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The Under The Volcano Festival Of Art & Social Change: Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba, Euphrates, New World On Fire, All Purpose, Gossip, Dope Poet's Society

Sun. August 8th 2004 Cates Park (All Ages)
$10-$20 at the gate
Presented by: Under the Volcano
Info 604-255-0163

Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba (West African Dance Music)

Aboubacar Camara leads Doundounba in performing West African amasumbou music - a mingling of musical traditions - including ancient Guinean rhythms and popular West African dance-driven melodies of mandeng guitar. Their instrumentation is equally diverse, incorporating the balafon (xylophone), djembe (hand drum), doun doun (bass drum), kirin (sl... more info

New World On Fire

Incorporating both a healthy respect for their punk rock forefathers, and a flair for thrash metal, hardcore, and punk rock - New World On Fire has successfully crafted a combination of talented musicianship and sharp political analysis wise beyond their years. Formed in the Spring of 2002, the band has played hundreds of shows touring both the ... more info


Since their debut tour with Sleater Kinney a couple of years ago, and their debut album last year, The Gossip has been making waves with their small-town-teenage-lesbian-boogie-rock-no-wave-blues. Lead singer Beth Ditto is one of the most dynamic and charming front-persons in rock n roll today, Nathan "Brace" Howdeshell is no slouch in the charism... more info
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