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World Music: Mundial on the Road Showcase January 23 2014 in Toronto


From a media release:

MUNDIAL ON THE ROAD  SHOWCASE
PATRICIA CANO, JAFFA ROAD, MALIKA TIROLIEN
Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Lula Lounge, Toronto


Doors 7pm
$15 for three concerts
Dinner reservations guarantee seating, 416 588 0307 or lula.ca.
Special delegate dinner package and transportation available
10% discount on food for CAPACOA conference badge holders


TORONTO - The first of its kind in North America, MUNDIAL MONTREAL (November 18-21, 2014) is a world music conference & festival that celebrates our rich cultural diversity through a variety of showcases while creating an unprecedented network of world music presenters and professionals with a common goal: to develop professional opportunities!

Mundial is becoming the premier meeting place in North America for professionals in world music. The conference is crafted with a prime selection of artists, attended by some of the top presenters, and offers targeted networking activities for all involved. mundialmontreal.com

Three of the artists presented at last year's Mundial are coming to Toronto's Lula Lounge.

PATRICIA CANO, 8 pm
With roots in Peru and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, this stunning and powerful singer performs her own original material in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French. A favourite of Ontario presenters, Cano has performed at Sunfest, Luminato, Neruda Arts Festival and Lula Lounge. As an actress Patricia has worked with Tomson HIghway and Le Théatre du Soleil. Her debut album This is the New World was co-written with Brazilian guitarist Carlos Bernardo. patriciacano.com



JAFFA ROAD, 9 pm
WORLD MUSIC GROUP OF THE YEAR at the 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards - two-time JUNO nominee Jaffa Road is a highly acclaimed ensemble comprising some of Canada’s most exciting and innovative interpreters of inter-cultural music. Their music creates a unique sonic landscape that draws inspiration from the worlds of Jewish music, Arabic and Indian music, modern jazz, electronica, rock, pop, and dub. Their genre bending fusion has delighted audiences from BC to Nunavut to Newfoundland gaining fans and prestigious awards along the way.  Their song, L.Y.G. won Grand Prize and the Lennon Award in the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the band was also awarded Best World Music Artist at the  Toronto Independent Music Awards.jaffaroad.com


 
MALIKA TIROLIEN 10 pm

Malika Tirolien is fast becoming a new Caribbean star of soul and jazz.  The melodies of his young Antillean artist are enhanced by her mastery of the piano and gospel influences. While inspired by contemporary western music, Tirolein continues to explore the repertoire of her native country, creating a truly innovative style. Malika Tirolien has collaborated with many artists including Gregory Charles, Coral Egan, Nate James and Lara Fabian as well as part of the group Steel Pulse.  malikatirolien.com



JORGE MIGUEL 11 pm
Jorge Miguel’s mission is to offer the flamenco tradition through the fingers, voice and feet of an ensemble committed to its authentic spirit. Jorge Miguel is a Spanish Canadian guitarist and composer from Toronto. His family comes from Cadiz, a city in the flamenco heartland and he has spent much time living and studying there.

About CAPACOA
The Canadian Arts Presenting Association/l'Association canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA) serves the performing arts touring and presenting community through its commitment to integrate the performing arts into the lives of all Canadians. CAPACOA takes initiative in providing leadership, knowledge, communications, skills development and advocacy on behalf of its members and within the arts presenting community.

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