Leyla McCalla Quartet Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8 – 10pm
Leyla McCalla Quartet
Room:Vanderhoef Studio Theatre
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Cost:Tickets starting at $35
Contact Email:tickets@ucdavis.edu
Contact Phone #:530-754-2787
Event Type:Arts and Entertainment
Presented by:Mondavi Center

As a New York-born Haitian-American living in New Orleans, Leyla McCalla creates music that is steeped in French, Haitian and Creole traditions. A former member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, McCalla—who’s also a pro on the cello, tenor banjo and guitar—ventured out on a solo career to pursue a personal sound. Her latest album, A Day for the Hunter, A Day for the Prey explores issues of social justice and pan-African consciousness, featuring soulful songs sung in English, French and Haitian Creole that are simultaneously fresh, earthy and elegant.

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