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Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe play Nouveau Klezmer music -- an exuberant musical experience, rooted firmly in traditional Jewish modes and melodies and driven by contemporary rhythms and danceable grooves. In the long-standing Jewish tradition of absorbing musical inspiration from surrounding cultures, The Lost Tribe steeps their songs in a broth spiced with rock, reggae, salsa, funk and blues influences, serving up an irresistible party vibe. Visit website

The Folkaltones deliver their own spin on everything from Irish ballads to Beatles and traditional fiddle tunes to contemporary songwriter material, with a generous dose of fun, complete with alluring textures and harmonies, and imbued with their adoration for every single tune that they have befriended. Visit website

Semplice plays Baroque music (European classical music of the 17th and 18th centuries) on authentic period instruments (recorder, baroque violin, lute/theorbo, viola da gamba). Engaging, informal concerts are accompanied by entertaining stories about the composers and their times. Visit website

Éinín is traditional Irish Tinwhistle music - solo tinwhistles, whistles and guitar, or an Irish band! From lively jigs to hauntingly beautiful airs, this enchanting music will captivate you. Learn to play the tinwhistle

The Klez Dispensers is a traditional klezmer band based in Denver, Colorado led by Ben Cohen. Visit website