Monday, 27 June 2011

Freshlyground off to the USA


Freshlyground by Seppi Hochfellner
Hooray for Freshlyground! The jewel of local music has embarked on a 17-date tour of America and Canada where they will perform their unique fusion of rock, jazz and Afro-pop. One of their biggest shows is scheduled to take place in New York, where they will perform alongside jazz legend Hugh Masekela and Ugandan vocalist Somi. They will also appear at the Montreal Jazzfest alongside heavyweights such as Prince, Angelique Kidjo and Ben Harper. Other cities on their tour include Chicago, Washington, San Francisco, Vancouver, Seattle and Boston.

Freshlyground 2011 U.S. & Canada Tour
• June 24 - Iron Horse, Northampton, MA
• June 25 - Festival of Arts & Ideas,
• June 26 - Central Park SummerStage, New York, NY
• June 27 - Brighton Music Hall, Allston, MA
• June 28 - esplanade angle Clark et Sainte-Catherine - Montreal Jazzfest, Montreal, Québec
• June 29 - Scène Rio Tinto Alcan - Montreal Jazzfest, Montreal, Québec
• June 30 - Millennium Park - Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago, IL (free show)
• July 2 - Black Cat, Washington, DC
• July 5 - World Cafe Live!, Philadelphia, PA
• July 8 - Festival D'ete - Loto-Quebec Stage, Quebec City, Québec
• July 9 - Higher Ground - Showcase Lounge, Burlington, VT
• July 10 - Levitt Pavilion, Pasadena, CA (free show)
• July 13 - The Brick & Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA
• July 14 - Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA
• July 15 & 16 - Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, BC
• July 17 - Nectar Lounge, Seattle, WA

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