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Leir Outdoor Stage @ Jacob's Pillow

Soles of Duende at Jacob's Pillow

SOLES OF DUENDE PERCUSSIVE TRIO | AUGUST 5, 2022 opening performance by Freedom Dabka Group

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Soles of Duende at Jacob's Pillow

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Aug 05, 6:00 PM

Leir Outdoor Stage @ Jacob's Pillow, 358 George Carter Rd, Becket, MA 01223, USA

About the event

SOLES OF DUENDE PERCUSSIVE TRIO | AUGUST 5, 2022

Opening performance by Freedom Dabka Group

The three members of Soles of Duende are bonded by a deep love of music, craft, and connection. Formed in East Harlem, the multicultural, all-female percussive trio is on a lifelong mission to elevate the joy and music of true collaboration across disciplines. The group celebrates connections across different styles of dance and music-making, based primarily in the sounds of Tap (Amanda Castro), Flamenco (Arielle Rosales), and Kathak (Brinda Guha). They will perform at Jacob’s Pillow for the first time this summer.

Also making their Pillow debut, Freedom Dabka Group is a professional brotherhood dedicated to preserving and spreading Palestinian culture. Established in 2012 among six family members, Freedom Dabka Group has become a cultural icon of the New York and New Jersey Middle Eastern community, bringing a modern interpretation to Dabka folk dances and to Zaffa music and songs by performing in celebratory and cultural events across the United States and Canada.

Read the review of Soles of Duende’s Can We Dance Here? in The New York Times

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