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Chicago Afrobeat Project, Bananafish Dance Orchestra, The New Groovement @ Distrikt Jul 10 2013 - Oct 21st @ Distrikt

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Wed. July 10th 2013 Distrikt Victoria BC (No Minors)
10:00pm - 2:00 doors at 9:00pm
$14.50 early bird - $16.50 reg adv.

Chicago Afrobeat Project (Afrobeat)

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This band can’t stand still! While this group stays true to the genre of afrobeat, but perform their music with the intensity of Chicago’s rich musical history. Their inclusion of reggae, jazz, and big beat into their style has kept them fresh and on top of Chicago’s music scene. They’ve performed with members of the Antibalas and in the p... more info

Bananafish Dance Orchestra (Latin/jazz/Funk/Reggae/Ska)

Bananafish Dance Orchestra is a 7-piece powerhouse groove sensation. All members of the band are enrolled or have already graduated from Nanaimo’s VIU with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. They will be playing some of their favourite material from influences such as Lettuce, The Cat Empire, Sergeant Garcia and more. Niall Harvey lead vocals/p... more info

The New Groovement

The New Groovement is an eleven-piece funk machine that blends elements of R&B, soul, and hip hop to create a funk-i-fied feast for the ears. If James Brown and Run DMC had a love child this would be it. The band’s sound is as unique as it is versatile with its punchy horns, sweet vocals, clever rhymes, and tight percussion. Combined with an ener... more info