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      St. James Hall

      Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ 8pm

      $30/$27

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      Presented with Coastal Jazz and Blues Society in partnership with Rogue Folk Club

      “An artist who fires on all artistic cylinders.” –NPR

      Greek-born singer, accordionist, film scorer and composer Magda Giannikou is a musical chameleon who breezes through everything from French-Brazilian hybrids to collaborations with the Kronos Quartet and Snarky Puppy, Greek folk tunes and Columbian cumbia. But in each style or language she and her energetic and incredibly tight-knit New York-based band excel and mesmerize audiences with their brilliantly coloured performances. Their songs, sung in French, with forays into six other languages, hearken back to the golden age of Brazilian bossa, the best of cinematic arranging, and the lush chic of vintage French pop, all while drawing on the band’s global background. Together, these close musical friends turn Giannikou’s songs into engaging romps that have won them a spot with Carnegie Hall Musical Explorers Series, as well discerning venues and festivals like Celebrate Brooklyn, Millenium Stage-Kennedy Center, St Moritz Festival Da Jazz, the Chicago World Music Festival and more. Featuring Magda Giannikou – Vocals, accordion, Ignacio Hernandez – Guitar Andres Rotmistrovsky – Bass

       

      About St. James Community Square

      St. James Community Square is a non-profit and charitable organization dedicated to providing affordable space to the community for educational, cultural, recreational and social activities. It is located in Vancouver in the heart of Kitsilano. There are approximately 5,500 people registered for, or participating in, programs at the site and the facility hosts an estimated 350,000 user visits per year. St. James Hall is 4000 square feet including the foyer and balcony seating area. For more information visit: sjcommunitysquare.org

      *Special note - there will be a small area cleared in the front for dancing and the rest of the hall will be filled with tables and chairs. This is a general admission performance - the seats are on a first come, first served basis when you arrive at the venue. Doors open 1/2 hour prior to start of performance.

       

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