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Leyla McCalla

5 June 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
FlynnSpace

part of Discover Jazz Festival

“She’s partly in the moment and partly looking beyond it, and seeing truths that we’ve missed.” —NPR

Tickets go on sale to Friends of Burlington Discover Jazz Festival on Wednesday, April 10 at 10 am and to the general public on Friday, April 12 at 10 am. Buy tickets in person at the FlynnTix Regional Box Office, online, or at 802-86-FLYNN. Annual festival membership begins at $50 and is open to anyone at any time. To buy tickets during the member on sale period, members must enter a promo code on the show page. To become a member and purchase tickets during the member on sale period visit www.discoverjazz.com. Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun and Haitian music, as well as by American jazz and folk, Leyla McCalla is at once earthy and elegant, her sound vibrating with three centuries of history yet strikingly fresh and distinctive. The former Carolina Chocolate Drop’s debut album, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes, was named 2013’s Album of the Year by the London Sunday Times, and The Guardian praised her latest record, The Capitalist Blues, for pushing the boundaries of contemporary New Orleans music.

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802-86FLYNN