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Skirball Stages: Dustbowl Revival and Mames Babegenush
October 24, 2020 • 8:00 pm PDT
Virtual Concert | Premiering on YouTube
FREE | RSVPs recommended
About the Program:
LA darlings Dustbowl Revival return to the Skirball with special guest Lashon Halley for a spirited and celebratory performance. Following the release of their ambitious 2020 album, Is It You, Is It Me, the funky folk band delights with big orchestral arrangements and goosebump-inducing harmonies. Across the Atlantic, Mames Babegenush takes us on a tour of the Port of Copenhagen before setting up for a lively outdoor performance fillmed specially for Skirball Stages. Get ready to dance along to the popular klezmer band’s boundary-pushing mix of traditional Ashkenazi Jewish and Eastern European folk.
Also go behind the scenes with the artists for a look at their musical processes, aspirations, and hopes for the future.
Can’t make the streaming event? No worries! Skirball Stages: Dustbowl Revival and Mames Babegenush will be available to view on the Skirball’s YouTube channel following the premiere date.
About the Series:
Skirball Stages is a special series of streaming concert experiences. Featuring both striking musical performances and heartfelt behind-the-scenes interviews, each event is a testament to music’s ability to connect across cultures, honor generations past, and inspire perseverance through challenging times. Don’t miss these uniquely curated experiences, which pair national and international acts originally booked for the Sunset Concerts 2020 season with talent from the local music scene.
Photo Credit: Left: Dustbowl Revival with special guest Lashon Halley, photo by Larry Sandez; Right: Mames Babegenush, photo by Dennis Lehmann