Friday, 09 August 2019
Time(s): 19:30 to 22:00
Booking Required: No
Kabantu, meaning ‘of the people’, is an eclectic five-piece hailing from Manchester, who unravel new marriages of music from around the globe. Vocal harmonies from South Africa blend with everything from Celtic reels and Balkan folk music to Brazilian samba and beyond. Kabantu have performed all over the UK including at the Royal Albert Hall, Sage Gateshead and Cadogan Hall, and have appeared at the BBC Proms, Celtic Connections and the Cambridge Folk Festival. In 2018 Kabantu release their debut album ‘Of the People’ to critical acclaim, recorded by the Mercury-nominated producer Gerry Diver. Using music to bridge countries and cultures, Kabantu create upliftingly exuberant and joyful performances. Touring Dorset with Artsreach, the counties touring arts charity.
“a global experimentalism that is both breathtaking and very refreshing” Songlines Magazine
www.artsreach.co.uk | www.kabantu.com