Sunday May 13th 8PM $10
Formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 2015 by RA Washington, Mourning(A)BLKstar looks to forage new pathways toward heart music by melding soul, blues, electronics, avant-poetics w/ futurist beats.
Nappy Nappa (w/ Patrick Cain)
Davonte “nappy Nappa" Squire, aka The Mumbo Sauce Prince, sports a creative dedication that we can’t help but admire. He lives his music. There is no separation between Davonte and the many styles of Nappy Nappa Instead, he uses his music and wit to draw listeners into his world. In this performance he will collaborate with experimental artist Patrick Cain. https://soundcloud.com/nappynappa
Aquiles Holladay/Shay Turner/Ian McColm/Nate Scheible
Two dancers. Two drum kits ... Chartamia "Shay" Turner, is a choreographer, dance educator, and arts administrator in the DC Metro Area. Aquiles is a graduate of George Mason University with a BA in Dance, former company member at Kathy Harty Gray Dance Theater and Momentum Dance Theatre. Both currently work with the Nancy Havlik Dance Performance Group
Drawing from their explorations in experimental and electronic music, Scheible and McColm reexamine the American trap set from outside-in. Using extended techniques and an arsenal of accessories, the pair present new sonic landscapes from fragments of familiar and esoteric drumset repertoire.