Biography

 

Strings N Skins  is a  Brooklyn based band that takes you on journey around our mother earth. Honoring  our  origens and our ancestors in their journey to the new world. Join Strings N Skins on their musical journey where  the stars are their GPS and their ship in their music. 

"Language and location may be vested in the institutions that divide nations and tribes, but the rhythm that connects us  all has never left a soul. Strings N Skins exemplifies a pan African rhythm that unites us and celebrates our similarities. individually accomplished in their own right, the members of Strings N Skins  purposely share their personal  accolades  and create a sonic harmony determined to repair the world."  -Ro Johnson, BRIC TV.

Strings N Skins multilingual music ( English, Spanish, Creole) and traditional dances will take you on a journey through the world with  their universal aura of sound.

 Okai - Djembe / Lead Vocals

Luisa Bastidas- Violin/Vocals/Dance

John Cave - Guitar / Vocals

Jackie Coleman -Bass

Lautaro Burgos  -Drumset

 

Shows

  • Jan 11 Sun

    12:08 PM

    Brooklyn Bowl

    61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn N.Y

  • Mar 13 Fri

    12:00 PM

    The Blue Note Jazz Club

    StringsNskins will be part of the Blue Note Late night groove sessions on Friday March 13th at 12 midnight The Blue Note is located at 131 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012. we'll have a few special guests.   

  • Apr 03 Fri

    11:00 PM

    Meridian 23

    161 W 23RD ST NYC]

  • Apr 05 Sun

    11:00 PM

    Bembe

    81 S 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211   NO Cover!!!!

  • Apr 24 Fri

    08:00 PM

    Will Call ( Miami)

  • Apr 30 Thu

    07:10 PM

    La Caye

    35 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 No COVER!!!!

  • Apr 30 Thu

    10:00 PM

    La Caye

  • May 01 Fri

    10:00 PM

    Meridian

  • May 02 Sat

    08:00 PM

    Groove NYC

    125 Macdougal St. New York, NY 10012

  • May 08 Fri

    10:00 PM

    Nublu

    62 Ave C New York New York

  • May 13 Wed

    10:00 PM

    Nublu

    62 Ave C New York, New York.

  • May 20 Wed

    10:00 PM

    Nublu

    62 Ave C New York, N.Y.

  • May 27 Wed

    10:00 PM

    Nublu

    62 Ave C New York, N.Y

  • Oct 16 Fri

    11:59 PM

    The Blue Note Jazz club

    Blue Note Jazz Club131 W. 3rd StNew York, NY 10012212-475-8592

  • Nov 10 Tue

    08:00 PM

    The Bitter End

    147 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

  • Dec 16 Wed

    12:03 PM

    The Bitter End

    147 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

  • Dec 19 Sat

    12:03 PM

    Queens Library ( No cover!)

    89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica Queens  

  • Mar 31 Thu

    07:00 PM

    La Caye

    35 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

  • Apr 01 Fri

    09:00 PM

    Meridian 23

    161 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011    

  • May 01 Sun

    12:08 PM

    Brooklyn Bowl

    61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249   $5 tickets. Free before 7pm

  • May 01 Sun

    12:09 PM

    Bembe

  • May 20 Fri

    06:00 PM

    Private event

  • Jul 06 Wed

    12:07 PM

    Brooklyn Library at Grand Army Plaza

  • Jul 13 Wed

    12:09 PM

    Bunna Cafe

  • Sep 15 Thu

    07:00 PM

    La Caye Restaurant

    One of the best Haitian restaurants in the city. 33 Lafayette Brooklyn N.Y Free.

  • Sep 16 Fri

    11:00 PM

    Subrosa

    Join Stringsnskins  at Subrosa for one of the hottest  parties in NYC. Soul in the Horn. Free! 63 Gansevoort StreetNew York, NY 10014  

  • Sep 29 Thu

    08:00 PM

    Bar Lunatico

    486 Halsey St, Brooklyn, NY 11233 $10 donation

  • Oct 23 Sun

    11:00 PM

    Bembe

    Free Entrance 81 S 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

  • Nov 05 Sat

    12:10 PM

    Brooklyn

    Private event

  • Nov 20 Sun

    12:06 PM

    Milk River

    960 Atlantice Ave, Brooklyn   Free. 

  • Jul 01 Sat

    11:00 PM

    Private event

  • Jul 08 Sat

    11:00 PM

    Afro Latino Festival

  • Jan 26 Thu

    07:00 PM

    BRIC TV STUDIO

    Strings N Skins is happy to be at BRIC TV For BSide! Free entrance with RSVP. 647 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11217

  • Feb 17 Fri

    07:00 PM

    Le Poisson Rouge

    Strings N Skns will open for Meta and the Cornerstones with special guest Concha Buika.

  • Apr 03 Mon

    08:00 PM

    Brooklyn Bowl

    Join Strings N Skins as they go back to Brooklyn Bowl APRIL 3rd. 61 Wythe Street Brooklyn, New York.    $8 tickets.

  • May 06 Sat

    01:00 PM

    GrandChamps,

    197 Patchen Avenue Brooklyn NY, 11233   Three sets from 1pm -4pm.   Free!

  • Jun 09 Fri

    09:30 PM

    Subrosa { Blue Note Jazz festival }

    $10 tickets in advanced.  $15 the day of

Music

Contact Us

For more information and inquiries Please contact us stringsnskins@gmail.com