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Billy Wylder live in concert

August 26 @ 7:30 pm

Billy Wylder and his world-traveling band will perform live at the Foundry. Press photo courtesy of the theater
Billy Wylder

From the front-lines at Standing Rock to the archaic streets of Jerusalem, to Carnegie Hall, music has been the source of strength for Billy Wylder. The band features Avi Salloway (Bombino/Hey Mama/Avi & Celia) joined by an inspired cast of singular artists who have performed across five continents including concerts at Coachella, Newport Folk Festival, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Montreal Jazz Fest, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center.

The music weaves together American folk and rock with sensibilities from the Sahara Desert, exploring new musical space akin to Devendra Banhart, Beck, and Tinariwen. Billy Wylder’s new recordings evoke musical evolutions built on grooves informed by ancient African rhythms, art-rock textures, expansive guitars, violins, synths, and drum machines. Salloway’s lyrics flow with inspiration from mythical songwriting hero Leonard Cohen, while threading together more abstract imagery reminiscent of Thom Yorke.

The band has toured extensively, performing and collaborating with renowned artists including Jack Johnson, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bombino, The Low Anthem, and Pete Seeger.

Seating and the bar open at 6:30 p.m., and this event is indoors. By COVID-19 guidelines, all guests will need to wear a mask when not actively eating and drinking and give proof of vaccination at the door.

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Event Details

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Date:
August 26
Time:
7:30 pm
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Event Location

The Foundry
2 Harris St.
West Stockbridge, MA
413-232-5222

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