Eventide Music Series: Garden City Grooves presents a night of Afrobeat World Music
Thursday, July 16 at
1 Centennial Square
This event is expired ( Jul 16, 2015 )
Kara-Kata, Afrobeat Group and Masala
The Centennial Square series features a diverse mix of artists from Victoria's independent music scene plus touring artists thrown in the mix. A good truck and a licensed beverage area compliment thease all-ages outdoor events. More information at evnetidevictoria.com
Centennial/Spirit Square will be ground zero for this incredible night of funky afrobeat and sweet grooves! Free Show in the square followed by afro-funk party at the Copper Owl.
6pm (Centennial/Spirit Square, FREE): AFROBEAT IN THE SQUARE ft Kárà-Kátà Afrobeat Group, Canada (KAGC)
9:30pm: Afro-Funk Party ( The Copper Owl, $5): DJ Soul Scorcher (of Garden City Soul Club) and musicofmymind (of CFUV radio).
Garden City Grooves
CFUV 101.9 FM Victoria's Campus Community Radio Station
City of Victoria
Victoria Music Scene
Lighthouse Brewing Company
Play In Victoria
Part of the EVENTIDE MUSIC SERIES: The 10-week long series will feature both local and touring bands every Thursday from July 2-September 3, 2015 from 5-9pm. All shows will take place at Centennial Square in downtown Victoria, are completely FREE, all ages and will have a beer garden and food trucks.
ABOUT THE ACTS:
Kárà-Kátà Afrobeat Group
Kárà-Kátà Afrobeat Group, from Vancouver, is currently setting the BC music scene ablaze with its full-power renditions of classic West African Afrobeat tracks popularized by the late, great Fela Kuti as well as their own original material. Afrobeat music blends funk, jazz, highlife, psychedelic rock, and traditional rhythms in a whirlwind of ecstatic sound.
Masala are a world drum and percussion band from Victoria, BC. Their aim in to create a dynamic rhythmic experience that infuses events with energy and joy.
DJ Soul Scorcher (of Garden City Soul Club)
Soul Scorcher has been laying down rare and classic Northern Soul and funk in Victoria for a decade as part of the incredibly popular For Dancers Only series. Spinning pure vinyl and keeping dance floors moving is his specialty. Rare groove fanatics will not want to miss this appearance!
DJ, radio host, writer and blogger based in Victoria BC, Canada. Nathan Ambrose, currently hosts “The Music of My Mind,” a weekly radio show on CFUV 101.9FM in Victoria on Thursdays from 5:00-6:30pm spinning funk, soul and rare groove from around the world. A live appearance is a fantastic treat.