Event Archive - BANANAFISH DANCE ORCHESTRA ALBUM RELEASE w/THE NEW GROOVEMENT & THE PONDEROSAS: Bananafish Dance Orchestra, The New Groovement, The Ponderosas
Bananafish Dance Orchestra, The New Groovement and The Ponderosas are teaming up to give us a full night of Latin, funk, soul/R&B, reggae and ska at Upstairs Cabaret. All three bands will blend perfectly together. And you know the show will have a bunch of awesome natured beautiful looking people at it. AND you'll be able to dance all night.
Also note Bananafish Dance Orchestra have released their brand new album titled Rampage and it's really good! They'll be playing a bunch of songs off it at this show.
Advance tickets are $12 available at Lyle's, Ditch & ticketweb.ca
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
The Ponderosas (Ska/Funk/Jazz)
The Ponderosas take soul, r&b,reggae, and blend together in a musical blender until they’ve got everyone in the crowd moving and grooving to their festive and lively rhythms. this Vancouver eight-piece have worked with groups such as Natural Flavas, The Boom Booms, and Rude City Riot. Their infectious music is sure to start a dance party througho... more info