Celebrando Nuestras Raíces-Celebrating Our Roots; Saturday, May 20, 2017, 6:30PM Grace Episcopal Church

Award-Winning Correo Aereo

Join the Lopez Library for an evening of music, food and community as we celebrate the Americas with music from the award-winning duo of Correo Aereo who will perform the traditional music of Mexico, Venezuela, & Argentina as well as some of their own compositions. Correo Aereo combines a gorgeous array of string and percussive instruments with beautiful vocal harmonies described as “…locked in embrace.” by the Austin Chronicle Correo Aereo is strongly committed to bringing their music into communities and celebrating cultural connections through all ages and ethnicities. Correo Aereo performs at festivals, theaters and music venues throughout the U.S. and abroad including Winnipeg Folk Festival, Austin Music Hall, EMP Seattle & Holland’s Moondive;an international media project/concert produced by VPRO Television-Radio Amsterdam. They have also been featured at Seattle International Children’s Festival, the Knitting Factory in NYC. and on NPR Radio programs; Latino USA, All Things Considered, Splendid Table, and Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now. They were selected winner of the prestigious Austin Music Award for ‘Best Traditional Mexican/Latino Act’.  This special musical event will be held in the beautiful acoustics of Grace Episcopal Church and refreshments will follow.  The evening is sponsored by Humanities Washington and Friends of the Lopez Library.  A suggested donation of $5 – $10 dollars is appreciated and benefits the Lopez Island Family Resource Center. For more information contact Jen Krajack at the library.  468-2265