Axé Capoeira has lit up the stages of Folkfest and the Latin-Caribbean Festival over the years with driving rhythms, beautiful melodies and captivating performances of traditional Brazilian dances and the Afro-Brazilian martial-art, Capoeira. Performances offer a glimpse into the rich cultural world of Brazil with the participation of the group’s most renowned international stars.
Here is a chance to get up close to the music, and get down to the beats of Brazil with tunes provided by Batuque Axé, a twelve-piece band with very Special Guests. When the irresistible rhythms reverberate through the room, it’s nearly impossible not to dance
OZOMATLI RETURNS TO VICTORIA with special guests Batuque Axe & DJ Anger! @ Capital Ballroom
Since 1995 Ozomatli have been spreading their sounds of freedom and joy infused with various Latin American rhythms, hip hop, reggae, funk and everything in between.
Their last appearance in BC was at Victoria's 19th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival performing alongside long time band mate Chali 2na and Jamaican reggae legend Freddie McGregor.
In Victoria Ozomatli will be joined by Batuque Axe who represent Victoria's Axe Capoeria School. Batuque Axe specialises in samba, reggae, Forro, Baiao and funk. Batuque Axe are one of the most captivating groups on the west coast of Canada combining all of these aforementioned genres with traditional Brazilian dances (samba) and the Afro-Brazilian martial-art, Capoeira.
To round it off Victoria's legendary party rocker DJ Anger will be keeping up the vibes on the show playing the best in hip hop, reggae, funk and more!