All the way from Texas, we welcome Keegan McInroe.. and all the way from Costa Rica – Azhaar Saffar & Global Wave!
The Americas – north and south – are coming to Box para una fiesta de musica, celebrating the start of the summer season of Schtumm….
He’s got some country, old blues and folk, a generous helping of American roots music – earthy with delicious lyrics.
Keegan McInroeis a Texas based singer-songwriter. Weaving threads from old country, old blues and folk together with his own unique voice and perspective, McInroe creates an original tapestry of American roots music – earthy and lyric driven.
In 2003, Keegan McInroe participated in founding rock & roll outfit, Catfish Whiskey (2003-2009), in Fort Worth, TX. He’s shared the stage with Leon Russell, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Carolyn Wonderland, Phosphorescent, Ian Moore, Innes Sibun, Tito and Tarantula, Eric McFadden, Otis Taylor, Eric Sardinas, Randall Bramblett, The Band of Heathens, and many more.
“There’s no one else in North Texas quite like Mcinroe….Uncouth Pilgrims is a sophisticated concept album filtered through experiences and musical influences. Country, folk and dirty old blues are all used to express love, fear and loathing.” – Jeremy Hallock, Dallas Observer
Azhaar Saffartrained as a concert violinist and went onto discover and play pop music, jazz, rock n roll, Bossa Nova, funk, salsa and African music. She is best known as the singer in the Brazilian jazz fusion group Sirius B, who found success in the 90s and naughties with 6 albums and worldwide airplay.
6 years ago she became involved in the Sistema Method of teaching music as a way of building communities in Costa Rica. She met and worked with inspiring musicians from all over the world, learned to dance salsa and to surf! She is writing and recording with her new group Global Wave – the music is best described as Nu World Jazz . The themes born from Azhaar’s travels and adventures, and alchemically forged from my mixed background and influences.
The Queens Head