Carnival in the Appalachian


Matuto is emerging internationally as a festival main-stage sensation. Rolling drums and quicksilver accordion licks, earthy vibes and thoughtful reflections mingle on the latest refinement of their Appalachia-gone-Afro-Brazilian sound, “The Devil and The Diamond” (Motema Music; release: May 14, 2013).

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We’re looking forward to a very exciting 2013 that includes a 6 week tour in Africa and the release of our new album!  For now let’s take a look back at some past highlights as we prepare for our first performances of the new year at the APAP music conference in NYC.



Cornbread and Collards – Southern Tour Nov. 6th – 17th

We’re headed to Charleston, Kiawah, Awendaw, and Anderson S.C. – Black Mountain, Durham and Aberdeen N.C. – Athens G.A. – Lexington, K.Y. – Floyd and Richmond V.A. – Nashville T.N.

Including our Debut at Music City Root in Nashville.  If you can’t be there you can stream the concert!