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“Welcome to Indian Country” is an evening celebrating Native culture through music and storytelling. A world-class musical ensemble of five is joined by storyteller and Washington State Poet Laureate, Rena Priest. Together they weave new songs and compositions with poignant and witty poetry and satire.
The ASU School of Music joins ASU Kerr in presenting free, informative and entertaining concerts that feature performances and commentary by faculty members and graduate and doctoral students. We encourage patrons to contribute a suggested donation of $5 and bring a can of food or sealed personal item to be donated to Vista del Camino Food Bank.
Hosts Brenda Foley and Will Rogers use musical theater to spark curiosity about everyday topics from food to the environment in this innovative musical cabaret/talk show and newsletter. Join us for live performances by the Valley’s top talent and conversations with the area’s most engaging minds.
LP and the Vinyl was born when famed jazz, blues and gospel vocalist Leonard Patton joined forces with the critically adored Danny Green Trio. The band’s wide influences include the best of jazz, rock, R&B, Brazilian music, classical music and '80s and '90s tunes. Mixing many styles, LP and The Vinyl has a jazz-forward sound charged with vibrance and emotion.
Globally-acclaimed singer Lamiae Naki was born in the ancient city of Fes, Morocco. Her ensemble Seffarine channel their profound knowledge of the music of the intersection of Middle Eastern, African and European cultures: both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar. From the ninth to 15th centuries these cultures coexisted in peace, bringing into being a musical alchemy that influenced the foundations of classical Arabic and European Renaissance music.
Swing with a perennial ASU Kerr favorite, Charles Lewis Quintet, plus a couple dashes of some extra spice in the form of his fantastic friends. You'll hear grooving jazz and lush, full sounds from an ensemble led by a living Phoenix legend and true friend to our namesake Louise Lincoln Kerr. Lewis will even share some insights into the iconic woman that created the hip and historical house where culture flourishes in Scottsdale.