Sat. December 7th 2013 @ VBCSS HQ Victoria BC (No Minors)
10:30pm - 2am doors at 10pm
Admission with membership to Victoria BC Ska Society
We´re having an All African Christmas at the VBCSS HQ on Saturday, December 7th for our VBCSS Christmas Member Special! Get to know Aboubacar Camara (Guinea) & Afrocen3 (Nigeria). Both bands live in Victoria but are from the aforementioned countries. Aboubacar Camara will be bringing West African and Guinean traditional rhythms blended with elements of Funk, Soukous, Afro Beat, and Reggae.
Afrocen3 will be performing a mixture of dancehall, reggae & R&B.
This is yet another reason to get your Victoria BC Ska Society and the Victoria Ska Fest membership. If you pay it to attend the Shaggy Member Afterparty a couple weeks before this event you won´t have to pay to get in (although donations are appreciated to cover costs).
Aboubacar Camara & Doundounba (West African Dance Music)
Aboubacar Camara leads Doundounba in performing West African amasumbou music - a mingling of musical traditions - including ancient Guinean rhythms and popular West African dance-driven melodies of mandeng guitar.
Their instrumentation is equally diverse, incorporating the balafon (xylophone), djembe (hand drum), doun doun (bass drum), kirin (sl... more info
AFROCEN3 from Nigeria (living in Victoria BC, Canada). are a growing phoneme mixing Afro Pop (dancehall), reggae and R&B. With just six or seven recorded singles people across Canada and beyond are discovering this talented trio. The group travels across Canada (Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal) and the globe opening for major dancehall and reggae art... more info