Talented singer and multi- instrumentalist Xenia Rubinos has composed and produced the first ever theme song for NPR’s Latino USA. The show is the longest running Latino-focused program on U.S. public media. Xenia’s theme song debuted on the show January 5th.
Get the scoop on the track courtesy of Remezcla here.
On January 27th, Xenia will be a featured artist at the Ecstatic Music Festival in New York where she will she will team up with Adam Schatz’s Civil Engineering; a high-energy, 10-member multi-dimensional big band led by the multi-instrumentalist Schatz. They will be performing new arrangements of songs from Xenia’s acclaimed album Black Terry Cat, Schatz’s songs, and pieces by composers they love. The set will include the premiere of Xenia’s imaginative arrangement of “The Fight” from Prokofiev’s ballet, Rome & Juliet.
As the festival’s curator Judd Greenstein explains, “I had wanted to work with both Adam and Xenia separately, having been a fan both of Xenia’s latest record and Adam’s work with his band Landlady. Adam and I were discussing collaborative possibilities, and when he mentioned Xenia, it was one of the quickest ‘yes’-es I’ve ever had as a curator. This show is going to be a powerhouse, I can’t wait.”
Xenia will also join Tune-Yards for select dates this spring.
”Once Xenia Rubinos begins to sing, nothing else matters.” - DIY
1/27 New York, NY Ecstatic Music Fest
3/6 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall*
3/7 Montreal, QC Corona Theatre*
3/8 Boston, MA Royale*
3/9 New York, NY Brooklyn Steel*