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Outdoor California Cooking

Outdoor California Cooking

When we’re on tour we always love preparing our food outside. This summer we enjoyed some outdoor California cooking as we camped in the Paso Robles and Mammoth Lakes areas. But seriously, it’s all about the produce. Once you get to the Central Valley past Sacramento you can find good ingredients at any store, and…

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Concerts in the Cascades

Concerts Last week we were in Northern California and Oregon playing concerts in the Cascades. We started off the week with our third performance at the Burning Tango Festival playing Saturday night right before the evening Milonga. Many thanks to all of the enthusiastic dancers. After the festival, we drove north to Oregon for a set…

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Desert Mountain Gigs

Folias in the desert

We just finished a week of desert mountain gigs at museums and libraries out in the Chihuahua, Sonora and Mojave deserts. Performing in Flagstaff, AZ, Ridgecrest, CA and the Las Vegas library system, the audiences at all of these places were really warm and the attendance good. One man in the main library theater in…

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Folias Duo 2018 Summer Tour

Folias Duo US Tour 2018

Folias Duo will be back on a U.S. tour this summer. With a mostly west itinerary we’ll be playing 20 + shows in eight states: New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Wisconsin and Illinois. In addition to features from our 2017 release Dreaming to Live, we’ll be presenting some new music inspired by our…

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Milongas on the Dreaming to Live Tour

Milongas Dreaming to Live

When we tour we play two different kind of gigs–we play for concerts and we play for tango dances called milongas. The milongas on the Dreaming to Live Tour represented 9 out or 27 performances in 7 states. The great thing about playing a dance is people listening to your music and putting it into motion…

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Composing Residency in Colorado

Rustic Cabin Life

Carmen and I had the opportunity to take 2 weeks off of our busy summer schedule and create a composing residency in Colorado. Rather than stay at home we decided to go distraction free by renting a rustic cabin. The Grizzly Creek Guard Station was our home for 14 days and nights. We had nothing…

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Joshua Tree

Folias in Joshua Tree

After driving 4,000 miles with 9 gigs in 12 days, it is time for a break in Joshua Tree National Park. We rented a small cabin on the edge of the park for four nights through airbnb. We are taking a rest now and plan to practice, cook, exercise, eat food and most importantly stay…

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