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June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$12 – $15
Doors 6:30 // Show 7:00 PM
$12 advance, $15 door
Beer // wine // non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase. No food.
Minnush plays living Sephardic music. They incorporate contemporary influences and give traditional songs new life featuring improvisation, storytelling and virtuosic musicianship by members Susan Gaeta, Gina Sobel, Trevor Pietsch and Kevin Johnson. The group had its beginnings in Gina’s Virginia Folklife apprenticeship to Susan, who was apprenticed to the great Flory Jagoda ten years earlier. It grew out of an urge to do what folk music has always done – naturally incorporate new influences and reflect the world around it. In this way, Minnush adds elements of American folk and jazz, while shedding light on the immigration and refugee stories that the songs carry. Minnush is serious, joyful, forward moving and eminently fresh.
We will be collecting donations for the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville and Richmond: Since 1998, the IRC in Charlottesville has assisted more than 4,000 refugees from 32 countries to achieve economic self-sufficiency, a sense of security, and social integration in the community.
*Please note: We have a 100 person capacity. The first 80 people to arrive are guaranteed seats, and the remainder is standing room.