Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dancin’ in the Streets: Songs of Chuy and Unity in the Community

  by Gail Dee/We Want Music Without Borders Have you heard the songs written for Chuy?  From Hip Hop to Corridos to “Brother Louie” these songs are not paid for by the campaign.  Jesus “Chuy” Garcia’s unprecedented run against Mayor … Continue reading

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March Musical Madness: Part Three “Local is Global”

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WWMWB’s March Musical Madness continues!  Local talent gone global is our focus for this installment.  Highly recommended are Chicago Sinfonietta’s Primal Instincts with Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato March 21 & 23 (use BORDERS5 for a discount); Dos Santos Anti Beat … Continue reading

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ALASH Otherworldly Voices Sat. March 14

by Gail Dee “Who would dare perform in Chicago on Sat. March 14 that isn’t Irish?” says my Irish American friend. Happily, “Alash Ensemble” those breathtaking Tuvan throat singers chosen by Old Town School of Folk Music and WYCC to … Continue reading

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March Musical Madness: Exotic Adventures

Do you want to be transported faraway? We Want Music Without Border turns to the special shows coming to Chicago offering exotic listening adventures for this week’s musical deelights.   HIGHLY RECOMMENDED are ALASH on March 14 and THE NILE PROJECT … Continue reading

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March Madness: Spring Global Music Deelights

Like a spring breeze, the fresh female voices and musicians of Ibeyi, La Santa Cecilia and Banda Magda are some of our recommended “DeeLights” in Chicago this month as well as the entrancing Cassandra Wilson. These artists defy “genre” classification being “music without borders” jazzy, pop, folk, traditional, alternative. Women’s International Day lasts the entire month of March for Chicago! Continue reading

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