Words and tunes from producer/DJ Poirier.
The African-music nightclub and showbar that made an indelible mark on Montreal begins its 30th anniversary celebration this week.
There’s plenty of jazz, blues and gospel coming to our concert halls for the 36th annual Jazz Festival, beginning this Friday, June 26. Highlights here.
Awesome Tapes From Africa, aka mp3 blogger Brian Shimkovitz, DJs at Casa tomorrow night as part of the Suoni per il Popolo festival. Read about how he turned ethnomusicology into an online sensation and a record label.
Congolese band Staff Benda Bilili perform in Montreal this week, bringing with them a brilliant sound produced by homemade instruments, and played by street musicians beset by poliomyelitis.