Multi-cultural music group Nation Beat releases its new EP today. Carnival Caravan will be released today in stores and online. The Brooklyn, NY-based collective’s five-track EP feature performances by not only Nation Beat but also from the Mardi Gras Indian/funk group Cha Wa. Carnival Caravan’s complete track listing is noted below.
Carnival Caravan Track Listing
- Casa Diamante / Sew Sew Sew (feat. Cha Wa)
- Vou Cantar Esse Coco (feat. Silverio Pessoa)
- Golden Crown (feat. Cha Wa)
- Canto da Ema / All On a Mardi Gras Day (feat. Cha Wa)
- Liza Jane (feat. Cha Wa)
‘Cantar Esse Coco (ft. Silverio Pessoa)’ and the disc’s opener ‘Casa Diamante /Sew Sew Sew,’ which also features the music of Cha Wa, are both Latin-tinged works that will have listeners instantly on their feet. There is also a Dixieland-style piece included in the record that comes in the form of the group’s cover of ‘Liza Jane (ft. Cha Wa).’ Nation Beat is currently touring in support of Carnival Caravan. Its current schedule takes it through September 17th in Hartford, CT. The group’s current tour schedule is listed below.
DATE CITY VENUE
August 1 Queens, NY Queens Library
August 2 New York, NY Central Park Summer Stage
August 8 Bethlehem, PA Musikfest
Sept. 17 Hartford, CT Real Art Ways
Audiences can keep up with the latest updates on Carnival Caravan and Nation Beat’s tour schedule online now along with all of the group’s latest news at:
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