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Battle of Santiago w/ Blackismygender and Ranger Ty
July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm$14 – $20
Afro-Cuban post-rockers Battle of Santiago plays downtown Binghamton on Sat., July 29. Blackismygender and Ranger Ty open. $14/20, 21+
Toronto’s Battle of Santiago combines ancient Afro-Cuban rhythms and chants with a distinctly Canadian post-rock spirit and sensibility. Fused by dynamic elements of jazz, the result is a party-forward experience that has brought them to stages across the globe, including NYC’s legendary Joe’s Pub, and festivals across Canada, the US, Spain, France, The Netherlands and more. Their unique sound tells a universal 21st Century story, placing them in a prism between artists as diverse as Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thundercat, and transcending borders while staying rooted in one city’s immigrant experience.
The band’s recent release La Migra dives deep, mixing Afro-Cuban Yoruba chants with subtle electronica and rumbas with post-rock experimentalism. The sound is more than just Radiohead meets Fela Kuti – there’s some cumbia tinged with dub anthemic Latin rock and even smooth funk.
Blackismygender and Ranger Ty open the night. Music starts at 8pm.
Ranger Ty is an artist/designer from Binghamton, NY with styles and influences that span the globe. With an ear for fresh sounds and a craving for raw style and innovation, Ranger Ty provides an experience that gives a fresh take on familiar genres and turns them on their head.
Blackismygender is a revolutionary artivist that seamlessly blends genres into discourse. A singer/songwriter with rhyme schemes that translate easily into rap, she likes to continue to elevate her music, her style, and the crowds expectations.