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Boston’s own Billy Wylder weaves together American folk and rock with sensibilities from the Sahara Desert. The band builds irresistible grooves informed by African rhythms, art-rock textures, expansive guitars, violins, synths, and drums.
From the front-lines at Standing Rock to the archaic streets of Jerusalem, the Sahel Desert to Carnegie Hall, music has been the source of strength for Billy Wylder. The band features Avi Salloway (Bombino/Hey Mama/Avi & Celia) joined by an inspired cast of singular artists who have performed across five continents including concerts at Coachella, Newport Folk Festival, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Montreal Jazz Fest, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center.
“A sense of mystery and majesty.”–No Depression
Alisa Amador opens the show with her trio. Her music is a synthesis of the many styles she’s voraciously absorbed: rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with.
“A pitch-perfect rendition of my wildest dreams”-NPR Music