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Event Archive - Vancouver World Music Festival launch party: TANGA, Mark Sullivan and Andy Hillhouse

Thu. April 6th 2017 Guilt & Co. (No Minors)
7:30pm doors at 7pm
$15 at the door only.
Doors 7pm
Show 730pm
Tickets $15

Join us for a night of music from around the globe, featuring Celtic Fiddle, Flamenco, Electro-Cumbia, and more as we celebrate the diversity of our city! Let the the celtic tunes of award winning duo Mark Sullivan and Andy Hillhouse take you away. Then sip a glass of vino or a cocktail and get transported to Spain with Toque Flamenco, one of Vancouver's finest flamenco ensembles. DJ Su Commandante will be spinning Electro-Cumbia and world beats between sets.
Mark Sullivan is at the forefront of the Canadian fiddle scene. He continues to be in high demand as a spirited performer and instructor across North America. His latest and ninth album, The Gathering Room, is a collection of purely original tunes. Though the music is steeped in the Canadian tradition, the tunes reflect an array of influences. Whether it’s Irish, Scottish, Gypsy, Western Swing, or Cajun, Mark Sullivan is making music that effortlessly takes his listeners on a musical journey of fiddle styles. With Andy Hillhouse on Guitar.
Toque Flamenco
Dance, sing or clap along! Toque Flamenco specializes in creating festive and breathtaking flamenco shows that include music and dance.
DJ Su Commandante
He has opened for acts such as K-OS, Wyclef Jean of the Fugees, Yellowman, Kinnie Starr, Kytami, Native Guns, Canary Sing, Gabriel Teodros, Alpha Yaya Diallo, Kevin Finseth, the Boom Booms, Mindil Beach Markets, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderrer, Long Beach Shortbus, Rodney Decroo, The Furios and Fishbone. He has also been featured at events such as Groovefest, Skafest and YoFest in Victoria along with Diwali and Under the Volcano in Vancouver, and hosted a radio show of underground hip hop for 5 years at CFUV radio in Victoria


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TANGA (latin electro funk)

NEW ALBUM: HAVANAELECTRO (2013) TANGA is a west coast latin electro funk collective dedicated to cross-cultural collaboration and discovering new sounds and grooves. Formed in 2005 by a collective of young emerging musicians and producers, they cut their teeth playing in salsa bands and experimenting with latin jazz and pop music. With a love... more info