Fiesta Africana – Sat April 22 – Backstage Lounge

Celebrating the arrival of Spring, DJ Marc Fournier presents FIESTA AFRICANA at The Backstage Lounge ! The whole African diaspora will be represented in music (as much as 4 hours allows….) including Soukous, Salsa, Champeta, Cumbia, Coupé Décalé, Kizomba, Azonto, etc

Sharing the stage, two of the best percussionists in the city: Kurai Bandambira Nyamukapa of Zimbamoto fame & Raphael Geronimo leader of Rumba Calzada.     Visuals by Tajah Olson. Juepa ! Ça va chauffer !
10pm/10$

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Fiesta Africana – Sat Feb 18th – Backstage Lounge

Back by popular demand and celebrating Black History Month; DJ Marc Fournier presents FIESTA AFRICANA at The Backstage Lounge !

The whole African diaspora will be represented in music (as much as 4 hours allows….) including Soukous, Champeta, Cumbia, Coupé Décalé, Kizomba, Azonto, Axé, Salsa, Timba etc.

DJ Marc Fournier will be sharing the stage with two of the best percussionists in the city, bringing the beat to a new heat: from Benin, West Africa, local legend Yoro Noukoussi and from Cuba, master drummer Israel Toto Berriel.
Saturday Feb 18 – The Backstage Lounge (Granville Island) 10pm/10$

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Electropical returns Sat Oct 20 with guest Sacha Levin on percussion

Sacha Levin

Sacha Levin

Sacha “Percussionista” Levin joins DJs Marc and Michael for the October edition of Electropical.

Sacha currently performs, records, and teaches with some of Vancouver’s top musicians. Skilled in African and Latin percussion, she has performed and toured throughout B.C. and the rest of Canada. She last appeared at Electropical in May.

She’ll accompany the DJ duo as they spin their signature mix of African rhythms, Arabian waves, Brazilian beats, Caribbean sounds, and Balkan bangers.

If you haven’t seen Sacha in action, you’re in for a treat. Don’t miss out.

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