Music, Performers

June 3rd – Mal-O-Dua

May 17, 2017
“Mal-O-Dua” or mal aux doights is French for sore and weary finger from working.
What happened when Django Reinhardt met Merle Travis? A new style of acoustic swing was born!! Well…actually that never did really happen. However, that is the blending of styles that Mal-O-Dua is built on.

The duo pulls from a wide range of sources including early French pop, traditional Hawaiian music, Gypsy jazz, Kentucky finger picking, Western Swing, Parisian waltz, and the American standards songbook to name a few. These styles are blended to create a fresh new sound.

Mal-O-Dua presents a high energy eclectic show that ranges broadly through various acoustic genres.  They pepper in historical anecdotes about the music they present to give it context.  Mal-O-Dua has performance experience in many settings including night clubs, music festivals, concert series, and private events. Their unique blend of musical styles is always met with rave reviews!

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