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Upcoming Performances:

2017:

Oct 1

Nimes, France

4pm Timbalooloo Performance at Nîmes Métropole

Oct 7

Brooklyn, NY

1pm National Sawdust - Fresh back from a concert in France, Etkin will kick off the 2017-18 season of monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concerts at National Sawdust with a child-friendly exploration of French Gypsie Jazz and the French connection with New Orleans - featuring French washboard wizard Stephane Seva!

Oct 14

New York, NY

11am Maddison Square Park - Timbalooloo Concert performs at Kids Fest 2017

Oct 20

Nairobi, Kenya

6pm Colors and Reflections Festival - Oran performs with his Gathering Light project at the Raddison Blu Hotel

Oct 21

Nairobi, Kenya

2pm Colors and Reflections Festival - Oran performs with his Gathering Light project at the Ngong Race Course

Oct 24

New York, NY

Jazz At Lincoln Center - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola brings back Oran Etkin for two nights - this night features his "Reimagining Benny Goodman" project with Matt Wilson, Steve Nelson and Helen Sung

Oct 25

New York, NY

Jazz At Lincoln Center - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola brings back Oran for two nights - this night features his "Gathering Light" project with Ben Allison, Gilad Hekselman and Nasheet Waits

Oct 29

Ludwigshafen, Germany

Enjoy Jazz Festival - 4pm Timbalooloo concert

Nov 4

Brooklyn, NY

11am National Sawdust Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series featuring Bobby Sanabria. Portion of Proceeds to Puerto Rico Relief

Dec 2

Brooklyn, NY

11am National Sawdust Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series featuring French violinist Adrien Chevalier, exploring French gypsie jazz as Clara Net meets the violin!

Dec 25

New York, NY

11:30am at The Jewish Museum - After years of collaborations with African musicians, and fresh from a fall tour that includes Kenya and Zmbabwe, Etkin will bring back songs, stories and instruments to share with the Timbalooloo fans back home!


2018:

Jan 13

New York, NY

11am at City Winery - TIMBALOOLOO SOHO SPACE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION CONCERT! Come celebrate with us the grand opening of the Timbalooloo flagship location in SoHo! Concert is at City Winery, 1 block from our new Timbalooloo SoHo. 10am doors open & brunch starts; 11am-12pm concert followed by parade to Timbalooloo Soho for ribbon cutting! Tickets just $10 for adults, $5 for kids.

Jan 14

New York, NY

8-10:30pm at Mezzrow - Oran Etkin & Sullivan Fortner Duo returns to the beautifuly intimate and warm Mezzrow jazz club, performing selections from Reimagining Benny Goodman as well as sneak preview of new songs from their upcoming duo album! Their Paris concert was chosen by Liberation as one of the Top 6 moments of the year and described as "A concert of weightlessness, class, spark, inspiration and sharing. Magic uninterrupted for two hours. The crowd... went wild. For such is the music Etkin: sensitive to the exchange with the audience."

Jan 20

New York, NY

11am National Sawdust Monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series - each month Oran is joined by a new musician and Clara Net meets a new instrument friend, exploring a new musical tradition and seeing how we can make music across cultural boundaries

Feb 14

Marseille, France

8pm After sold out concerts in 2016, Oran returns to Theatre National De La Criee.

Feb 15

Paris, France

9pm La Petite Halle (La Villette) - Oran Etkin Trio perform music from his Motema release Gathering Light as well as new unrecorded music - with Gautier Garigue & Florent Nisse.

Feb 17

New York, NY

11am National Sawdust Special edition of Etkin's Monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series... While Oran is on tour in Africa, Timbalooloo's West African drumming teaching artist Kolipe Camara will lead an interactive concert for kids with Andy Algire on balafon!

Feb 23-March 5

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Tour! Including concerts with Oran Etkin trio plus special collaborations with the Chigamba Mbira masters

March 10

New York, NY

11am National Sawdust Monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series - each month Oran is joined by a new musician and Clara Net meets a new instrument friend, exploring a new musical tradition and seeing how we can make music across cultural boundaries

March 21

Boston, MA

Harvard University - Oran Etkin and Sullivan Fortner will give a presentation about Etkin's compositions

April 7

New York, NY

11am National Sawdust Monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series - each month Oran is joined by a new musician and Clara Net meets a new instrument friend, exploring a new musical tradition and seeing how we can make music across cultural boundaries

April 14

New York, NY

11am Greene Space (WQXR/WNYC Studios)WQXR Presents Oran Etkin's Timbalooloo in a special exploration of the connections between classical, jazz and Roma music - 44 Charlton St at Varick in SoHo

April 15-30

Europe

Europe tour including concerts throughout Czech Republic, Germany TBA. The centerpiece of the tour is a set of shows through Mladi Ladi Jazz Festival including a collaborative project with traditional Czech Roma Musicians as well as Timbalooloo workshops throughout the country

May 03

Boston, MA

Scullers Jazz Club 8pm & 10pm sets - Oran Etkin's Gathering Light with Ben Allison, Nir Felder & Alvester Garnett

May 06

Atlanta, GA

5pm The Breman Museum - Oran Etkin Quartet performs music from his Motema release Gathering Light

May 17-18

Philadelphia, PA

Montgomery Theatre at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Oran performs with his Timbalooloo project - two shows per day each morning

May 18

Queens, NY

Flushing Town Hall with Mandingo Ambassadors

May 26

New York, NY

11am National Sawdust Monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series - each month Oran is joined by a new musician and Clara Net meets a new instrument friend, exploring a new musical tradition and seeing how we can make music across cultural boundaries

June 3

Morrisevile, PA

Kol Emet - 3pm Timbalooloo Concert

June 16

New York, NY

11am National Sawdust Monthly Timbalooloo Duo Concert Series - each month Oran is joined by a new musician and Clara Net meets a new instrument friend, exploring a new musical tradition and seeing how we can make music across cultural boundaries



Recent Performances:

North Sea Jazz Festival (Netherlands)
Montreal Jazz Festival (Canada)
Paris Jazz Festival Parc Floral (France)
Jazz Sur Son 31 Festival Toulouse (France)
London Jazz Festival (UK)
Newport Jazz Fest Family Day (USA)
San Jose Jazz Fest (USA)
ELB Jazz Festival (DE)
NYC Central Park SummerStage (USA)
Portland Jazz Festival (USA)
Festival Jazz A Liege (Belgium)
Ubud Village Jazz Festival (Indonesia)
Tokyo Keo Plaza Hotel (Japan)
Changsha International Jazz Festival (China)
Jazz At Lincoln Center (USA)
Tribeca Performing Arts Center (USA)
Duc Des Lombards (France)
Festival Jazz Comblain La Toure (Belgium)
Tel Aviv Jazz Festival (Israel)