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Desert Blues Legends

Wed, April 5

Chan Centre at UBC
Co-presented with Live Nation

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Upcoming Events

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    TINARIWEN Desert Blues

    Wed. April 5

    Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

    The world-blues ensemble from Tessalit, Mali, will be touring in support of its upcoming eighth album Elwan. The opening act is Dengue Fever, Cambodian retro-rock band. Co-Presented with Live Nation.

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    DAKHABRAKHA – Ukraine Ethnochaos

    Friday, April 21

    York Theatre
    639 Commercial Dr.

    DakhaBrakha is world music quartet from Kiev, Ukraine. Reflecting fundamental elements of sound and soul, Ukrainian “ethno-chaos” band DakhaBrakha, create a world of unexpected new music.

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    Kasandra Flamenco’s “La Tarara”

    May 4 & 5

    Norman Rothstein Theatre
    950 West 41st Ave., Vancouver

    Kasandra Flamenco presents “La Tarara”, an adrenalin infused dance spectacular featuring Flamenco dance stars direct from Spain, Ivan Vargas and Emilio Ochando, with Vancouver virtuoso Kasandra “La China”, accompanied by an international musical cast directed by flamenco guitarist/composer Gaspar Rodriguez.

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    EMEL MATHLOUTHI – Tunisia’s Voice of a Generation

    Sunday, May 14

    Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway

    Tunisia’s voice of a generation. It’s the astonishing range and sensuousness of Mathlouthi’s voice that is most compelling. There are swoops and growls reminiscent of Bjork and even traces of her goth past as she picks out minimal, reverberant lines on electric guitar which make you wonder if shes also been listening to the xx.
    - The Guardian

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    KALHOR & GHORBANI – Persian Music & Voice Maestros

    Friday, May 19

    Centennial Theatre
    2300 Lonsdale, North Vancouver

    A rare meeting of one masterful instrument and one sublime voice, in the Persian music tradition of “Saz va Avaz”, featuring maestros Kayhan Kalhor on kemanche and Alireza Ghorbani on vocals, and guest percussionist.

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    Winter-Spring 2017 Events Announced: Zimbamoto, Locarno, Tinariwen, Dakhabrakha & Kasandra Flamenco!. Tickets on sale Now!