Dartmouth Events

Free Summer Concert: Jake Blount and Mali Obomsawin

Groundbreaking Indigenous and Afrofuturist folk. This event is free and unticketed.

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
5:30pm – 7:00pm
Common Ground, Collis Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Performances

Groundbreaking Indigenous and Afrofuturist folk.

The two award-winning musicians team up for an evening of innovative and soul-stirring sound from their upcoming release, symbiont (2024). Their "genrequeer" approach defies categorization, disintegrating boundaries between acoustic and electric, artist and medium, and ancestor and progeny. 

Blount, a masterful interpreter of Black folk music, seamlessly blends tradition with Afrofuturist innovation, wielding banjo, fiddle, electric guitar and synthesizer as ceremonial instruments of insurgent creativity. Meanwhile, Obomsawin (Odanak First Nation), infuses free jazz and experimental music with the spirit of Indigenous traditions. Obomsawin, alumna of the Coast Jazz Orchestra at Dartmouth, is celebrated for her evocative compositions and groundbreaking debut Sweet Tooth (2022).

This concert has been moved indoors to Collis Common Ground due to weather.

This event is free and unticketed.

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For more information, contact:
Hopkins Center for the Arts

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