Concert and Dance! Compassion Gorilla: Fri Jul 31

Compassion Gorilla concert and dance at the Mayne Island Community Centre. With opening performance by Shelder the Electric Clamfish.

Time: 7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm)
Date: Friday, July 31st
Tickets: $15 available in advance at FarmGate Store.

This is a licensed event, all refreshment sales benefit Mayne Island Youth Fitness. No outside food or drink please. Concession provided by La Maison Rouge.

Compassion Gorilla. This seven-piece world beat powerhouse will liberate feet and catapult audiences into whole-hearted dance entrancement. Infused with elements of Latin, African and Balkan music, Compassion Gorilla combines tight instrumental arrangements with songs and story telling. The result is an engaging show that is fun for all ages and leaves the audience wanting more.

Shelder the Electric Clamfish. Shelder the Electric Clamfish is a multi-instrumentalist and spoken word artist from British Columbia, performing her eclectic-art-folk original compositions and traditional folk arrangements on accordion and ukulele. Expect to hear catchy Quebecois-inspired songs paired with obscure covers of music from Scottish cult movies. She writes songs based on her experiences of traveling through Mexico, going to music school, teaching middle school and searching for eternal love. Her experience as a teacher lends her to engage openly with audiences, through interactivity and vibrant story-telling.

For further information please contact Chris Freewill

La Polizia performed live at the Rickshaw Theatre, August 21, 2014.

posted July 2015

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