The Carnival edition of Electropical returns Sat Feb 16

carnival woman with maskIt’s that time of year again, and Electropical is back in the spirit of the season.

Join us for the Carnival edition of Electropical on Saturday, February 16 at the Backstage Lounge.

It’s a masquerade party, so bring a mask of your own (whether it’s from Rio, Recife, Trinidad, Port-au-Prince, Santiago, Venice, or the Party Bazaar) or pick one up at the door at no charge.

Yoro Noukoussi will be back on percussion this month after his latest winter tour. He is a master drummer and a crowd favourite.

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A new year of Electropical begins on Sat Jan 19 at Backstage Lounge

new year 2013Start the new year in style with Electropical on Saturday, January 19 at the Backstage Lounge.

Join us as we serve up more of our favourite sounds of 2012 as well as some future sounds of 2013.

And we’ll dig deep into our ever-expanding collections of Brazilian beats, Caribbean grooves, African rhythms, Arabian waves, and Balkan bangers to keep you moving.

UPDATE: Our long-time friend Yoro Noukoussi will join us on percussion this month! Originally from Benin, Yoro travelled and studied in Africa and Europe before settling in Vancouver and opening his own recording studio, Waaba music. He is a master drummer and a crowd favourite.

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