2013 Chutzpah! Festival presents Yemen Blues
THEY’RE BACK for the 2013 Chutzpah! Festival! YEMEN BLUES – come ready to dance and party!
Sat. March 2, 2013
Doors open at 7:00 pm
At the VENUE – 881 Granville Street (limited seating and 19 + only)
YEMEN BLUES is an original and fascinating meeting of traditional Yemenite melodies with the world of blues, jazz and funk. Flavours of West African roots and enhanced modern compositions create a breathtaking experience and a mixture of beautiful complex grooves with an amazing live energy where ever this band enters the stage.
Founded 2010 by Ravid Kahalani he joined forces with Omer Avital, a well known bass player and composer from New York, and together they created YEMEN BLUES, a supergroup of top musicians from New york, Israel and Uruguay. They soon got noticed within the music world around the globe and attracted media and promoters with their impressive and intense showcases at music fairs like BABEL MED or WOMEX. “…the mesmerizing and earthy sounds of West African stringed guimbri and rocking Middle Eastern rhythms, all coursing together in a raucus party of a stage show..” . (Anastasia Tsioulcas, NRP) Releasing a new record in 2013, Yemen Blues continues to champion their unique blend of Yemeni, Jewish, and African traditions!
Price (including HST):
Adult – $33.60 + 4.25s/c
Student/Senior - $28.00 + 4.25s/c