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Event Archive - Let's Felabrate!: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Group, Kutapira, Coco Jafro

Fri. October 10th 2014 10 - 12:30 doors at 9 Commercial Drive/Grandview Legion Hall (No Minors) 10 - 12:30 doors at 9
10-15
Tickets at: Zulu Records, highlifeworld.com, www.vinylrecords.ca
It's about that time of the year again when we #felabrate celebrate the Life, Music & Legacy of Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

“Fela Anikulapo-Kuti died in 1997 at 58, but his music and legacy are enduring, and finding new audience with life-affirming and effervescent celebration.” So, Let's FELABRATE !

Join Us for a Beautiful Night of Live Music Performances by 3 Amaizing Bands + VIP Artistes & Djs.

- Kárà-Kátà Afrobeat Group, Canada (KAGC) http://www.karakatagroup.com

- Kutapira http://www.kutapira.com

- Coco Jafro http://www.cocojafro.com


DJs - Deejay Rossco & Dj Mario

$15 for 2, $10 for 1 person
Foods & Drinks available. $5 a plate

Kara-Kata Afrobeat Group (Afrobeat - World Music.)

The exciting new Afrobeat group here in Vancouver that goes by the name of Kara-Kata. Like traditional Afrobeat bands, we are composed of a wide range of talented musicians including several percussionists, a vibrant brass section, and guitars and keyboards. We also have a contingent of dancers who can fire up a crowd in seconds! Our shows over the... more info

Kutapira (Afro-Cuban/West African rhythms)

The Vancouver-based five-piece all-percussive ensemble, Kutapira, blend traditional Afro-Cuban rhythms with the melodies of Zimbabwean and West African folk and popular music. Kutapira can often be heard busking on the streets of downtown Vancouver, attracting a crowd with their frenzied high-energy brand of Afro groove. The members Jeremy Bryant, ... more info

Coco Jafro (Funk, Soul, Afro-Latin, Jazz)

Coco Jafro brings together the schools of Funk, Soul, Jazz, and Afrobeat creating a unique mashup, that transports you to a place that liberates your soul, evokes your primal spirit and ignites an electricity that lingers in your body. Influences are, Santana, Herbie Hancock, Maceo Parker & Chaka Kahn more info
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