October 4, 2023 at 7:30 pm at the North Peace Cultural Centre
$35.00 Get Tickets Here
Kutapira, an exhilarating percussion ensemble with roots dating back to their childhood, proudly presents their unique fusion of world music. Renowned for their seamless instrument switching and masterful proficiency on various percussion instruments, Kutapira captivates audiences with an unforgettable blend of Zimbabwean marimbas, West African djembe, Afro-Cuban congas and timbales, and a steady driving groove from the drum kit.
Over the course of a decade, Kutapira has worked extensively with some of Vancouver’s finest musicians, immersing themselves in the proper techniques and rhythms from the countries of origin for each instrument. This commitment to authenticity has led to the seamless integration of diverse musical styles, which often overlap but are artfully highlighted in the band’s captivating arrangements, featuring numerous percussion breakdowns.
As a testament to their commitment to growth and evolution, Kutapira has continually expanded their musical horizons by incorporating a diverse array of new instruments. Today, audiences can experience the exhilaration of Kutapira’s fully integrated electric guitar, electric bass, and vocals, providing a contemporary edge while maintaining their signature sound. This bold move ensures that the band remains current, fresh, and enthralling for both their original members and devoted long-time fans.
To witness the magic of Kutapira, mark your calendars for a captivating performance at the North Peace Cultural Centre on Wednesday, October 4th, at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the power of Kutapira’s rhythm-driven melodies that bridge cultural boundaries and unite generations.