Date: Wednesday 28 February, 2018
Venue: Firth Hall
Duration: 1.5 hours + Interval
Advanced: £14.50 (Full Price)/£11 (Over 65/Unwaged/Staff)/£6 (Under 26/Student)
On the Door: £16 (Full Price)/£13 (Over 65/Unwaged/Staff)/£7 (Under 26/Student)Buy tickets »
Chouk Bwa are a traditional Haitian Mizik Rasin (‘roots music’) ensemble bringing together the essence of Haitian vodou. Their music rises in waves of percussion, vocals and dance, authentically inspired in the moment and communicating nothing but the unique joy of this shared spontaneity. With deep roots in the religious rites of West African Vodún, their repertoire blends traditional songs with compositions by lead vocalist and poet Jean-Claude 'Sambaton' Dorvil.
In the hands of these master drummers rhythms are like lyrics