There are only a few countries in the world that can boast the same cultural richness as Haiti. At the same time, there are also few places suffering as much as the Caribbean nation. These two reasons should be enough to move you to support and enjoy Chouk Bwa’s UK-tour (organised by Making Tracks) hitting the road in a few days’ time.
The 7-piece band is one of the last torchbearers of Haitian Vodou. The artists manage to revive and express the sounds, rhythms, dances, and rituals of their country’s African heritage, bringing forward a more contemporary perspective, called Mizik Rasin.
In case you think you’ll discover a show lost in the mists of time and stranded in a centuries-old tradition, you’ll be amazed by the innovative almost experimental take that Chouk Bwa have on their roots.
An 11-leg England tour (kicking off in little more than two weeks’ time) means that wherever you live, you won’t be too far from a Chouk Bwa stop-over where you’ll have the rare opportunity to be “possessed” by the Vodou spirit.
From the depths of Haitian raisin mizik to the electronic ones… We are pretty excited to feature “Electric Mambo“, the first single & video from Chouck Bwa’s new project released with Brussels electro duo The Ångstromers. Together they reinterpreted the Voodoo tradition enriching the already high-flavoured Afro-Caribbean rhythms with modular…