Lido Pimienta w/ Marisolle Negash

Addresse586 Ellice Avenue
AtWest End Cultural Centre
CountyCanada @ (CA)
Official Website

586 Ellice Avenue
West End Cultural Centre
Canada @ (CA)
Tel 2018-06-19
Categoria Events

Lido Pimienta is a Toronto-based, Colombian-born interdisciplinary musician and artist-curator. Lido's latest LP, La Papessa (2016), charts an evolution from her debut LP, Color (2010), an album full of (as the title suggests) colorful landscapes and positive vibrations. Winner of the 2017 Polaris Music Prize, La Papessa takes a more personal approach, describing the narrative of how Lido has found her independence as a woman and as an artist who refuses to fit pre-conceived notions of what a pop Latina artist ought to be. Influenced by the multiple cultural and geographic settings in which is was written — from the desert of Columbia to the bustling cityscape of Toronto — La Papessa takes listeners on a musical journey from traditional Afro-Colombian percussion to global bass and darker avant-garde electronic sounds.

Lido's piercing, explosive, and heartwarming voice unites the compositions, beats, and harmonies, resulting in a perfect labour of love and sound that highlights the creative voice of this talented artist.

Saw Lido in Ottawa earlier this year by accident and she blew me away. So excited to watch Lido and Marisolle throw down on the stage.
To say we're excited for this is the understatement of the year:

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