Krar Collective (England/Ethopia)
Club Push at Performance Works
1218 Cartwright Street, Granville Island
Amping up the ancient to create rousing and soulful blues, Ethiopian power trio Krar Collective elevates the sounds of the traditional krar, a six-string lyre. The group features krar-master Temesegen Zeleke, with the exuberant, soaring vocals of Genet Assefa and Amare on kebero tom drums. An explosive talent, Zeleke was mentored by legendary Ethio-jazzman Mulatu Astatke. The group has been lauded for performing rock-inspired songs imbued with a powerful and hypnotic groove.
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