Atlas Soul 's Hot World Funk Review w/ special guests!
By popular demand...Atlas Soul is back at the Regattabar with a new Hot World Funk Review featuring award winning poet /vocalist Regie Gibson, rock'N raï phenom from Morocco Anwar Maghreb + very special guests gypsy & klezmer violinist from Ukraine Natasha Dukach, and the very touching power house raï vocalist from Morocco Ahlam Saidi.
Jacques Pardo the band leader from France and Israel along with guitarist from Greece/USA Pericles Bakalos, bassist from France Lionel Girardeau and Boston own drummer Matt Steinberg will complete this very eclectic and exciting line-up!
“We will play many new tunes, mixing very compatible genres and tradition like raï, funk, hip hop, rom, jazz, klezmer…and with what is going on right now in the Middle East our motto World Music toward World Peace could not be any more appropriate ..”say's Jacques with conviction! "We are much psyched about this concert and so are our loyal and faithful Boston followers... Expect another sold out show!"
"We're Atlas Soul and our goal, musify the planet from Equator to the Poles.."(repeat twice in a music-hall groove fashion...)
We will have an after party at Noir (downstairs)
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Atlas Soul is a multiple award-winning band performing original music that celebrates and blends spicy hot Afro-Mediterranean melodies and grooves with a generous dose of jazz, hip-hop, rock, and funk!
Burning live performances with audience participation are their trademark!
They have won or placed the Independent Music Awards four times – including the 2013 IMA vox poll in 2 categories - as well as winning accolades from many other music contests (too many to be listed here..)
They have played scores of major venues such as The Montreal Jazz Festival, The Kennedy Center, The Festival International de Louisiane, the Boston Globe Jazz Festival, and more. They regularly sell out shows in the Boston area and beyond.
Atlas Soul sings in French, Italian, Arabic, Hebrew and English, making their performances truly cross-cultural music experiences. The lyrics speak of love, ecology, oppression, happiness, immigration, poverty, spicy food... The band has produced five CDs: Chamsa, Mabrouka, Maktoub, Live@Regattabar, and Gypsy Wind.
Atlas Soul’s motto, world music for world peace, spells out its philosophical and political goal: to inspire world peace through a fusion of music and culture that gets people to the dance floor.