
7:30pm Performance begins

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Magda Giannikou—the Greek-born leader of Banda Magda—boasts silky vocals, nimble-fingered accordion playing, and an effervescent stage presence that, together, make for an irresistible performance. With members of the band hailing from Argentina, Japan, Colombia, and the United States, Banda Magda taps into each of these cultures for an eclectic sound. French songs, Afro-Peruvian landó, samba, Greek dance, and other diverse styles compose Banda Magda’s inventive set list. The group continues to explore new ground with its new album, Tigre, released in 2017.

 

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