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Happy Hour at Courtyard at the Holiday Inn Capitol
July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pablo Regis & Rob Curto bring forró music to the National Mall
Enjoy great live forró music in the courtyard at the Holiday Inn – Capitol. A large, green courtyard with plenty of space to dance and plenty tables with umbrellas. Enjoy Happy Hour drink specials at the outdoor bar.
Special guest and award-winning accordionist Rob Curto joins Pablo Regis on stage. Strathmore Artist-in-Residence Lucas Ashby plays drums and percussion.
Rob Curto is a accordionist, composer, arranger and keyboardist based in New York City and Philadelphia. He is a founding member of the band Matuto which was selected to showcase at WOMEX (world music conference) in 2011 and chosen to represent the United States State Department overseas as part of the American Music Abroad program in 2013 and 2015. He has released 4 CDs as a band leader and is a prolific composer/arranger. His musical collaborations include performing and recording with Latin Grammy award winner Lila Downs, Klezmer clarinetist David Krakauer, trumpeter/composer Frank London, Punjabi Indian singer Kiran Ahluwalia and icon of Brazilian Forró, the great accordionist Dominguinhos. He is widely regarded as forró’s foremost ambassador in the States.
Tuesday, July 23, 5 to 8PM
Courtyard at Holiday Inn Washington – Capitol
550 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
NO COVER CHARGE
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