6pm Sounds of Georgian Polyphony
We are inviting you to an evening of beautiful Georgian music!
You will hear Georgian city songs and acapella polyphonic songs, as well as some gypsy romances.
SHALVA MAKHARASHVILI-Georgian-born singer/multi-instrumentalist - vocal, guitar, chonguri
ANDREA KUZMICH - Toronto-born singer/ethnomusicologist
- vocal, guitar
DIANA and MADONA IREMASHVILI - vocal duet, guitar
UCHA ABULADZE - vocal
IRAKLI AKOPOV - vocal
AL HAKIMOV - vocal
Georgia, is located in the mountainous region of the Caucasus, the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Polyphony in Georgian music predates the introduction of Christianity in Georgia (beginning of the 4th century AD).
Its ancient singing tradition, known for its distinctive and haunting harmonies, was recognized by UNESCO as an intangible masterpiece of humanity in 2001.
11pm Moskitto Bar w/ Petro Cymbal!
The long awaited return of our original house band Moskitto Bar!
Our beautiful brothers Tangi, Ahmed and Fethi will be joined by very special guest, the master Petro Cybal from Ukraine!
Make sure not to miss this amazing show!