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Tune in: The Museum's remixTOGETHER Festival on April 22

Published on April 22, 2020

 

Today is the day.

 

Ten ground-breaking Ontario-based acts will ascend the virtual stage Wednesday for remixTOGETHER, the Aga Khan Museum’s first-ever online music festival.

 

This celebration of musical connection kicks off at 2:30 pm ET and runs until 7:30 pm. Here’s how to tune in:

 

— The best way to participate is to go to the Museum’s Facebook page to watch the performances live. Each individual set will have its own separate Facebook stream. If a live performance does not appear for you, try refreshing your browser.

— The livestream will also be embedded on the remixTOGETHER Festival page. If the live performance does not appear on the page, please try refreshing your browser.

—Watch a replay of the festival on your own schedule. Recordings of the performances will be available on our Facebook page and at our #MuseumWithoutWalls. Sign up to the Aga Khan Museum's email list for the latest updates about when and where the festival replay will be posted!

 

Each artist on the diverse bill takes a much-beloved musical tradition and infuses it with unexpected sonic colours and fresh ideas. Performing from home will challenge their ingenuity even further. Tune in to see artistic innovators flourish to new creative heights.

 

A full performance schedule is below:

 

2:30 pm – Maneli Jamal: jaw-dropping solo acoustic guitar

3 pm – Bageshree Vaze and Vineet Vyas: South Asian vocals, kathak dance, & tabla drumming

3:30 pm - Demetrios Petsalakis: oud

4 pm – Lex Junior aka Alex Punzalan from DATU: kulintang, synthesizers, and live looping

4:30 pm – Raphael Weinroth-Brown of Kamancello: cello and improvisation; and Shahriyar Jamshidi of Kamancello: kamanche and improvisation

5:30 pm – Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne of OKAN: Afro-Cuban jazz

6 pm – Shirlita Pili and Mark Rainey: flamenco vocals and guitar

6:30 pm – Alanna Stuart and Ian Swain of BONJAY: soulful vocals and dancehall sonic

7 pm – Sina Bathaie: santur

 

The Museum’s remixTOGETHER ​Festival is presented in partnership with MusicTogether, a living-room concert series that supports Ontario artists in need. Funding for MusicTogether is generously provided by Slaight Music, Arts & Crafts, and the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries.



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