Horizon View Farms, in collaboration with the Latin American Cultural Union (LACU), is excited to present Kevin Footer, Maria Volonte and Mavi Díaz & Las Folkies for a Latin Music Festival!
The Pittsburgh Tangueros will also be presenting a tango demonstration and lesson!
Delicious food will be available for purchase from La Mendocina and The Yard while you listen to these talented artists from Buenos Aires, Argentina! This is event is B.Y.O.B.! We invite you to meet and enjoy an evening with :
Kevin Carrel Footer, originally from California, plays harmonica, moved to Buenos Aires in 1992 in pursuit of Tango, founded a record label - Intrepid Patrol, in 2013 authored "A Tango before I Die," and in collaboration with Maria Volonte has thrilled audiences on three continents.
Maria Volonte won the "Best Tango Album" prize and was nominated for a Latin Grammy. Since then, together with Kevin she has gone on to explore the crossroads of tango and blues with the Blue Tango Project (http://www.bluetangoproject.com/about/) at SXSW, the San Francisco Jazz Festival, NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series and at venues around the world.
Mavi Díaz & Las Folkies (http://intrepidpatrol.com/artist/mavi-diaz-las-folkies/) won the "Best Alternative Folk Album" prize for their album "Todo Si!" and has represented Argentina at festivals around the world. This will be their first US tour.
Tickets: $20 at Eventbrite (link below) / $20 at the door