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Red Poppy Art House: Music Action Women Collective: A Global Collective Advancing Women’s Rights (TWO SHOWS)
March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$20 – $25
The Music Action Women Collective brings together world-class musicians from Singapore, Venezuela, Serbia, Armenia, Sudan, and the U.S. to create new, original music advancing the rights and causes of women worldwide. At the Red Poppy, the Collective debuts the material they have created in collaboration through the Music Action Women residency, produced by San Francisco’s social impact music organization Giant Steps Music.
Sevana Tchakerian (Armenia) – accordion, keys, vocals
Mafer Bandola (Venezuela) – bandola
Claire Marie Lim (Singapore) – electronics, vocals
Islam Elbeiti (Sudan) – bass
Barb Duncan “The MD” (USA) – drums
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
The Music Action Women Collective features Venezuelan bandola virtuoso Mafer Bandola—member of the all-female supergroup Ladama, internationally touring Serbian saxophonist, and leader of the all-women’s New Spark Jazz Orchestra—multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Sevana Tchakerian via Armenia and France; Singaporean electronic soundscape master Claire Marie Lim; CNN’s “Sudanese bassist for change” Islam Elbeiti; and Philly eclectic groove drummer, producer, community advocate, and educator Barb “Muzikaldunk” Duncan.
Time: (First Show) 6:30pm doors / 7:00-8:15pm show
(Second Show) 8:30pm doors / 8:45-10:00pm show
Admission: $20-25 sliding scale. A limited quantity of additional tickets will be available for purchase at the door.