Presented by Cactus Cafe
Oliver Rajamani, Indian/Romani Folk artist and Cindy Cashdollar one of America’s most noted dobro and slide steel player and a five-time Grammy winner, knit a colorful blanket of rhythms and melodies.
The “Romani” commonly known as “Gypsy” are a colorful people who migrated out of ancient India arriving in Europe in the late 14th century. They have seduced the world over with their infective songs and dances. Austin, Texas is home to the largest historical Romani Archives and a substantial Romani population.
Performances: September 6 & 7, 2019; Doors open at 8pm; Show at 8:30pm
Students: $12.00 at the door with student ID; General Admission: $22.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door.
Oliver Rajamani Rajamani is an Austin World Music award winner, a nominee of the 2008 US Artist Award and the 2014 nominee of the prestigious German world music award in the European Charts, Rajamani has toured internationally and has recorded and performed with artists wide-ranging in style including Gypsy Kings, Willie Nelson, Edie Brickell, L. Shanker, Ustad Aashish Khan, Ustad Shujat Khan, Eric Johnson, Paravai Munniamma, Jeronimo Maya, Tomasa La Macanita amongst others. He has been a featured artist on the NPR BBC radio amongst numerous other radio, TV stations and magazines. Rajamani’s unique musical sound and original compositions are drawn from the historic ‘Romani trail’ and the Lonestar State of Texas. Www..oliverrajamani.com
Cindy Cashdollar Dobro, steel guitar and lap steel player Cindy Cashdollar is a five-time Grammy winner having been inducted into the Texas Steel Guitar Hall Of Fame in 2011 and the Texas Music Hall Of Fame in 2012. The Americana Music Association nominated her in the category of “Instrumentalist Of The Year” in 2016. She has worked with musicians of the caliber of Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Dave Alvin, Rod Stewart, Albert Lee, Asleep At The Wheel. Cindy’s unerring ability to perfectly complement a song or step out with a tasteful, imaginative, and exciting solo – and to do it in so many musical genres – has made her one of the most in-demand musicians on the American roots music scene. Www.cindycashdollar.com
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