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Multiflora Productions

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Multiflora Productions is a DC-based music production agency committed to presenting and promoting music of the world’s peeps.

October 2018

Money Chicha and Tribu Baharú with Leon City Sounds at Bossa Bistro

October 18 @ 9:30 pm
Bossa Bistro, 2463 18th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, DC 20009 United States
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Money Chicha is an Austin, Texas based group featuring members of the Grammy-award winning Latin orchestra Grupo Fantasma and its offshoot funk outfit Brownout which performs a fuzzed-out, reverb-drenched and percussion-heavy style of music inspired by the sounds of Peru and Colombia in the 60s and 70s. This style of music, sometimes called “chicha” music, is known for its infectious Latin beat, its psychedelic, surf guitar pyrotechnics and its melodies influenced by the indigenous culture of the Andes mountains. Tribu…

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Turning Jewels Into Water at McNeir Auditorium at Georgetown University

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
McNeir Auditorium, 37th and O Streets, N.W
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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The Intersection of Ritual, Improvisation, Global Rhythms and Music-Technology TurningJewelsIntoWater, a beat-and-ritual-based project from percussionist Ravish Momin (founder of Tarana) in collaboration with Haitian experimental electronic artist Val Jeanty (Val-Inc), began with a jam session at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY, while Momin was artist-in-residence there in September of 2017. Their collaboration, rooted in improvisation shaped by ritual, evokes the esoteric realms of the creative subconscious. Drawing from the voodoo religion, Val recreates the ancient rhythm and pulse of Haiti…

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Colombian Music Showcase with Kombilesa Mi and La Marvela

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tropicalia, 2001 14th St, NW, Lower Level - Corner of U & 14th (Enter From U St, Down Stairs)
Washington, District of Columbia, DC 20009 United States
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$12.00

Hailing from Palenque, the first free black town in the Americas, the hip-hop group Kombilesa Mi overlays traditional Colombian rhythms and instruments with lyrics in both Spanish and the local language, Palenquero. The result is an electrifying fusion of Palenquero music and urban rap. Proud of their heritage and passionate about music, Kombilesa Mi (Palenquero for My Friends) represents the voice of a new generation of Colombian musicians. The band’s Tropicalia performance is part of their U.S. debut tour. La Marvela from Washington DC is…

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Flash of the Spirt Festival: Anacostia Arts Center Matinee

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Road Southeast DC 20020 United States + Google Map
$10.00

All-ages matinee at the Anacostia Arts Center located in Historic Anacostia. The center is a unique space which includes a black box theatre, retail spaces & a cafe. The beloved intention of the matinee show is simple: for all ages to participate, for emerging and independent musicians to play what they want, and for the fans to find community. This showcase will feature wildly eclectic lineup featuring TurningJewelsIntoWater, No Plans, Kamyar Arsani, Elmapi, Warm Sun, LIGHT BEAMS, FLAMERS, Panini Girlfriend,…

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Multiflora Productions Presents Zerzura: A Saharan Acid Western

October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Suns Cinemas, 3107 Mount Pleasant St. NW
Washington, DC 20010 United States
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$10.00

“Zerzura” is a feature length film shot in the Sahara desert by Sahel Sounds and the nascent Imouhar Studio. Mixing folktales and documentary, the film follows a young man from in Niger who leaves home in search of an enchanted oasis. His journey leads him into a surreal vision of the Sahara, crossing paths with djinn, bandits, gold seekers, and migrants. A folktale transposed onto an acid western, the film is a collaborative fiction, written and developed with a Tuareg…

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Global Sounds on the Hill: Kurbasy

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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$15.00

Hill Center is thrilled to welcome KURBASY as part of our Global Sounds series. From the Carpathian Mountains, Kurbasy traces contemporary connections to an archaic past. Lviv, the eons-old Carpathian hub, holds Ukraine’s cultural core. Around this nucleus, spheres of tradition and innovation spin, collide and reform. The idea of culture as a cosmic living organism is central to Kurbasy, whose folk-based multimedia performances vibrate in tight vocal harmonies, resonant lyrics, culturally unique instruments, and phantasmagoric visual imagery. Conceived and directed by…

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Quatro na Bossa at Bossa Bistro

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bossa Bistro, 2463 18th St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, DC 20009 United States
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$10.00

Quatro na Bossa plays Brazilian music from the 50s, 60s and 70s with a party vibe. You'll hears sounds of Samba, bossa nova, MPB, and forro. Adaptable music for dancing, lounging, drinking, thinking, celebrating or suffering. This lovely group from Richmond, Virginia pulls songs from the great Brazilian songbook: Jobim, Djavan, Jorge Ben, Donato, Chico, Edu, Tropicalismo and more.

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Radio Jarocho and Los Gallos Negros at Tropicalia

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tropicalia, 2001 14th St, NW, Lower Level - Corner of U & 14th (Enter From U St, Down Stairs)
Washington, District of Columbia, DC 20009 United States
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$20.00

A Mexican and Latin American music showcase to remember! Radio Jarocho from NYC join forces with DC's Los Gallos Negros to take the audience on a sonic journey of musical genres from Mexican and Latin American culture! Traditional Latin American food will be available for purchase to make this your one-stop shop for the night! Expect more surprises as we get closer to the date. Radio Jarocho plays the rowdy, upbeat, and at times melancholic music of the countryside of Veracruz,…

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Transendental Showcase with Rumput / Falsa / Kamyar at Rhizome

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Rhizome, 6950 Maple St NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States
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$10.00

Rumput plays kroncong (a string-band tradition from Indonesia) and explores parallel threads with other traditions, especially old-time string-band music of the United States and British Isles, and Indonesian gamelan. Falsa performs 14th century Sufi music, described as " the cure for alienation" and "music that's not about means to ends but about meaning and transcendence. Umer Piracha on Vocals, accompanied by Siddharth Ashokkumar on Carnatic Violin, Tom Deis on Guitar/Harmonium, Paul Arendt on Lead Guitar, and Greg Foran on Percussion. The effect…

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Yeni Nostalji, Time Is Fire, and MatizeWave at Rhizome

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Rhizome, 6950 Maple St NW
Washington, DC 20012 United States
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$10.00

Sunday October 28: Yeni Nostalji, Time Is Fire, and MatizeWave at Rhizome 7:30PM $10 suggested Matizwave is a band that mixes Latin American rythms with alternative and modern music (pop, hip hop, electronic and rock). Instruments include guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, maracas, guacharaca and congas. Time Is Fire is a band that could only come out of Washington DC. Rooted in DC's post-punk scene but reaching out to embrace rhythms from across the world, the group summons a kaleidoscopic sound…

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District of Raga at Bossa Bistro

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
$10.00

Wednesday Oct 31: District of Raga at Bossa Bistro 8:30PM $10 District of Raga is a  monthly event for Indian classical music practitioners and lovers. Featured artists perform at 9 PM + jam session at 10:30 PM. Every last Wed of the month at Bossa Bistro.

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