This neo-folk and world-rock ensemble weaves a seamless tapestry of sound that renders tears and laughter in listeners, cultivating that nameless longing that abides somewhere in all of our hearts. This American/Canadian collaboration adeptly reaches into Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Balkan, Farsi, Turkish and Arabic musical traditions while adding their own unique perspectives to their mantras of love and healing.
Frontwoman Moksha Sommer has studied 12 different vocal styles from around the world, which she brings to bear in her haunting, mesmerizing vocals. No stranger to Levitt Stages, HuDost has enchanted listeners at Levitt Arlington (2009), Levitt Shell Memphis (2009), Levitt SteelStacks (2011, 2012), Levitt Westport (2012), Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury (2017), Levitt AMP Utica (2017) and Levitt AMP Berea (2017) and as countless Levitteers can attest, this inspiring group has to be seen live to be truly appreciated.
Sidy Maiga at 6pm
Genre-defying powerhouse Sidy Maïga is a master of West African rhythms, but can also play Latin music and hip-hop. His eight-piece band AfriMading includes a singer, dancer, a balafon, which resembles a wooden xylophone, and the kora, an African stringed instrument that resembles a cross between a lute and a harp, that comes together in vibrant music that will get your feet moving and hands clapping.