Che Apalache coming to Grass Valley’s Strawberry Festival |

Che Apalache coming to Grass Valley’s Strawberry Festival

Che Apalache will be coming to Grass Valley area for the Strawberry Music Festival, starting May 23 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Evoking images from Appalachia to the Andes, Che Apalache’s music is a testament to a powerful cultural and musical exchange, according to a release. Formed in the urban neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, their music draws deeply from the musical traditions of the Southern U.S. and Latin America to form their singular musical style — Latingrass.

In 2017-18 the band embarked on three U.S. tours and along the way were featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and performed at venues including the Kennedy Center. Last August they were discovered by banjo player, Béla Fleck, who offered to produce their next album. Earlier this year they traveled to Nashville and cut the record, which will be released in August on Free Dirt Records.

This spring Che Apalache embarks on a month-long tour up and down the East Coast, across the Midwest and throughout California.

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