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Dirtwire

w/ Free Range Buddhas

Santa Fe Summer Scene

at Santa Fe Railyard Plaza

Time: 7:00pm     Day: Friday     Doors: 6:00pm     Ages: All Ages    
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Special thanks to our presenting sponsor: Barker Realty

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Join your Santa Fe neighbors on the Railyard Plaza beside the landmark Water Tower for great FREE concerts all summer long.
-Feel free to bring chairs to the concert.
-Food and drink are available inside Second Street Brewery, Violet Crown Cinema, As Above & So Below, and La Lecharia for your ice cream needs. Food trucks will also be on site. 
-Bring your water bottle—we will have filling stations.
-Ample parking is available in the underground garage just north of REI
 
DIRTWIRE
Dirtwire stands poised between ancient Mother Earth and modern technology, a blend of ethnomusicology and the psychedelic trance state, gut-bucket delta blues and what the band variously dubs "back-porch space cowboy blues, swamptronica, and electro-twang." It's a sound informed by Dirtwire's travels and performances around the globe, where East meets West and North joins South. From the favelas in Brazil, Femi Kuti's Shrine in Lagos, Tokyo's bluegrass clubs, Ayahuasca ceremonies in Central America, Gamelan performances in Bali, desert festivals in the Australian Outback, and the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's modernized new capital Astana, the band spreads its message by building bridges across musical cultures in their own unique way.
 
Dirtwire plays an array of instruments both ancient and modern, including West African kamale ngonis, jaw harps, space fiddles, whamola basses, Rickenbacher electric 12 string guitars, bowed Banjos and mouth harps from around the globe, all interwoven into modern laptop beat creation. Hailing from the underground west coast electronic bass music scene Dirtwire finds itself at the forefront of experimental electronic music production mixing in their wide array of world instruments with sampled beats and 808's. Dirtwire's live shows are a communal psychedelic journey, ranging from down home boot stomping get downs, to bass and blues electronic mashups, to ethereal cinematic beat driven soundscapes. Woven into each is the exploration of where live instruments meet computer production, and where tradition meets experimentation.
 
FREE RANGE BUDDHAS
Santa Fe's psychedelic folk-rock ensemble, Free Range Buddhas, has been casting spells on audiences since 2016. Fresh from their latest album, "Ritual," the band gleefully unveils their newest single, "End of the Story," a teaser for their sophomore album slated for 2024. This whimsical, toe-tapping rock and roll boogie highlights Free Range Buddhas' distinctive fusion of vintage psychedelic nostalgia and modern folk-rock flair. More than mere performers, the band aims to create an unforgettable, collective experience immersed in a thick, gooey, sticky cosmic soup of what they see is the inevitable destination for them as well as their listeners!
 

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