Tag Archives: Music – Notes

Folk Music and Activism Duo

Make it a point to hear the soothing sounds of activist folk singers Charlie King and Annie Patterson as they get political with clever musings about the world’s struggles and what connects all of us to the human experience.

Pokey LaFarge at the Ark

LaFarge is a musician who has clearly studied the traditions of these genres but is all about expounding on them rather than simply repeating them.

Kikagaku Moyo at The Blind Pig

Check out the feel-good sounds of Tokyo band Kikagaku Moyo at The Blind Pig, where you’ll hear upbeat, psychedelic, 60s-inspired tunes like “Smoke and Mirrors” and songs to mellow out to, like the relaxing acoustic sounds of “Cardigan Song.” Whatever the band ends up playing from their extensive catalogue, they always put on an unforgettable

Las Cafeteras Plays The Michigan Theater

Mexican American L.A. band Las Cafeteras brings their fusion of punk, hip hop, cumbia, and other musical influences to the Michigan Theater. Known for their blend of genres and mixing English and Spanish lyrics, Las Cafeteras brings a fresh take on traditional classics like “La Bamba Rebelde” while offering up an East L.A. infused sound