An evening of fiery klezmer and Roma-gypsy music with Les Yeux Noirs is coming to the Venue Niteclub on Granville on April 8th, co-presented by Caravan World Rhythms and the Chutzpah Festival.
Mighty Popo is a Rwandan/Burundian refugee/survivor whose music is steeped in African tradition. See him perform April 9th at the Memorial Hall in Harrison Hot Springs and again April 11th at the In The House Festival, presented by Caravan World Rhythms.
Vancouver Rueda Festival, April 9 – 11, 2010 The Vancouver Rueda Festival is your chance to learn from some of the most outstanding Cuban Salsa dance instructors North America has to offer. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your styling, learn hot new moves, or get your introduction to the addictive world of Cuban Salsa with over 25 workshops including: Beginner Bootcamp, Body Movement, Musicality, Leading/Following Techniques, Afro-Latin Movement, & Cha Cha Cha. The weekend will bring a cultural explosion to Vancouver featuring live music, performances, and dance workshops, from instructors around North America including New York, San Francisco, and Oregon. Students and instructors alike will ‘shake it’ all weekend to the sounds of Tanga and Puro Son, musicians whose credits include playing alongside the world-famous Afro-Cuban All Stars.For more information or to purchase tickets visit cubansalsavancouver.net or call: 604-787-4929 604-787-4929
Canadian Friends of South Africa (CFOSA) 2nd Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser Party Saturday, April 17th, 2010, 6:00 P.M.All Saints Parish RC Hall 1405 Como Lake Avenue, Coquitlam, B. C. Dress code is cocktail attire. Tickets are $40For additional information or questions, please feel free to write to email@example.com or call Rosina at (604) 526-8660 (604) 526-8660 .
Caravan World Rhythms proudly presents the return of the lovely and talented Anoushka Shankar April 30th at the Chan.
Xavier Rudd has teamed up with the late Lucky Dube’s rhythm section for an exceptional cross-continental groove. See Xavier and Izantaba in the great outdoors of Malkin Bowl on June 4th. Tickets on sale March 5th and watch for the new album, Koonyum Sun on April 20th.
jesse Cook returns to Vancouver with a new album that mashes rumba flamenco with cumbia and vallenato from Colombia. Get your tickets for The Rumba Foundation at The Centre for the Performing Arts on May 5th and the Abby Arts Centre in Abbotsford on May6
Delhi 2 Dublin + The Commodore Ballroom = one sweaty, groovin’ party! The band is releasing its sophomore album and celebrating at the best dance venue in the city. Watch ‘em work it, May 7th.
Faeries and Fools present an evening with 2 of the finest beat scientists out there. May 22nd marks a double dose of humungous global beats with Adham Shaikh and Gaudi. Watch this space for more details.
Vancouver’s Coastal Jazz is pleased to announce that 10-time Grammy winning guitarist/vocalist George Benson will perform in Vancouver on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at the Orpheum Theatre during the 25th annual TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival (June 25 – July 4, 2010).