Rising Appalachia W/ Lynx & Arounda Diarra At Revolution Hall

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The soulful sisters of Rising Appalachia and their band recently released their new album "Wider Circles" and are now on tour and coming to Portland!

“The album is a deep reflection of the many influences and experiences we have intimately lived and have built our songs on,“ explains Leah of Rising Appalachia. “Wider Circles is a subtle and powerful folk anthem.”

~ Event Details ~

Thursday, November 5
Rising Appalachia
w/ special guests Arouna Diarra + Lynx & The Servants of Song
7pm Door/8pm Show
$20 adv GA


~ Rising Appalachia Music ~

Sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith tear into sound with sensual prowess as stages ignite revolutions and words light up soul fires. Listen to their beautiful sound for banjo and fiddle duets and poetic harmonies like only sisters can do… Joined full-time by their beloved band, Biko Casini on percussion, and David Brown on stand up bass and baritone guitar, expect everything from folk standards to jazz, to New Orleans soul, to old mountain traditionals, to activist anthems, as their style redefines folk music as a truly living art. Using sound as a tool to spark a cultural revolution and birth a new movement, come join them as they create soul sounds for us all….

Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czkHmjrFCnM

~ Arouna Diarra ~

A griot (carrier of the traditions) from the Mandingue culture of West Africa, Arouna Diarra is an accomplished n’goni & balafon player. Performing a tradition of folk songs reflecting topics from war to love for one another, Arouna sings with spirit, nostalgia, and great joy, in his native language, Bambara. He plays the kamel n’goni – a 14-string harp-like instrument – with a melodic and percussive sensibility. Offering styles such as Wassalou, Arouna brings a dynamic repertoire to the table, full of timing changes and improvisational prowess.

Watch more: https://youtu.be/ohzCf3T9V1M

~ LYNX & The Servants of Song ~

Lynx, is an innovative singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, beat-boxer and producer originally from Colorado who now calls Portland OR home. At 29, she has been breaking new ground in both the live and electronic music scenes playing events all over the world including the US, Asia, Europe and Canada. Performance highlights include appearances at Coachella, Austin City Limits festival, Boom festival, collaborations with Beats Antique, Beat Boxing with Matisyahu and a recent slot as direct support for Alanis Morissette. Lynx's music combines elements from multiple genres including electronica, folk, and indie rock. Her music intertwines powerful vocals, lyrics that are both universal and intimate, timely and timeless, and sounds that switch from folky to cutting edge with bumping beats that melt to raw, melancholy melodies and resolve with infectious pop hooks. Her New album LIGHT UP YOUR LANTERN is now available on GYPSYPOP records worldwide.

Watch more: http://lynxmusic.org/videos
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By: Beloved Festival