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Newpoli to Perform at Oberon in Cambridge

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When: June 15, 2016 – Doors 7:30 p.m., Show 8 p.m. Where: OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge MA As you hear the tamburello pounding out the heartbeat of Newpoli’s music, the two singers start up a wild, frenetic dance, and you’ll have a very hard time sitting still! Welcome to Newpoli live! The group carries on a tradition that is so old it’s hard to date, performing music from the South of Italy laced with influences from all of the surrounding Mediterranean cultures. Originals are mixed with exciting arrangements of traditional music, the tempo is high, and the drama and passion in their blood ...

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Michela Musolino Brings Sicilian Folk to Allegro Concert Series

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When: Thursday, April 7, 2016 – 6 p.m. Where: I AM Books – 189 North Street, Boston, MA (Tickets available here) New York-based artist Michela Musolino will be presenting her new CD, “Terra Sangue Mare,” at I AM Books in Boston on Thursday, April 7. Michela Musolino has been carrying on a love-affair with Sicilian music for most of her life. Known for her fiery and passionate interpretations of both traditional and contemporary Sicilian folk and roots music, Musolino turns world fusion songs into timeless pieces and infuses her vocals with the emotions of life. Peter Covino, Pen America prize-winning ...

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Newpoli explores new folk frontiers in latest release

Newpoli (photo by Tico & Red)

Boston’s own Italian folk group is back! Drawing inspiration from their own members’ immigrant experiences, the group is set to realese its fourth album later this month, infusing their southern Italian sound with a fresh wave of originality. “In the last couple of years we’ve seen so many more young people emigrate from the south of Europe,” says guitarist and mandola player Björn Wennås. Their experiences inspired the album, as well as the title track, “Nun te Vutà” (Don’t Look Back). “It’s a very sympathetic song,” says singer Carmen Marsico. “Of course there’s sadness, but in the chorus there’s more ...

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Newpoli CD Release Concert at Oberon

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On Sept. 26, 2013, Boston's own Italian folk ensemble Newpoli presented their third album, Tempo Antico, at the Oberon in Cambridge.

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Newpoli Performs Old Italian Christmas Songs at YMCA Cambridge

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On December 7, 2011, performed a special Christmas concert at Cambridge's YMCA Theater.

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