Prepare for a full night of dancing and superb energy-infused tunes by Tambura Rasa and The Robin Layne Band!
Robin Layne Band — 9pm — 10pm
Tambura Rasa — 10:30pm — Midnight
Tambura Rasa is an eclectic assembly of performers and cultures from all corners of the globe. The act weaves a tapestry of sound and dance from Balkans, Spain, Turkey, Middle East and beyond.
They have become BC’s favorite caravan of vivacious globalistas, filling everything from intimate soft-seat theatre shows to large dance filled festivals in attempt to bring joy, vigor and dance to the world.
Ivan Tucakov — guitar
Maria Avila — flamenco dance and vocals
Emily Helsdon — violin
Colin Maskell — saxophone & flute
Langston Doc Ramone — trumpet
Oriana White — piano
Robin Layne — percussion
Kerry Galloway — bass
Randall Stoll — drums
and more special guests
Devoted to breaking new ground on the marimba Robin Layne has studied music around the globe and his music is inspired by these adventures in rhythm and melody. The band will be recording their debut album in the fall of 2017 and in their first summer of touring last year they appeared at the Vancouver Jazz Festival, Winteruption Festival, Carnaval del Sol and Blessed Coast. With roots in jazz, Latin and African traditions this groove heavy ensemble delivers music that will uplift your spirit, put a smile on your face and take your ears on a journey into the stratosphere.
Robin Layne – marimba, percussion and vocals
Liam MacDonald – percussion
Malcolm Aiken – trumpet
Justin James – drums
Derek DiFilippo – bass