MOMENT NYC & Subterra Present
Everybody LES Culture Mash Music Fest
A live celebration of LES/EV music culture and history
6:30 Ukrainian Village Voices
Ukrainian Village Voices is an East Village-based collective of Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian singers, whose mission is to preserve and revive the polyphonic singing style of Ukraine’s villages.
7:00 Arthur Kill + Xi Feng
Local German and Chinese residents, Arthur Kill + Xi Feng, embellish rock and pop with traditional Chinese instruments and will dip into the story of Kurt Weill’s connection to the Lower East Side.
7:30 Frank London’s Bagels & Bongos
Frank London, founder of the Klezmatics, will lead Bagels and Bongos. Splicing klezmer with Latin rhythms this music defies sedentary listening.
8pm Momento Rumbero & MOMENT group
Grooves from every corner and genre to wear out your dancing shoes to and challenge your blues. Featuring Ernest Abreau, Nina Creese, Avram Fefer, Marcio Garcia, Frank London, Ruben Rodriguez, Genji Siraisi, Chris Theberge, & Milo Z.
Fronted by Felice Rosser, Faith will bathe us in waves of reggae, soul, and rock as they have throughout the neighborhood since the 1980s
9:30pm Subterra Soundsystem + jam
The evening will conclude with the, newly minted, local underground gathering, Subterra Soundsystem. Following the Subterra group, there will be an open jam.
Living NYC music history that brings us together!
Throughout the evening there will be pieces of oral history, local lore, and archival notes giving context to the place we call home – the original melting pot.