7pm, outdoor performances
on the patio @ Alterra Humboldt
2999 N. Humboldt Blvd. (near the corner of Locust & Humboldt)
FREE! FREE! FREE! FREE!
With a mix of music that’s as eclectic as the Riverwest neighborhood that Alterra calls home, we proudly present Riverwest Wednesdays!
August 4th: ALI JAMES & THE DESERT SHADOWS:Integrating the beauty of Near Eastern musical modes, instruments, and rhythms into Western folk and jazz music structures featuring performances on the oud, qanun, tabla, digeridoo and guitar.
Bringing “the otherworldly tonalities and chords of Near Eastern and Indian music into the realm of acoustic psychedelia” - The Shepherd Express
“One of the coolest bands I’ve seen in a while” - Radio Milwaukee’s Scott Mullins. (Watch a video of Ali James Lubbad performing
with Ali Amr at Alterra in 2009.)
August 18th: JALI KUNDA
Keba Diabate, Yaya Kambaye and friends share West African strings, percussion, and storytelling, featuring performances on djembe and kora.
(Watch a video of Jali Kunda.)
August 25th: FLORENTINE OPERA
Enjoy live opera and musical theater favorites, get a preview of the upcoming season, and the chance to win free tickets to upcoming operas.