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Photo of Maria Volonte and Kevin Carrel Footer of the Blue Tango Project

María Volonté: Blue Tango Project

Thu, Aug 11, 2016
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 543-1718


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Hailing from the colorful and gritty La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the Blue Tango Project is a groundbreaking investigation into the treacherous emotional and musical crossroads where tango and the blues embrace. A collaboration between Argentine-born Latin Grammy nominee María Volonté and California harmonica player Kevin Carrel Footer, this globe-trotting duo celebrates the deep spiritual bonds that join two oft-censored musical genres born in desire and marginality. When they play together, Volonté’s voice and guitar fill the stage with echoes of tango’s forbidden pleasures while Footer’s harmonica cries with the lament of the solitary blues soul.

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