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Event Archive - Ganga Giri

Tue. June 25th 2013 - Tue. June 25th 2013 Capital Ballroom (No Minors)
Opening for Ganga Giri is Fight in the Fields.


“Ganga Giri, a psychedelic tribe of musicians that create an amazing multi-layered blend indigenous/electro/dance/rock... their sound and energy is intoxicating!”

Ganga Giri, rhythmic didgeridoo virtuoso and percussionist, reflects much of the creative inspiration which Australia represents today. Explosive and pulsating, ambient and flowing at times - Ganga Giri is a pumping percussive multi-layered experience of complex grooves and raw, deep natural sound. He blends an array of tribal percussion with congas, djembe, bougarabou, Nigerian talking drum, mbira with authentic indigenous moves and Aboriginal dancing. Ganga Giri’s live show is a modern yet primitive celebration - a melting pot unifying many musical genres and cultures. Delivering his unique and authentic taste of multicultural Australia, Ganga Giri’s music has been widely & wildly appreciated by music lovers in many countries including Australia, Japan, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States igniting audiences in clubs and music festivals all over the world. Jornick Joe Lick vocals, Dan Pearson drums, Gumaroy Indigenous song/dancer and Yeshe Reiners percussion/Mbira/N’goni


Fight in the Fields is a hip-hop group that draws on a wide array of old school and contemporary musical influences and is strongly committed to delivering a thrilling live-band experience. FITF has shared the stage with Josh Martinez, Sweatshop Union, Rascalz, Hill-Top Hoods and Moka-Only. Fight in the Fields demonstrates how Hip-Hop can be just as compelling a live-band experience as any other genre. John Hayte keyboards, Northern Light vocals/MPC/keyboards, Derry vocals, DJ Schaps vocals, James drums and Wellionaire turntables


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Ganga Giri

Ganga Giri - (gun-gah gear-ree) A didgeridoo virtuoso and innovator, who fuses this ancient instrument with electronic production and vocals, this music is about connecting to culture. Ganga Giri started playing the drum kit at eight years old, and has travelled the world learning, studying tabla in India, and using a range of percussion instr... more info