Wednesday, July 15th, 2009 @ 9pm
Live At Rose Presents:
Xiomara Laugart first came to fame here in the U.S. as the lead singer of the new-wave Grammy-nominated Latin funk band Yerba Buena and her star-turn in the Broadway premiere production of Celia: The Life & Music of Celia Cruz.
Since these milestones Xiomara's solo performances are marked by her soulful singing and accomplished virtuosity. She has the skill to perform either a cappella or with a full band; nostalgia and the contemporary sounds of today mix seamlessly when it comes to Xiomara's music.
Over the years Xiomara has performed at venues all over the world and with some of the biggest talents in the music industry. at venues around the globe for years and along the biggest talents all over.
In her native Cuba she is a living-legend having recorded more than 15 albums. For many years, Xiomara Laugart “La Negra” as she is popularly known, was Muse to the Nueva Trova artists. Xiomara is both the essence of the old Cuba, with its rhythmic folk songs, fused with a blend of today’s directness and clarity of voice, which is eventually matched with her deep laugh. It is that distinctive laugh that has captivated audiences from all walks of life with her swing style in all of her Cuban splendor.
Xiomara is gifted with an impressive vocal range with allows her a lot of freedom and an ability to straddle numerous genres simultaneously. She has recorded and/or performed along names such as: Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Albita, Isaac Delgado, Carlinhos Brown, MeShell Ndegeocello, Femi Kuti, D’Angelo, Erykah Badu & many more.
345 Grand Street
(btwn. Havemeyer & Marcy)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tel: (718) 599-0069
"A live venue with a worldly flair in the musician capital of Brooklyn. In the heart of Williamsburg lies an experience that you won't forget. Rose is a Mediterranean home style cooking (with Italian flavors) restaurant that serves dishes from around the world. This rustic wine cellar has been converted into a beautiful candle lit restaurant. The main floor features a bar, a lounge and stage that will always have music playing. The musical guests change each night as does the wine and food specials. "A tucked away gem", said Jessie Pascoe of the Village Voice. Come and enjoy great food, great drinks, great music..a great place!" --CitySearch
Show Time: 9pm
For more info on Xiomara Laugart go to: www.myspace.com/xiomaralaugartlanegra
To purchase Xiomara’s CD Qué Manera De Quererte go to: www.descarga.com
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