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Due to the March 23, 2020 NM DOH Public Health Order, These Event Listings Are Not Accurate!
All non-essential businesses are closed, public gatherings are prohibited!
(One day some of these events will be rescheduled or will resume, but they are not happening now!)

Germán López

That's Not a Ukulele

Image courtesy of AMP Concerts

Why, it's something even smaller that that. Perhaps the timple, a diminutive five-string acoustic instrument played brilliantly by the likes of Germán López is capable of generating succulent yet legitimate sounds more twee-sounding than anything currently residing in the instrument armory of many manic pixie girls or Hawaiian surf lord wannabees. To know the true answer to that question, you must go see the concert to be performed by López on Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm at the Outpost Performance Space. It's a kind of island music that is going to come out that night, gritty with the foot-stomping exhortations of flamenco mixed brightly with the rhythmic delicacies of West Africa. For this gig, López is jamming with guitarist Antonio Toledo, a Spaniard that digs jazz and Brazilian music. For just $22 in advance or $27 the day of the show, all-ages pass through the gates of eden and into string heaven. (August March)

Sunday March 10, 2019

210 Yale Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
US

Phone: 268-0044
Website: Click to Visit

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López touches audiences with original instrumental music from the Canary Islands.

Brilliant young star of the "timple," a diminutive 5-stringed instrument intrinsic to music of the Canary Islands, Germán López touches audiences with original instrumental music from the Canary Islands. López harnesses the grit of Spanish flamenco, the structure of West African rhythms, the flourishing spirit of jazz, and an innovative 21st century approach to performing "island music." López's music has been praised for "entrancing" performances of "delicately rippling notes" (Huffington Post), notes that flow from musical traditions uniting Spain, Africa, and the New World.