Mercedes Peón

Ancient and Contemporary Songs of Galicia Spain: Mercedes Peón

  • Date:08 - Dec - 2017
  • Time:7:00PM
  • Venue:Elebash Hall
  • Location:365 5th Avenue, NYC
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US Debut

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She has the aesthetic audacity of Björk, the emotional depth of PJ Harvey, and more rhythms than Fatboy Slim… — El Mundo (Spain)

A US debut! Mercedes Peón (from La Coruña, Galicia) is an outstanding singer, Galician bagpiper, and multi-percussionist, who has dedicated herself to recovering traditional music in her native Spain. Peón has pioneered the formation of various female groups, received many awards, and performed at festivals throughout the world. She has worked with Xosé Manuel Budino, Manu Chao and Carlos Núñez amongst many others.