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Event Archive - Antibalas, Kiltlifters

Fri. June 22nd 2007 Centennial Square (All Ages)
7:30pm doors at 7:00pm
Tickets at: Royal Theatre, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place


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Antibalas (Afrobeat)

Originally inspired by Fela Kuti’s Marxist-with-a-monster-groove stylings, the dozen-plus Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra from New York is now world famous for its hot music (and equally incendiary political message). Antibalas weaves a fascinating tapestry of Latin, jazz, funk, reggae and soul into kinetic performances featuring dazzling horn lines... more info

Kiltlifters (Van Isle ska/reggae/rock)

If you’ve forgotten how to party then take a crash course from these Nanaimo-based musical dervishes, who deliver a wacky version of west coast ska that has been accessorized with hilarious vocals, a four-man horn line, and a mandate to get the whole crowd going crazy. The band consists of drummer Brodie Ketelsen, vocalist/saxman Matthew Carter, ... more info
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