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Past Shows

Sat. December 7th 2013
@  VBCSS HQ (No Minors)
Sat. August 3rd 2013
Logan's Pub (No Minors)
A Night of African Heat featuring Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba
Sun. August 12th 2012
Royal Athletic Park (All Ages)
FolkWest Aug 10-12 The Milk Carton Kids , caravan, Joy Kills Sorrow, Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba, The Capital city Syncopaters, West My Friend, The Archers, Crikeymor
Sat. February 17th 2007
WISE Hall Vancouver BC (All Ages)
FESTIVAL BAOBAB - African Carnival with Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba, Films from Senegal, Kutapira, Lazare
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Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba

West African Dance Music from Vancouver BC
Unknown - Confirmed: Feb. 16, 2012 (Awaiting Update)

Contact Details

Jennifer R. Yeates
Aboubacar Camara leads Doundounba in performing West African amasumbou music - a mingling of musical traditions - including ancient Guinean rhythms and popular West African dance-driven melodies of mandeng guitar.

Their instrumentation is equally diverse, incorporating the balafon (xylophone), djembe (hand drum), doun doun (bass drum), kirin (slit log drum played with sticks), and gongoma (gourd) alongside electric and bass guitars and the drum kit.

The result is dance hall world music alongside traditional percussion, a combination that gets everyone on their feet dancing or moving in their seat! On stage, Aboubacar's extra-ordinary dance moves, with their speed, energy and style, are thrilling to watch.

Many of Aboubacar's original lyrics promote qualities such as kindness, unity and joy, and others make inquiries into the human condition and the challenges that face a diverse society.

This range and excellence in African music make Doundounba's sound stand out in the World Music community. Their compelling presentation and the vibrant atmosphere they create make this group one you won't want to miss!

Experience Africa.
Experience Doundounba!
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Current Lineup

Chad MacQuarrieguitar
Aboubacar Camaravocals
Pete Schmittbass / vocals
Craig Whitedrums / vocals
Sekou Sylladjembe / vocals
Craig McCaulguitar
Status: Unknown
Available to all occasions locally and internationally just contacts us @250-532-1152 - Last confirmed Feb. 16, 2012