Jalopy Theatre Presents at the American Folk Art Museum: Ali Dineen
On the first Friday of each month, Jalopy Theatre sponsors music at the American Folk Art Museum as part of a continuing partnership. Tonight’s performance features Ali Dineen.
Ali is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and visual artist born and raised in New York, and well-traveled across the United States. Throughout her various journeys, from a bike trip across the country to a sailing trip down the Mississippi River, Ali has collected and written music in each place she has explored. She has performed original acoustic music and songs from U.S. folk traditions for the past several years in New York and everywhere she has visited, and incorporates historical and sociopolitical commentary into her shows. Ali’s music is personal and also political, and explores the intersections of personal stories with larger histories. She just released her second album of mostly original folk music entitled Light Comes In.
Ali currently performs regularly in New York City and has toured with different bands and the Bread and Puppet Theater for the past 3 years. She is about to embark on a national tour of her music in mid May, and at the American Folk Art Museum, Ali will be performing selections from her album and other original and traditional folk music, a shadow puppet “cranky” piece, and several duet songs with Feral Foster.