Previous events

Karvouna Flamenco Show with Alfonso Cid!

Karvouna Mezze, 241 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

Come join us live, right on Karvouna Mezze's website, to watch the beautiful art of flamenco dance and music! We will have wonderful guest artists: Flamenco dancer Paloma Ríos, guitarist Adrián Alvarado and cantaor Alfonso Cid.

Accompany the show with a food delivery directly from our chef's tasty menu. Order and watch the show on livestream at www.karvounamezze.com

Flamenco Show at Karvouna

Karvouna Mezze, 241 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

Come join us live as we listen to our great friend Alfonso Cid and his band and watch the beautiful art of flamenco dance! We will have wonderful guest artists, flamenco dancer Xianix Barrera and guitarist Raphael Brunn.

Accompany the show with a food delivery directly from our chef's tasty menu. Order at www.karvounamezze.com

Nueva York Flamenco City at Terraza 7-Outdoor Concert Series

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

Featuring: Calvin Hazen / Guitar. Alfonso Cid / Cantaor. Luis Ossa / Percussionist.

Calvin has recently relocated to the U.S. after 20 years of living and working as a professional guitarist in Madrid, Spain. He has performed at some of the most prestigious theatres in the U.S. as well as internationally including RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL and LINCOLN CENTER in New York City, TEATRO NACIONAL in Mexico City and TEATRO MADRID in Spain where his performances have enjoyed enthusiastic critical acclaim (new york times, village voice, etc.). television appearances include the tonight show with jay leno, good morning america and the regis and kathy lee show. He has worked as musical director and composer for numerous companies including Suite Espanola, Carlota Santana Flamenco Vivo and Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco. He is a regular performer and instructor for Festival Flamenco, Albuquerque. Calvin worked as composer and co-producer on“El Pintor”, in Madrid, Spain and “Ni Mucho Ni Poco” in N.M. In 2014 , he was asked to collaborate with Spanish pop icon PABLO ALBORAN on the recording of “Terral”, the 5 time platinum selling record which enjoyed 11 straight weeks as Spain’s number 1 selling record and was nominated for a Grammy. Most recently he was working as guest artist instructor and composer/arranger in the Theatre and Dance Department at the University of New Mexico.

Alfonso Cid was born and raised in Sevilla, the heartland of flamenco music. He also had the opportunity of attending the activities of one of the most significant flamenco clubs in Andalusia, the Peña Flamenca Torres-Macarena in Seville. Alfonso has toured extensively throughout the USA, Latin America, Israel and Europe, and has just toured Spain last February of 2018 with the Jazz/Flamenco band New Bojaira by pianist Jesús Hernández from Granada, Spain.

Luis Ossa, Colombian percussionist born and raised in Medellín where he studied music and music management. He has been working as a percussionist for more than 15 years. Since 2005 he has immersed himself in Flamenco cajón playing, specializing in the accompaniment of Flamenco song and dance with masters such as Israel Heredia, Israel Suarez “El Piraña” and Ramón Porrina. See Less

New Bojaira-Encounters

Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey Street, New York, NY 10281

Studio BFPL: Encounters transforms the unique interior spaces of Brookfield Place with intimate and unique live music performances and social distance. The entire experience is 20 minutes long. Up to six people who have traveled together can expect to be entertained by these captivating experiences, with some of Arts Brookfield’s long-standing partners, including the New York Guitar Festival, Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra, Live Sounds and more. Your group of up to 6 people will be captivated by a surprise musical performer, an encounter you will not forget!

Registration opens the Monday before each show at 3pm.

Schedule of performances and tickets:

Friday; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13 and 20 The entire experience will last 20 minutes and is scheduled between 5 and 9 pm EST.

The following elements are involved in each of the performances:

– Interactive element. At the beginning of each performance, the audience will choose one image from three that represent the elements air, water and earth. Depending on the photograph chosen, the artists will adapt their repertoire and interpret their piece, taking inspiration from the element chosen by the audience.

– Empty spaces full of art. Each show will take place in one of the commercial spaces that have been left empty as a result of the pandemic. Below, we include a photo.

– More performances and shorter duration of them. Instead of performing a long piece for a small group, we will perform five shows with time off between them, in order to reach more people.

– Educational program for families By means of a system of carpets separated by the safety distance, it will be possible to locate the families that attend the educational program. In this way, we will be able to reach more people. Below is a photo.

Program

6 November 2020. Guillermo Guillen & Gilbert Mansour

6 November 2020. Performance by Nelida Tirado

7 November 2020. Family education program.

13 november 2020. Performance by Sonia Olla.

13 november 2020. Performance New Bojaira.

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL NEW YORK presents NEW BOJAIRA QUARTET: ZORONGO BLU

Drom, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

Due to the Covid pandemic New Bojaira's pianist and founder, Jesús Hernández, won’t be able to perform with us in New York. We will miss you so much amigo!

Flamenco Festival New York presents New Bojaira Quintet: Zorongo Blu

New Bojaira, plays an original and engaging fusion, blending jazz improvisation with the excitement of flamenco rhythms, to create a powerful combination of energy and subtlety on stage. Three of the original members of New Bojaira, singer and flute player Alfonso Cid, double bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen, join forces with guitarist Adrián Alvarado to take audiences on a fascinating multi-cultural excursion.

Line up:

Alfonso Cid, Flamenco vocals and flute

Tim Ferguson, double bass

Mark Holen, drums

Peter Brainin, saxophones

Adrián Alvarado, Flamenco guitar

$40 Dinner Special (tip not included) Cold and hot Mezze, one of each, and a Main Course w/ glass of Beer or Wine

Please e-mail us at info@dromnyc.com for more info:

Our Seating is limited, with 25% of our capacity required by law: 45 People max

Free livestream

NEW BOJAIRA at Terraza 7

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

Due to the Covid pandemic New Bojaira's pianist and founder, Jesús Hernández, won’t be able to perform with us in New York. We will miss you so much amigo!

New Bojaira Quintet, plays an original and engaging fusion, blending jazz improvisation with the excitement of flamenco rhythms, to create a powerful combination of energy and subtlety on stage. Three of the original members of New Bojaira, singer and flute player Alfonso Cid, double bassist Tim Ferguson and drummer Mark Holen, join forces with saxophonist Peter Brainin and guitarist Adrián Alvarado to take audiences on a fascinating multi-cultural excursion.

Donation suggested: $10

Line up:

Alfonso Cid, Flamenco vocals and flute

Tim Ferguson, double bass

Mark Holen, drums

Adrián Alvarado, Flamenco guitar

Peter Brainin, saxophones

Nueva York Flamenco City at Terraza 7-Outdoor Concert Series

Terraza 7, 4019 Gleane Street, Elmhurst, NY 11373

Nueva York Flamenco City & Juana Cala. Presented by Terraza 7 Outdoor Concert Series. Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Donation suggested: $10

Featuring: Juana Cala / Bailaora. Juan Pedro Jiménez / Guitar. Alfonso Cid / Cantaor.

Juana Cala, Flamenco dancer, and choreographer has been performing and teaching Flamenco in the United States and Europe for more than 20 years. She performed as a soloist in the María Benitez Dance Company under the direction of Mario Maya, and then went on to form her own company, “Ensemble Flamenco Juana Cala”, touring some of Europe’s most prestigious theatres for 16 years, with much critical acclaim. In 1999 Juana was a professor of Flamenco in a Professional Arts Program for the European Union (a European equivalent to “The High School of Performing Arts”). She has been a resident Spanish Dance Professor in various universities across the United States. Juana has been a lead teaching artist for Flamenco Vivo for 10 years.

Juan Pedro Jiménez is a native flamenco guitarist from Cádiz, Spain. He has toured throughout Spain in settings from the most traditional to educational demonstrations and theater productions. He has recently moved to the USA and has integrated rapidly in the New York flamenco scene.

Alfonso Cid was born and raised in Sevilla, the heartland of flamenco music. He also had the opportunity of attending the activities of one of the most significant flamenco clubs in Andalusia, the Peña Flamenca Torres-Macarena in Seville. Alfonso has toured extensively throughout the USA, Latin America, Israel and Europe, and has just toured Spain last February of 2018 with the Jazz/Flamenco band the New York Bojaira Project by pianist Jesús Hernández from Granada, Spain.

1st Midwest Flamenco Festival

We are so excited for dance classes taught by artists in Spain and the US, to watch the Bienal Flamenco de Sevilla, attend Flamenco History and Explanation of Cante Classes as well as discuss FLAMENCO!

We have decided to limit the festival to only classes online. Here is what our Flamenco Weekend will look like:

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Fin de Fiesta Bulerias Class with La Chocolata live streamed from Sevilla, Spain 11-12 pm CST

Class with Melinda Hedgecorth to practise and perfect your Fin de Fiesta 12-1 pm CST

Lunch break

Cante and Flamenco explanation with Alfonso Cid live-streamed from NY 2:30-3:30 pm CST

Watch Live Stream Bienal performance together 5 pm CST

Performance discussion after

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

Fin de Fiesta Bulerias Class with La Chocolata live streamed from Sevilla, Spain 11-12 am CST

Class with Melinda Hedgecorth to practise and perfect your Fine de Fiesta 12-1 pm CST

Lunch break

History of Flamenco Class with Alfonso Cid 2:30-3:30 pm CST

The entire festival online $120

Drop-in single class $25

The entire festival online $120 Drop-in single class $25

1st Midwest Flamenco Festival

We are so excited for dance classes taught by artists in Spain and the US, to watch the Bienal Flamenco de Sevilla, attend Flamenco History and Explanation of Cante Classes as well as discuss FLAMENCO!

We have decided to limit the festival to only classes online. Here is what our Flamenco Weekend will look like:

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Fin de Fiesta Bulerias Class with La Chocolata live streamed from Sevilla, Spain 11-12 pm CST

Class with Melinda Hedgecorth to practise and perfect your Fin de Fiesta 12-1 pm CST

Lunch break

Cante and Flamenco explanation with Alfonso Cid live-streamed from NY 2:30-3:30 pm CST

Watch Live Stream Bienal performance together 5 pm CST

Performance discussion after

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

Fin de Fiesta Bulerias Class with La Chocolata live streamed from Sevilla, Spain 11-12 am CST

Class with Melinda Hedgecorth to practise and perfect your Fine de Fiesta 12-1 pm CST

Lunch break

History of Flamenco Class with Alfonso Cid 2:30-3:30 pm CST

The entire festival online $120

Drop-in single class $25

The entire festival online $120 Drop-in single class $25