Next Stage hosts Biribá Union on March 3

Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, presents Biribá Union, a musical trio featuring Grammy Award-winning Mike Block (cello, vocals); Christylez Bacon (beatbox, guitar, rhymes); and Patricia Ligia (electric bass, pandeiro, vocals) Sunday, March 3, at 7 p.m.

"We love presenting projects that have a one-of-a-kind feel, and Mike Block has put together something people won't forget easily," Keith Marks, executive director of Next Stage Arts, said in a news release. "Block is a member of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble, and he has numerous projects that are creative. He says the combined sound of the group is like "something out of a musical fairy tale."

Block, Bacon, and Ligia blend original music with global influences to form "a fresh and accessible sound."

Each member of the collective brings influences and repertoire from their diverse backgrounds, such as Brazilian, hip-hop, classical, jazz, bluegrass, funk, and pop styles, synthesizing them through original compositions and songs that highlight their improvisational spontaneity and stage presentation.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and $10 for access to the livestream and may be purchased at Next Stage will provide a beer, wine, and cocktail cash bar. For more information, call 802-387-0102.

This Arts item was submitted to The Commons.

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