Barbes – Podcast 233

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Barbès is a small Brooklyn club which has been presenting music on a daily basis for now 15 years. Started on a shoestring budget in a former barber shop in the South Slope, Barbès has for years acted as a kind of laboratory for all different kinds of new projects and become a true community hub.

They’re in the hole $70,000K and have turned to the community for support. The community has answered back in a big way.  You can join the movement and find about a great benefit concert here.

We hang with Olivier Conan at Barbes and hear tracks from Chicha Libre,  Chicha libre’s Canibalismo  Las Rubias del Norte Panamericana and Miramar.

Olivier Conan Podcast 212

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Subscribe on ItunesWe hang out with Olivier Conan, the band leader of Chicha Libre, and the owner of Brooklyn’s most beloved listening room, Barbes.  We’ll hear some of the smoking tracks from his group and his Barbes Records label and get his take on what’s happening in the world.

olivierconan300-731dcf69bb8022d4afd07b43b44e6749984cdbd0-s300-c85Barbes will be hosting a free and open event this Sunday about the general state of the union entitled  What Now? Post Election Gathering at Barbès from 5pm-7pm November 20th 2016.

Our next upcoming podcast will be Innov Gnawa’s explosive Sufi, Trance set from the same evening at Barbes.