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Randy Armstrong & Volker Nahrmann • BEYOND BORDERS WORLD FUSION OCTET in Concert • The Music Hall • April 9, 2022 • 8pm

Randy Armstrong & Volker Nahrmann

with Jose Duque • ERINI • Charlie Jennison
Theo Nii Martey • Nick Phaneuf • Ben Cook

and the Soggy Po Boys

World Fusion Music pioneers, Randy Armstrong and Volker Nahrmann bring Beyond Borders to The Music Hall stage. The ensemble musicians hail from four continents featuring Jose Duque, ERINI, Charlie Jennison, Theo Ni Martey, Nick Phaneuf & Ben Cook. They perform on an astonishing array of over 50 instruments from around the world. Their electrifying blend of jazz and world music traditions take you on a global voyage, from the streets of Havana and Rio de Janeiro, the evocative traditions of India and the Middle East, to the romantic café and cinema music of France and Italy, the haunting sounds of the Native American pow wow, and the worldbeat rhythms of West Africa and the Caribbean. Their album, Beyond Borders was nominated by the ZMR Music Awards as, “Best World Album”.

Opening the Beyond Borders concert will be New England favorites, the talented Soggy Po Boys serving up their tasty blend of New Orleans style jazz mixed with brass-fueled old-school funk and spirituals featuring music from their album, All In Favor. With this many world-class musicians and special guest artists, who knows what will happen in this exhilarating and captivating evening of global music!

This event is co-produced by The Music Hall and David Wold Associates

COVID Protocols Update

As the number of COVID transmissions continues to rise, we are thankful for your help in keeping our staff, volunteers, artists, and community members safe and healthy.

Effective September 1, 2021, for entrance to Music Hall indoor, full-capacity events (e.g. concerts, comedy, festivals): patrons, staff, and volunteers will need to show proof of full vaccination – 14 days past their final vaccination shot – OR proof of a negative COVID-19 test within three days of the event. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo/scan of your card or via an app such as Bindle. Masks are encouraged for everyone. Children under 12 years of age are exempt from this policy but must wear masks indoors. Masks are highly encouraged for those who are unvaccinated.

Please note: Safety protocols for offsite Music Hall events will be developed in conjunction with those venues and will be communicated in advance.

All Music Hall events will be presented in accordance with applicable public health mandates and artist’s requirements as of the date of the event. These could include changes to mask requirements, capacity, attendance prerequisites, procedures, and other protective measures. Thank you for your understanding and support throughout this uncertain time.


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