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ROOTS UNBOUND ~ Julian Manzara, Üsküdar Eclectic, Ritika Ganguly


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Roots Unbound
Featuring Julian Manzara Band, Üsküdar Eclectic Duo, Ritika Ganguly

Saturday, April 21
at The Hook and Ladder Theater
Doors 8pm :: Music 8:30pm :: 21+
$7 Early Birds / $9 Advance / $12 Door

Early Bird Tickets Are On-Sale Now!
Limited amount. Available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Highlighting some of the Twin Cities’ best world music artists, exploring and expanding on their roots in Bengali, Turkish, and American blues traditions.

Julian Manzara Band
Julian Manzara Band is a jazz-rock fusion group led by guitarist, composer, and Minneapolis local Julian Manzara. The band is dedicated to performing Manzara's dynamic, improvisation-driven music as well as the "baddest" tunes in jazz-fusion history. This includes the work of artists such as John Scofield, Santana, and Jeff Beck. The band’s performance in the 2017 Twin Cities Jazz Festival was praised by the Star Tribune.

Üsküdar Eclectic Duo
Uskudar Eclectic Duo features Yigitcan Eryaman (Vocals, Guitar), Greg Herriges (Bouzouki). The duo performs Turkish & Balkan folk and popular tunes, progressive rock influenced originals and Indian subcontinental flavors.

Ritika Ganguly
New Delhi-born Minneapolis-based composer, vocalist, and performance artist Ritika Ganguly works in Bengali folk music. She has released two singles this year from her commissioned and acclaimed work Osthir. Her performances invite adventurous audiences and her music pushes the boundaries of genre, bringing disparate music styles, aesthetics, and disciplines together.

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