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DakhaBrakha MusicPresented by:Ville de GatineauA Ukrainian "ethno-chaos" band, DakhaBrakha proves that traditional Ukrainian music is alive and well and healthy. The members shape an impressive universe of sound while reinventing their musical heritage.Dates: January 21, 2016On: Thursday, 8 pmCost: Adults $28, seniors $25, students $23At: Jean-Desprz Hall 25 Laurier Street Gatineau (Indoor) City Sector: Hull SectorGetting There: Google MapsBy Bus: OC TranspoSTOTicket Info: http://www.ovation.qc.ca/gatineau/jean-desprez/?CodeSiteClient=000011Event Info: http://www.dakhabrakha.com.uaPhone: 819 243-8000Save
Manager: Iryna Gorban
Bio: DakhaBrakha was created in 2004 at the Kyiv Center of Contemporary Art “DAKH” by the avant-garde theatre director – Vladyslav Troitskiy. Theatre work has left its mark on the band performances – their shows have never been staged without the scenic effects.
Having experimented with Ukrainian fol...See Full Bio
“For the past five years or so, this award-winning, theatrical quartet of multi-instrumentalist singers has been experimenting with Ukrainian folk melodies and rhythms, under musical director Vladyslav Troitskyi. DhakhaBrakha create wild and unforgettable music that is at once sacred and modern. They ground their musical experimentation in the ritualistic songs of Ukraine and other Slavic neighbours and venture into a whirlwind of explosive rhythms and sounds from Asia and Africa. Their sound is at once wildly exciting and then mesmerising and mystical, melding soulful Ukrainian folk with the jazz and trance sounds that typify World Music.”