Element Band's unique signature embodies the essence of world music. The band's distinctive arrangements preserve and popularize traditional Armenian songs by infusing each piece with large-bodied vocals and contemporary sounds. The band's original compositions resonate deeply with listeners yearning for the old world through a modern lens.
May 18, 2019 USC Innovate Armenia
Element Band will perform a special set during this year’s Innovate Armenia event, hosted by the USC Institute of Armenian Studies. The special performance, titled SOUND STORIES, will take place at the Bovard Auditorium around noon and it will feature the music we know and the stories we don't know.
June 23, 2019 Ford Theatres with Miqayel Voskanyan
Element Band and Miqayel Voskanyan at Ford Theatres
This year, Element Band is taking part in the Ignite Series at Ford Theatres. Miqayel Voskanyan and his band will open the evening with what Miqayel calls their “mostly folk with jazz-fusion combinations.” Pairing the tar, an ancient Armenian instrument, with instruments such as the saxophone, drums, and keyboard, their musical style incorporates jazz, Armenian folk, rock, and funk, making them a staple on the jazz festival circuit.
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