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Kizaba

27 August 2023 @ 10: 00 PM - 11: 00 PM

(music)

Kizaba’s show offers a musically rich style reminiscent of the Congo which constitutes an afro futuristic journey “Fumu na betu”, for which he creates vocalizations inspired by his ancestors and mixes sounds
Congolese soukous, afrobeat and pop rock. On stage, he uses his voice, drums and percussion by mixing electronic music and traditional sounds from the Congo to create an Afro-futuristic universe.

KIZABA, is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, pioneer of Afro-Congolese electro music, based in Montreal, Canada, who sings in French, English, Kikongo and Lingala. In 2022, for his first tour of the United States of America, in Louisiana, he opens the festival, on the main stage, of the historic Jazz History Festival at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage. Festival with a line up of great artists like Lionel Richie, Ceelo Green, Charlie Wilson, Kelly and Foo Fighters, etc. He has also performed for audiences at the Festival International de Louisiane and traveled to Europe to present his music in England at the Africa Oyé Festival. He has performed in Canada, Quebec, British Columbia and around the world on different continents.
At the beginning of his career, he accompanied, for several years, jazz teacher François Mantuila Nyomo, his uncle, one of the most famous guitarists on the African continent.
Kizaba <<Planetary Afro-Futurist>> seeks to infuse afrobeats, electro, house and contemporary music with melodies and rhythms from Congolese traditions, creating a unique afro-futurist universe strongly inspired by Congolese and African tradition. He is undermined like never before. The “Sapology” is part of his fashion.
To give spectators a complete experience, visuals with 3D masks and personalized images produced in partnership with visual artists
Congolese. The design is designed by KIZABA and inspired by traditional masks from Congo. He imagines them in the future and they are projected behind the musicians on stage creating a captivating atmosphere worthy of another dimension.
On stage, he is accompanied by musicians (a Congolese guitarist, a rock rhythm guitarist and a DJ). Through its fascinating and electrifying Afro-electro Congolese electronic music, KIZABA offers a unique and electronic experience. KIZABA offers a unifying show that will move the crowds!

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Date:
27 August 2023
Time:
10: 00 PM - 11: 00 PM
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