Consider the Source – Acoustic Electric Hybrid Tour w/ The Slyboots Circus



The Details

Date: Friday, July 22, 2022

Doors: 7:00 pm

Advance: $18

Day of Show: $22

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Consider The Source will be performing a very special seated hybrid show here at Buffalo Iron Works – Friday July 22nd, 2022!

Special Guests The Slyboots Circus will open the show!

Consider The Source

Sci-fi fusion trio Consider the Source began in the underbelly of NYC performing improvisational heavy sets soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles. Once the band realized they had something truly original they decided to take it on the road leading to 15 years of touring the U.S. in addition to Israel, Germany, Turkey and a trip to India. Their studio catalog has evolved into a wide range of progressive rock, classical, jazz and Eastern European music mixed with many other styles from around the world. The band’s sound is always evolving and has led them to constantly chase something new and exciting.

Consider the Source is living a purpose, a life together, having fun and creating art. Their next release is titled Hybrid Vol. 1 | Such As A Mule, a reference to the mix of electric and acoustic tracks. The album brings the full CTS exploration, with an additional host of instruments –  Uyghur Dutar, Banjo Bass, Dabuka, Dombra, Ukulele Bass, Djembe and more. It’s a strange thing to bring in a term like ‘Post-World Music’, but perhaps it is the best way to describe what is happening here. Consider the Source is not a world music band playing eastern European or Middle Eastern music, they are students of music and culture respecting the vast tradition and taking it into the 21st Century and beyond. This cultural fusion might also be a good descriptor, but in the end these terms fall short in describing the power and creativity at play here.

The Slyboots Circus

The Slyboots Circus is the premier resident ensemble at the Slyboots School of Music, Art & Dance. Combining elements of Story telling, traditional West African music and dance, Puppetry, Chinese acrobatics, Circus Arts, Contemporary Dance, World Music, Marching Percussion and Jazz – patrons can expect an engaging and unique experience that is designed to educate, entertain and inspire. Promoting the mission of the Slyboots School in Buffalo, NY- positive social change through cultural arts education- the Slyboots Circus performs at festivals, schools, universities and clubs across the US annually.

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Buffalo Iron Works

49 Illinois St Buffalo, NY 14203

Doors: 7:00pm

Show: 8:00pm

Tickets: $18 ADV/$22 DOS

Ages: 18+