Caravan World Rhythms

Past Events

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    ROBIN LAYNE & THE RHYTHM-MAKERS

    Sunday, August 18
    Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St., Victoria

    A Vibrant blend of Latin jazz, Mexican folkloric, Afro-influences and cinematic compositions, led by world music marimba player Robin Layne.

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    Schryer, Hillhouse & Dobres

    Sunday, August 4
    Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St., Victoria

    This phenomenal trio of Celtic musicians features Franco-Ontarian fiddler Pierre Schryer, Canadian folk music specialist Andy Hillhouse, and European influenced BC guitarist Adam Dobres.

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    OKAN – Afro Cuban Jazz Ensemble

    Thursday, July 18
    Hermann's Jazz Club 753 View St., Victoria

    Taking their name from the word for heart or soul in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, OKAN fuses Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, bravery and love.

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    BUCAN BUCAN & BLISK – Eastern European Dance Party!

    Wed July 10
    Victoria Event Centre 1415 Broad St.

    Join us for a musical voyage across Eastern Europe, featuring the polyphonic all-female quartet Blisk from Toronto, and followed by the Balkan party band from Victoria Bucan Bucan. A treat for the ears, eyes, and the soul!

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    BLISK & Zlatna Mountain – An Eastern European Voyage

    Saturday, July 6
    Polish Friendship Centre 4015 Fraser St.

    Join us for a musical celebration of contemporary and ancient folk songs from the Balkans, Poland, Ukraine and surrounding regions, featuring the all-female quartet BLISK from Toronto, and Zlatna Mountain ensemble from Vancouver.

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    ITAMAR EREZ – “Mi Alegria” CD-Release Concert

    Thursday, June 20
    Annex, 823 Seymour St.

    CD-release “Alegria” Concert, with Hamin Honari, Francois Houle, James Meger & Kevin Romain
    and Opening Act The Giving Shapes.

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    Vashaan Ensemble – Songs of Joy

    Saturday, June 15
    York Theatre, 639 Commercial Dr.

    An evening of festive and joyful music from Iran and neighbouring regions, featuring the lovely voice of Fathieh Honari who will sing music from her native Baluchistan, as well as Persian music based on the works of great poets such as Rumi and Omar Khayyam.

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    ADANU HABOBO – GHANAIAN DRUM & DANCE

    May 31
    Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender St., Vancouver

    Evening of Ghanaian Drum and Dance with special guests.

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    Vashaan Persian Ensemble

    Saturday, May 25
    Oak Bay United Church, 1355 Mitchell St., Victoria

    Gathering together some of the finest classically trained Persian musicians working outside Iran living in Canada, the Vashaan Persian Ensemble draws upon Iran’s rich musical past to perform joyful and memorable Persian Traditional songs.

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    CONSTANTINOPLE & DUO BELEM – Victoria

    Sunday, May 5
    Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St.

    An unprecedented meeting between the deeply moving worlds of Belgian accordionist Didier Laloy and Iranian musical adventurer Kiya Tabassian (setar/voice), along with Kathy Adam (cello) and Didem Basar (kanun). This collaboration between Montreal-based Constantinople and Duo Belem will immerse you in a marvellously rich acoustic world, one of breathtaking originality and virtuosity.

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    CONSTANTINOPLE & DUO BELEM – Vancouver

    Saturday, May 4
    Red Gate Revue Stage, Granville Island

    An unprecedented meeting between the deeply moving worlds of accordionist Didier Laloy and musical adventurer Kiya Tabassian, along with Kathy Adam (cello) and Didem Basar (kanun). This new creation for the two duos will immerse you in a marvellously rich acoustic world, one of breathtaking originality and virtuosity

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    KOBO TOWN – Live in Vancouver

    Tuesday, April 16
    Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac St.

    From their home in Toronto, the JUNO-winning group has brought their distinct calypso-inspired sound to audiences across the world, from Port-of-Spain to Paris and from Montreal to Malaysia.

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    KOBO TOWN – Live in Victoria

    Sunday, April 14
    Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St.

    From their home in Toronto, the JUNO-winning group has brought their distinct calypso-inspired sound to audiences across the world, from Port-of-Spain to Paris and from Montreal to Malaysia. At once brooding and joyous, intensely poetic and highly danceable!

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    Dálava

    Saturday, March 30
    Hermann's Jazz Club

    Dálava is an homage to traditional Moravian (Czech) folksong, sourcing melodies rooted in the past and transcribed over 100 years ago by the group’s singer Julia Ulehla’s great-grandfather. The ensemble brilliantly re-animates the songs in an extremely stirring, avant-garde, post-rock musical language.

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    ZIMBAMOTO & MARAFANI

    Saturday, March 16

    Victoria Event Centre 1415 Broad St.

    Mixing the traditional music of Zimbabwe with electric grooves and heavy beats, Zimbamoto creates a hypnotic sound that is uniquely built for the dance floor, evoking the village as well as the urban street party.

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