Occur Goes Global - The Music of East Timor

Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 8:34 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Legend has it that the island of Timor formed from an ancient crocodile. The peoples of East Timor have been as resilient as this founding reptile, surviving colonization by the Portuguese and Indonesians to become one of the planet’s newest independent countries in 2002. These five bands and musicians carry on that brave spirit through song.   Dili Allstars Singing about “the people’s hope and salvation” on the bubbly ska track “Liberdade,” this East Timor-Australian collective rose to... READ MORE