Event Archive - SKAMPIDA FROM BOGOTA, COLOMBIA PLAYS WITH FIVE ALARM FUNK AT VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY IN NANAIMO BC!: Skampida, Five Alarm Funk
Thu. September 15th 2011 @ Vancouver Island University Campus Grounds Nanaimo BC (All Ages)
2:30pm - 4pm doors at 12noon
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SKAMPIDA was born in Bogotá, Colombia in 1998 as an innovative and diverse fusion of Colombian folkloric rhythms, and urban sounds like ska, punk, klezmer, polka, rockabilly, powercore, hip hop, including gypsy influences and drum n' bass. In 2003, the "Stereoblaster" tour took Skampida to over 20 cities in Colombia.
For more than 12 years, t... more info
Five Alarm Funk (Afro-Funk)
If you want to party on the dance floor ‘til your shoes burst into flames, then check out this awesome 11-piece rhythm machine from Vancouver. Five Alarm Funk is alarmingly energetic and draw inspiration from Afrobeat, James Brown and Kool and the Gang, all performed with the scorching passion of talented 20-somethings playing like their lives de... more info