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Leyla McCalla

Leyla McCalla

Folk / Other New Orleans, LA  US
Mezi Bondye - Thank You Good Lord
Mezi Bondye - Thank You Good Lord
When I Can See the Valley
When I Can See the Valley
Heart of Gold
Heart of Gold


Leyla McCalla


  • Thu

    Mar 19

    Berre-l'Étang, FR | 9:30pm
  • Mon

    Mar 16

    Paris, FR | 8:30pm
  • Thu

    Feb 19

    New Orleans, LA, US | 5:30pm

    Each Thursday evening, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art is pleased to present Ogden After Hours, featuring a live musical performance by Southern musicians and an interview by a Southern music historian. Ogden After Hours is an all ages event. There is a children’s activity table each week. Cash bars and food available.

  • 2014

    Dec 11

    New Orleans, LA, US | 8:00pm

    No Strings Attached: Cello Is The New Guitar -- Come enjoy an evening of original, thought provoking music by cellists, singer, songwriters: Helen Gillet, Leyla McCalla, and Monica McIntyre.

  • 2014

    Dec 2

    Athens, GA, US | 12:00am


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  • Doug Dickens (Artist)
    Doug Dickens
    Sometimes the magic works. This is all magic.
  • Rick Sparfven (Artist)
    Rick Sparfven
    Leyla McCalla, the real deal...!!
  • Kevin M. Thomas (Artist)
    Kevin M. Thomas
  • Zac Vann (Artist)
    Zac Vann
    Nice songs. Neat you know about Pokey.
  • RT Carter (Artist)
    RT Carter
    Leyla McCalla has that special something. Wonderful songs, and cello too. Great music, thanks
  • Lojah (Artist)
    Great music! I love that creole sound.



Sounds Like: Nina Simone, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Tinariwen, Pokey LaFarge, Emeline Michel

Bio: Leyla McCalla lives in New Orleans, where she can be heard playing her cello in local clubs, on Royal Street and on the radio. She also works as a teaching artist at the New Orleans Strings Project. A native New Yorker, Leyla continues to work with many projects in both New York and New Orleans i...See Full Bio

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Q: What is your contact info?

A: You can email me at leylamccallamusic@gmail.com.

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