Join us for a great night of world music and dance! It’s going to be a really special night. Atash will double bill with Pilar Andujar and band.
Pilar Andujar 8pm to 9:30
Atash 10pm to 11:30pm
$10 advance $15 door
Atash just had their debut performance at Carnegie Hall on April 23, 2018.
Voted BEST WORLD MUSIC BAND in Austin for the 6 years straight Atash combines master musicians from around the globe to create a powerful, worldly original sound that inspires people of all ages and from all walks of life to dance and commune in a celebration of life! Beyond Austin, Atash has spread its message of love and peace on the east and west coasts, in Taiwan,… China, The Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Spain and Mexico, gaining legions of fans and sharing stages with such notable acts as Youssou NDour, Maceo Parker, Angelique Kidjo, Ojos de Brujo, The Counting Crows, Diego El Cigala, Omar Souleyman, Fatoumata Diawara, Ricardo Lemvo, Delhi 2 Dublin, Red Baraat, Dengue Fever, and fellow Austinites The Octopus Project. They are truly the Austin ambassadors of world music. When the music hits you, you feel no pain.
Pilar Andujar, LA GYPSY, began her dance training at the early age of seven and when she was eighteen years old, she moved to Madrid to become a professional Flamenco dancer.
She graduated with a superior degree in Spanish Dance and Flamenco, a degree in Ballet and a Master of performing Arts.
She worked for years as a dancer and choreographer but the Company Carlota Santana Flamenco Vivo started to give her roles as a singer. Her debut as a singer was in the Joyce Theater of New York in 2002.
In 2009, She moved to Austin and during her stay, Pilar danced and sang as a soloist with the world music group Atash in a very important Theaters of Texas-USA and also she was the main singer in her own Flamenco Company.
It wasn't until 2011 that she decided to put her own songs out of the drawers and she started to record her first album that was finished in June of 2017.
And means «On my way» or «Path» in the gypsy language «Cal». The photos of the cd are between Shadows and lights but with more light. She said I didn't say it so clearly but I wanted to say «On my way to the light.
It took her six years to decide to publish this cd and Andr talks about this personal trip.
!La ltima palabrita won the first award for the competition Nubo Film Production and The US has awarded her due to her curriculum and fifteen years dancing and singing in the country, „The green card“ or American Residence for artistic records.
The Spanish singer/songwriter from Alicante-Spain, will release her Cd in One2one, She will sing also known songs and at the end of the show She will dance pure Flamenco!!!
Its fusion of traditional Flamenco with New Flamenco and pop has been called „Imperious, Dominant and Individual“ by the New York Times.