Drik, Droom Caf? and friends of Lokkhi Terra
have pleasure in inviting you
to an evening of Cuban classics, Afro-beat, samba and funky world fusion music
by Lokkhi Terra Jazz Quartet Kishon Khan ? piano; Jimmy Martinez ? bass; Javier Camilo – percussion, lead vocals; Tansay Omar ? drums
Venue: Drik Roof top terrace
Date & Time: Friday, 6 January 2012 at 6:00 pm
Twelve musicians are at the core of the band Lokkhi Terra and will mix traditions from around the world, using Bengali folk and groove as their starting points. They have all performed around the world at venues such as Ronnie Scotts, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, the House of Commons, Glastonbury and at Womad.? They were one of the critics’ choices at this year?s Womad festival in the UK, and was the band chosen to perform at the closing ceremony of the South Asian Games 2010.
Lokkhi Terra’s two albums No Visa Required, and Che Guevara?s Rickshaw Diaries, received much critical acclaim around the world.
Full Press Release
The end of the international photography exhibition Chobi Mela leads onto a two day Dhaka World Music festival – 4th and 5th February, 2011.
TIME : Friday 4th 3:pm – 11PM
Saturday 5th 3pm-11pm
Sultana Kamal Mohila Krira Complex. Dhanmondi
The first-ever Dhaka World Music Fest? ? February 4 ? 5, 2011, brings the eclectic grooves and hypnotic rhythms of Cuban-funk, Afro-beat, Baul, Reggae, Pala and Bangla-Latin fusion to your ears like never before.
The 2-day musical extravaganza features a plethora of world-class musicians from home and abroad. The month of February is eternal in the heart of each and every Bengali people and celebrating this auspicious month through the Universal language of music goes far beyond our geographic periphery since 21st February is celebrated as ?International Mother Language Day? across the world.
The Dhaka World Music Fest promises to be Dhaka?s official yearly international music hotspot, ushering in its new era as World Music hub. This will be the ultimate international musicfest experience to captivate all music-lovers.
Dele Sosimi Band ? legendary Afro beat band from one of the originators of the Nigerian genre
Shahjahan Munshi ? Master musician who brings the blues to baul
Motimba ? fiery Cuban funk
Lalon band ? Bangla folk rock fusion at its best
Rob Fakir ? hypnotic contemporary Baul