Last year this blog called her “this era’s David Gilmour of rock en Español,” and she validated that description. The band opened with the album’s title track, setting the stage for the rest of their hour onstage, Eljuri alternating between jangly, funk-tinged lines and aching, screaming, resonant Pink Floyd-style leads.
Como testigo del caos y la brutalidad impuesto a los ciudadanos de todo el mundo, Eljuri se ve motivada a escribir esta canción contra la violencia armada. Desde los disturbios de Ferguson hasta los tiroteos masivos en París y los innumerables casos de brutalidad policial, Eljuri da testimonio y pregunta, cuántas almas más deben ofrecerse a esta indignante situación. Ella levanta su voz en protesta mientras maneja su arma más fuerte, la guitarra.
"Special Guest the fabulous Eljuri performs acapella in studio and discusses her latest album 'La Lucha'. She's truly a conscientious artists with a purpose as one of the organizers of the Women's March in NYC. She's a wicked guitarist and known to shred..."
The Atlantic Antic™ is a living tribute to the myriad of heritages that coexist in Brooklyn. Spanning four neighborhoods (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Downtown Brooklyn), from start to finish, Atlantic Avenue is transformed into a sea of entertainment offering something for everyone.
Doors: 6:00pm / Ani Cordero: 6:30pm / Eljuri: 7:00pm
Tickets $15 in advance / $20 at the door / Buy Tickets at Ticketfly
As an ‘artivist’ deeply connected to her immigrant experience and singing in her native Spanish sprinkled with English, Eljuri represents the urban Latina leading by example as an award winning songwriter, sponsored guitarist and outspoken advocate for equal opportunity and social justice. This timely benefit concert is in support of the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) whose work includes providing legal advice to immigrants. Eljuri is honored to bring her fusion of traditional latin roots with a modern edge to DROM and to donate 100% of her proceeds from this concert to the NYCLU.
Celebrate the Sounds of the Hudson with Eljuri
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