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Wednesday, May 17, 2023  ·  8:00 PM CDT

Alla Boara

4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000

World Music Wednesdays

A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM.

Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.

Alla Boara seeks to bring recognition and new life to Italy's diverse history of regional folk music.

Their modern arrangements of folk lullabies, laments, hymns, and festival songs are surprising, playful, mournful, tender, and bewitching. Live performances can also be accompanied alongside projected visual images and audio samples that reveal a deeper insight to where these songs come from (Ancient Roots). Alla Boara's dynamic music and storytelling aims to inspire audiences of all ethnic heritages to treasure their musical roots and consider historical songs' contemporary cultural relevance. Vision of drummer and composer Anthony Taddeo (Helen Welch/Hey Mavis), Alla Boara also features vocalist Amanda Powell (Apollo's Fire), guitarist Dan Bruce, trumpeter Tommy Lehman, bassist Ian Kinnaman, and accordionist and keyboardist Clay Colley.