Friday, 13 August 2010

Nomad's Calendar: This Weekend

This weekend see the group featured in our Wednesday's Reader Picks, the Krar Collective.

August 15th, Saturday 8:30pm: Krar Collective and Yak Attack @ The New Empowering Church (1A Westgate Street E8 3RL) Live music by Ethiopian phenomenon KRAR COLLECTIVE - a six string power house of great grooves and exotic moods. Just played at WOMAD festival - everyone loved them. YAK ATTACK (Afro Asian Funk / Himalayan Blues Dub)Rooted in the foothills of the Nepalese Himalayas, Yak Attack is a London based, shape-shifting musical outfit built around a core of Afro-Asian rhythms. Fusing Nepali/Himalayan folk and Raag with Funk, Afrobeat, Blues, Dub and other traditions and influences as and when the Yaks feel like it.

To see some videos of the Krar Collective, check out Wednesday's post. Here are some videos to get you in the mood for Yak Attack:

(you might want to skip to 0:55 on this video)

Can't make this show? Check out our Nomad's Calendar and be sure not to miss of the other upcoming shows! Do you know of a show that's not on our calendar? Let us know and we'll get it up there.

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