Shokazoba w/ I-Ganic Sound System

Shokazoba w/ I-Ganic Sound System

Fri · December 7, 2018

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$8 advance - $10 day of show

Tickets at the Door

This event is all ages

Shokazoba is a nine piece horn driven funk powerhouse! They began in 2005 as a Fela Kuti tribute project and now produce original work aiming to inspire greater human awareness through conscious funky fusion jazz with progressive topical lyrics. Voted “Best of the Valley” five times, nominated as “Live Act of the Year” by the New England Music Awards, winners of the 2017 Valley Music Showcase, and recognized with several honorable distinctions by the African Jazz Review, Shokazoba performs top quality, high energy music designed to move your feet, inspire the mind, and activate our souls!

I-Ganic Sound System is the Pioneer Valley’s reggae sound system! He began spinning records in the mid ’80s, and has developed a signature style of layering digital effects over a mix of top-shelf vinyl selections of the latest UK and Jamaican Roots, Steppas, Dancehall and Dub. He resides in Western Mass with roots in Puerto Rico.

Shokazoba
Shokazoba
​"For an amateur of New World music like myself, Shokazoba is perfect; the band’s music is succinct, exciting, and new and makes you want to listen..." - CMJ

Shokazoba began in 2005 in as a Fela Kuti tribute project. They now produce original work, aiming to inspire greater human awareness through conscious, funky fusion jazz with progressive, topical lyrics. Shokazoba performs top quality, high energy music designed to move your feet, inspire your mind, and stimulate your soul. Voted "Best of the Valley" five times, nominated as "Artists of the Year" by the New England Music Awards, and recognized with several distinctions by the African Jazz Review.
I-Ganic Sound System
I-Ganic Sound System
I-Ganic Sound System is a MOBILE REGGAE SOUND SYSTEM.
Selecting the latest and classic sounds from the U.K. to Jamaica: Roots, Dub, Dancehall, Steppas... I-Ganic uses a series of effect processors, sirens and vibe enhancing sounds to produce a one of a kind, bass heavy, echo blurred dub mix, live on the sound system.
Venue Information:
Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center
289 Main St
Greenfield, MA, 01301
https://www.hawksandreed.com/