Resurrect & Reclaim: Monica McIntyre, Taina Asili…

Wildseeds is so happy to be working in collaboration on this beautiful event!

Join Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde, on tour from Albany, NY and cellist & singer/songwriter Monica McIntyre in collaboration with Wildseeds: The New Orleans Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective for ‘Resurrect & Reclaim: A Weekend of Music, Ritual & Community’ — Saturday April 4th & 5th at Cafe Istanbul!

Cafe Istanbul NOLA
2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA
Doors open 6:30pm / Show 7-9pm
$7-$10 sliding scale

You are powerful, You are beautiful, You are resplendent! The time is now to ‘Resurrect & Reclaim’ your power, your identity, and your ability to keep rising. We will celebrate with music, community altar building, inter-active art stations, and more!!

TAINA ASILI y la Banda Rebelde combine powerful vocals with an energetic fusion of Afro-Latin, reggae and rock. The six-piece ensemble from Albany, NY, led by Puerto Rican vocalist Taina Asili, offer a sound that spans continents, exuding strength of Spirit, inspiring audiences to dance to the movement of rebellion.

MONICA MCINTYRE, based in New Orleans, LA, seamlessly blends Blues, Soul, Classical, Jazz, Reggae and Middle Eastern sounds with the unique cello techniques of slapping, plucking and strumming, into an unforgettable musical landscape.

Wildseeds: The Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective is a feminist-of-color collective that uses speculative fiction and art as a resource for social change.

Please join us for this magical night!

***Taina Asili will also be conducting a powerful Reclaim the Thunder: Songs for Social Change Workshop on Sunday April 5th at Café Istanbul from 4-6:30pm. For more info go to