North Brother Island: Tiny Desert Concert

By Sarah Ventre
Published: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 6:41pm
Updated: Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 11:09am

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And now for a Tiny Desert Concert.

That’s when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music.

Today we hear from front-person Dario Miranda of the chamber folk band North Brother Island.

The band’s name comes from the tiny island in New York’s East River that was the site of a horrific shipwreck in the early 1900s, in which more than 1,000 people died. It’s lesser-known stories like this one that inspire Miranda to craft his songs.

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North Brother Island performs in the KJZZ studio.

If you’re in a band or know of one you’d like to hear on air, send us a note at [email protected].

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