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COVID-19 UPDATE

With great disappointment, we have had to cancel all upcoming Caravan Events, including the Mohsen Namjoo concert scheduled for August 22, 2020.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 


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    QUIQUE ESCAMILLA – Solo Show

    Tuesday, February 25

    Vinyl Envy
    1717 Quadra St., Victoria

    Winner of both a Juno award and Canadian Folk Music Award, Quique Escamilla breaks down language barriers through his powerful voice and passionate delivery while fusing traditional Mexican styles of music with modern sounds of rock, reggae, ska, pop, jazz, cumbia, bolero, and a variety of other diverse sounds from Latin American and the Caribbean. His lyrics carry powerful messages that are inspired by and support various social and political issues such as human rights, immigration reform, global conservation, anti-racism, anti-oppression and indigenous rights.

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    “Mystery of Love” Persian Concert

    Saturday, March 7

    Oak Bay United Church
    1355 Mitchell St., Victoria

    “Mystery of Love” is an awe-inspiring traditional Persian music concert centered on the works of one of Iran’s most prolific musicians, Saeed Farajpouri. He is a master of the Persian spike fiddle, Kamanche and has enjoyed a prolific international career which spans over 30 years. He is joined by the impeccable renowned vocalist Mahdieh Mohammadkhani, and members of Vancouver’s Vashaan Ensemble (Saina Khaledi– Santour, Ali Sajjadi – Oud, and Hamin Honari – Percussion, to present his new compositions.

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    BLACK DOG STRING QUARTET with JOHN KASTELIC

    Sat, March 28

    Hermann's Jazz Club

    The Quartet present a two-part performance “Folk Songs & Brahms”. For the first part, they will perform Brahms’ stunning String Quintet No. 2. The 2nd part of the evening will feature the folk songs of John Kastelic (singer/composer) for voice and string quartet. Erasing the lines between classical music and contemporary folk music, these songs sparkle with ingenuity, thoughtfulness, and a breathtaking lyricism.

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    MOHSEN NAMJOO – Cancelled

    Saturday, August 22, 2020

    Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC

    Iconic maverick Iranian musician and composer Mohsen Namjoo returns to Vancouver touring for his latest new recording “Motantan (Grandiloquent). Seamlessly blending the Classical Persian setar with electric guitar, and rock and blues vocal techniques with Persian avaz (singing), he fuses the ancient with the current.

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