Ukrainian “ethnic chaos” band DakhaBrakha creates a world of unexpected and exhilarating new music. Having experimented with Ukrainian folk music, the quartet has added rhythms of the surrounding world to their music, creating a bright, unique and unforgettable sound that incorporates Indian, Arabic, African, Russian and Australian instrumentation. Boasting an astonishingly powerful and uncompromising vocal range, DakhaBrakha is original, outstanding and authentic, bringing new meaning to the concept of world music.
DakhaBrakha | Thursday, February 04, 2016 – 7:30pm | Buy Tickets
Hailing from Pictou County, N.S., Dave Gunning is an East Coast mainstay known for writing lyrics that grab you by the heart. With a repertoire that includes flavours of Irish, Scottish, folk and country music styles, Gunning easily transcends genre, making him a beloved returning performer at the Playhouse. An ECMA-winning singer-songwriter, Gunning has 10 critically acclaimed albums to his credit, and has toured extensively to sold-out venues all around the world. An accomplished performer and entertainer, Gunning’s performance will fill your senses and touch your soul, thanks to his down-to-earth details, homespun humour and seasoned musicianship.
Dave Gunning | Friday, February 05, 2016 – 7:30pm | Buy Tickets
Chinese Cultural Association of New Brunswick presents
To celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year, the Chinese Cultural Association of New Brunswick (CCANB) will be hosting its Annual Gala with traditional Chinese folk dances, instruments, and songs. The theme of “Jiangnan Impression” for this year is to demonstrate the graceful and beautiful lifestyle in southern Yangtze River in China. Headquartered in Shanghai, Jiangnan has been the most important region of economy and also been the region of elite culture. It’s always been the showcase of China and the bridge of China and Western world. The show will also emphasize the multicultural spirit and new rich life of Chinese immigration in Canada.