- Artist Spotlight: DakhaBrakha
Artist Spotlight: DakhaBrakha
Learn more about the Ukrainian supergroup ahead of their performance at the Chan Centre on October 19, 2019.
Read about DakhaBrakha’s thoughts around the political struggles of their homeland, why their music is intrinsically feminist, and what Robert Plant said about their show.
Read: a 2014 interview in the Georgia Straight
Read: an interview with DakhaBrakha for PRI
Read: a review from a recent concert in Bristol
"We're creating a kind of contemporary music, and in this way we can show the Ukraine is a part of the big world music culture - and not only music. It's part of the world."DakhaBrakha's Marko Halanevych
"Making music about the plight of Ukrainian women is what DakhaBrakha does."Public Radio International
NPR‘s Tiny Desk Concert with DakhaBrakha
Official music video for DakhaBrakha’s “Monakh”
Performing at NPR‘s Music Front Row
CHAN CENTRE CONNECTS:
BORSCHT WORKSHOP WITH UKRAINIAN FOLK SONGS | Oct 18 at 7pm, SOLD OUT. Ukrainian Cultural Centre (805 East Pender St)
The artists of DakhaBrakha host an evening of Ukrainian folk songs and delicious borscht.
PRE-SHOW TALK WITH ALIYA GRIFFIN | Oct 19 at 7:15pm, Royal Bank Cinema
Ukrainian-Canadian director, creator, performer, and facilitator Aliya Griffin discusses the use of slavic folktales as a source of contemporary artistic inspiration. Free for concert ticket holders; space is limited.
DakhaBrakha performs at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Saturday October 19th, 2019 at 8pm. Tickets available here.