Carmanah [Official Video] 'Bang Bang'

Bang Bang
Written by Sonny Bono
Performed by Carmanah
Filming and Editing by Matt Gladman & Arianna Augustine at Keywork Designs
Makeup by Laura Cameron

Special thanks to Chelsea Kanstrup, Marrs Audio, Megan McCaffrey and High Ground.

"Bang Bang is a powerhouse tune. While we give a big nod to Sonny Bono/Cher’s original, our interpretation of the song was most influenced by Nancy Sinatra’s version. Carmanah started playing this song live a few years ago and it immediately became a crowd-pleasing favourite. We never grew tired of performing the tune live so the band decided to record it. I know the lyrics in this song literally describe a heartbreak scenario. However, I think there is also a ton of emotionally complex stuff going on in the background as well. I hear Bang Bang as a song of empowerment. With the many spotlights shining on “gaslighting” and mental and emotional mistreatment, I hope our version of Bang Bang moves people not only to dance but to speak up for themselves and others against hate and the abuse of power." ~ Laura Mina Mitic
Relevance: Past Performers
In this Video Artist(s) Carmanah
Posted: Jun. 7, 2023

Featured Events

Featured Historical Events

Featured Article

Interview: Clearing a Path with Mike Scheidt of Yob
Depression is a condition with which many artists quietly struggle and, despite the challenges it presents to their lives and work, it is often a powerful creative catalyst as well. Clearing the Path to Ascend, last year’s critically acclaimed album fro
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
White Line
from Vancouver BC
Retired / Inactive
Headroom
from Vancouver BC
Retired / Inactive
Tamara Knight "Tamara"
Show party band - all stiles from Vancouver BC
Bass
Active / Available
The Tornadoes
from Vancouver BC
Retired / Inactive
Sigi's Side Door
Photo credit Rob Frith
Closed / Inactive
Sigi's Side Door
Photo credit Rob Frith
Closed / Inactive
Sigi's Side Door
Photo credit Rob Frith
Closed / Inactive
Sigi's Side Door
Photo credit Rob Frith
Closed / Inactive

Search the Directory / Archive

List an Event in the Calendar

List a Physical Single Date or Recurring Event

For physical events that happen at a specific time. For example a concert, or dance performance. If there are multiple shows, you can still duplicate your event to cover them all.

List an Online Livestream Event

For online / livestream events. This will allow you to include a livestream url and have it featured in our livestream listings.

Submit a Profile to the Directory

List a Music Band / Ensemble

(Band / Choir / Orchestra etc.)

List an Individual Musician

(Guitarist, Singer, DJ etc)

List a Music Resource

Venues, Event Promoters, Support Services etc.

News + Media

Add / Link a Video

Add a video, which will be linked to profiles, and appear in the video feed

Log In to Your Account