Bronx Rising! East Meets West

Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Niñé Blvd., Bronx, NY 10459

International Mother Tongue Day

Commemorating International Mother Language Day, an annual worldwide observance held on February 21st to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism. Our event will focus on Bengali and flamenco song, poetry, and dance, featuring Ifti Chowdhury, with poets Nadia Q. Ahmad and Samira Sadeque, and the Royal Bengal Tea House, the Bangladesh Academy of Fine Arts, Alfonso Cid, Maria de los Angeles, Adrian Alvarado, and others.

Admission: $7| $5 for students and seniors FREE for kids 12 – under + IG residents

Cumbancha Flamenca

Cantina Cumbancha, 232 N 12th Street, Brooklyn NY 11211

Join this incredible trio of flamenco performers for a night of music, dance, and poetry at Cantina Cumbancha, in the heart of Williamsburg, on Saturday, February 29 at 8PM.

Featuring:

Alfonso Cid / Vocals and flute

Isabel del Dia / Dance

Calvin Hazen / Guitar

Remember there’s juerga at the end of the show, so bring your dance shows and castanets so we can all celebrate together!

PLEASE NOTE THAT TABLES ARE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS AND HOLDING A TICKET DOES NOT GUARANTEE A TABLE. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY TO SECURE YOUR SPOT!

Tickets: $10 advanced; $15 at the door

NEW BOJAIRA at Terraza 7

Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst, NY 11373

New Bojaira, dedicated to combining the depth and intensity of flamenco and jazz, has created an exciting synthesis of two of the world’s most expressive and emotive musical styles. The quartet features two Spanish musicians from Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flutist Alfonso Cid, and two longtime veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen. They will be joined by special guest Peter Brainin (sax) and Elisabet Torras (dance). In addition to works by Hernández and the band, the musicians draw on a varied repertoire, including flamenco arrangements of jazz standards.

NEW BOJAIRA at Settepani

Settepani, 196 LENOX AVENUE, New York, NY 10026

New Bojaira, dedicated to combining the depth and intensity of flamenco and jazz, has created an exciting synthesis of two of the world’s most expressive and emotive musical styles. The quartet features two Spanish musicians from Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flutist Alfonso Cid, and two longtime veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen. In addition to works by Hernández and the band, the musicians draw on a varied repertoire, including flamenco arrangements of jazz standards.

NEW BOJAIRA with guest artist Randy Brecker: Zorongo Blu, part of Flamenco Festival NY

Joe's Pub at Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

New Bojaira, dedicated to combining the depth and intensity of flamenco and jazz, has created an exciting synthesis of two of the world’s most expressive and emotive musical styles. The quartet features two Spanish musicians from Andalusia, pianist Jesús Hernández and singer/flutist Alfonso Cid, and two longtime veterans of the New York jazz scene, bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen. They will be joined by special guest Randy Brecker, the Grammy award-winning trumpeter and flugelhornist, Peter Brainin (sax) and Elisabet Torras (dance).

$30 There is a 2 drink or $12 food minimum, per person, during every show at Joe's Pub.