Salaam Axé CD Release Party
Sat., Oct. 15, 8 p.m. 2016
$15 performance and CD, $10 performance only
Experience a special evening of music and dance, blending traditions that span the globe -- Brazilian, Indian classical, Middle Eastern, Balkan, Afghan, New Orleans and more. Derek Wright will be performing in Arcata to debut his new album, Salaam Axé, this Saturday, Oct 15th. Sublime Turkish strings meet raging Brazilian drums, while belly dancers and sambistas share the stage.
Derek Wright: oud, percussion, voice
Neil Bost: percussion, steel pan
Other members of the Arcata Brazilian drum and dance community
Dancing by Shoshanna and other special guests