Live - Ziskakan (Reunion Island) At blueFrog

Live - Ziskakan (Reunion Island) At blueFrog

 

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Live - Ziskakan (Reunion Island) at blueFrog.

Ziskakan's musical roots lie in the political battles of their home in the Reunion Islands. They are a band that represents the resistance movement speaking out against the status quo and garnering a huge amount of support. Thirty years later, they have outlived the political fracas and are stronger than ever! Ziskakan's musical roots lie in the political battles of their home in the Reunion Islands. They are a band that represents the resistance movement speaking out against the status quo and garnering a huge amount of support. Thirty years later, they have outlived the political fracas and are stronger than ever!

They are now spreading the 'Maloya', the Reunion Island's equivalent of the Blues - a musical style originating in Slavery. The band hit the professional lights in the mid-90s through a historical contract with Island Records, Bob Marley's record company. Their music is endowed with multiple influences, sometimes Malagasy (Madagascar), sometimes Indian (Banjara), a spicy mix that has led to worldwide success.

With a 30 year career span, 12 albums, tours both national and international (Central Park, Africa Fête, Quebec Summer Festival, Francofolies, Olympia, The Casino de Paris, Montreux Festival, Saarang Festival Chennai, Filmore East, House of Blues in Los Angeles ..), awards worldwide (Kora Awards in 1997, Cesaire de la Musique in 2007, Voice of the Indian Ocean in 2010) and a captivating journey, the band never seems to stop,

Pricing Details : Entry - Rs. 300 post 9pm

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