Date: Friday, September 03, 2010 At 10:00 PM
Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Friday, September 3rd - 10:00 PM
LIVE CONCERT @ Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn
w/ Oran Ektin
376 9th St. (corner of 6th Ave.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11215
For more information call 347-422-0248
or go to www.barbesbrooklyn.com
Sequestered beneath Rupa’s infectious and captivating melodies are thought-provoking themes that address life, love, art, death and the real and artificial divisions that keep us apart. The San Francisco based musical agitators are specialists in crossing borders and building bridges and they effortlessly blur the boundaries of genre and geography to create a sound Time Out has called, "global agit-pop".
As a practicing doctor, lead singer Rupa is particularly passionate about the human impact of US anti-immigration policies and how it affects immigrants’ (documented and undocumented) ability to seek public health care. Over the past several years, she has met countless patients who sought medical attention late in their disease process for fear of deportation.
Known for their multilayered sound drawing from many traditions, Rupa The April Fishes, have played major venues and festival stages in North America and Europe including the Montreal Jazz Festival, Central Park Summer Stage, OutsideLands, Joshua Tree, WOMAD and dozens more.
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