Date(s) - 10/28/2017
9:00 pm - 11:59 pm
María Volonté: Blue Tango Project
Experience the María Volonté: Blue Tango Project Live at Esquina Tango, Austin TX! Come to listen! Come to dance!
Mini class 9:15pm
Live Music: 10:00pm / Dj in the breaks
Advance tickets: $15 General / $12 Esquina Members & University Students
Door: $18 General / $15 Esquina members and University Students
Bring your own beverage
About Maria: Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the María Volonté: Blue Tango Project is a ground-breaking exploration of the emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace. It is a collaboration between Argentine Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer.
“The best-kept secret of Argentinian tango!” – Songlines Magazine
“Maria Volonte is an Argentine singer whose refreshing interpretation of tango stole my heart… Her music is a potent brew. Consume responsibly.” – NPR National Public Radio
“An entrancing creative expression that is uniquely her own” – Los Angeles Times
This globe-trotting duo celebrates the deep spiritual bond that joins tango and the blues, as two musical genres born in desire and marginality, many times censored yet always resurgent and speaking directly to our hungry souls.
Booked at SXSW and the San Francisco Jazz Festival, nominated for a Latin Grammy and featured on National Public Radio’s (NPR) Tiny Desk Concert Series, the María Volonté: Blue Tango Project presents soulful music with intensity and verve.
The duo’s adventures around the world from Vancouver to Kosovo or Caracas have marked and nourished their music deeply. Their original songs reflect their embrace of the road as a way of life and their commitment to global music making as a spiritual experience to build connection and community.
The duo has released two albums: “Blue Tango” (2014) and “9 Vidas” (2010). As a solo artist, María Volonté has released a total of nine albums during her career.
Click here to learn and hear about the Blue Tango Project