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Event Archive - Ray Piper, Flat Earth Society, Bomba

Sat. June 24th 2006 1:45pm Vancouver Sun Stage at the Steam Clock (Gastown) (All Ages) 1:45pm
Free Free Admission

Flat Earth Society

Founded by clarinetist Peter Vermeersch, this 12-piece juggernaut is one of the hottest bands in Belgium. Well-schooled in a broad range of big band vocabularies, the FES also draws influences from swing, mambo, chanson, cabaret, R&B, and free jazz. Pitchforkmedia.com describes the music as “an unruly confluence of Carl Stalling’s ‘Merrie Mel... more info

Bomba

The six members of Edmonton’s Latin dance band Bomba are the real deal. Although schooled in traditional song forms such as timba, rumba, salsa and son, they have incorporated jazz and funk influences to synthesize a fiery dance music that is irresistible and musically adventurous. Founded a decade ago by Chilean-born drummer Mario Allende, this ... more info
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