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Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

Thursday, Feb 7, 2013 7:30p

Boston debut

“Their performance was a triumph . . . the septet played a fiery, rhythm-driven set that electrified.”—PopMatters

From Salento, located in the heel of the Italian boot in Puglia, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino is leading a new wave of young performers who are reinventing Southern Italy's pizzica taranta traditions. The ancient ritual of pizzica tarantata was said to cure a tarantula’s bite with its frenzied trance-dances. Led by violinist and percussionist Mauro Durante, the seven-piece
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Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

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Johnny D's Restaurant & Music Club
17 Holland St.
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 776-2004
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