8th May Vula Viel: Dagaare Xylophone Music Mash-Up

Thursday 8th May
Vula Viel are playing Live!

@Building Bloqs
4 Anthony Way, N18 3QT

Book Now!!!


Introducing… Bex Burch, Dan Nicholls, Dave De Rose, Dave Smith, George Crowley, Jim Hart, Simon Roth and Tomas Challenger.

Vula Viel means Good is Good, and was the name given to Bex at her naming ceremony in the Dagaare village, Guo in Ghana 2008.

This band is the next step in her 10 year relationship with the Dagaare xylophone, and a year long relationship with this amazing line up of London based musicians.

Come and see what they’ve been up to!
Plus videos from Ghana!!
Plus mixtapes from Dave De Rose!!
Great Food and Drink from Building Bloqs Cafe!!
And even maybe a birthday cake!

What more could you want?
Book now to save money AND have your name entered to win Vula Viel’s demo – NOT available to buy anywhere in the world!!! (Download of the demo will be made available to winning name, drawn on 8th May in public)

Vula Viel – the Best Band

I haven’t updated this page for while, and we’ve been working on some amazing music… I just wanted to post some pictures of the talented bunch who are doing this Band.

These are from our recent studio session… Thank you to Jim Hart, Dave De Rose, Simon Roth, George Crowley, Dave Smith, Dan Nicholls!

The fruit of our last few months will be announced properly soon, but a heads up for the readers – May 8th, May 24th and June 23rd -Dates for your diary!!!IMG_4268 P1110197 IMG_4309

GIG Bambua

 Loop Club Night: Strobes+ByramArt / Shabaka Hutchings / Soundspecies DJ / Bex Burch Ensemble

Saturday 8th Febuary 8pm

London’s most dynamic and cutting edge collective presents the next in their series of Club Nights: Now featuring Bex Burch‘s amazing new project reworking Ghanain music, Dan Nicholls’ collaboration with New-York visual artist Stephen Byram merges big beats and electro-improv with stunning, highly integrated visuals, whilst Mobo Award-winning saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings brings a group featuring some of the leading lights of the UKs creative music scene, including the electronic mastery of Leafcutter John. Followed by a late bar and DJ set from Soundspecies’ Ollie Keane.

Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/254136
£10 entry | late bar

||| Strobes + ByramArt |||
Dan Nicholls – keyboards/compositions/visuals
Matt Calvert – guitar/electronics
Dave Smith – drums
Stephen Byram – visuals

||| Hutchings / Leafcutter / Rochford / Goller |||
Shabaka Hutchings – clarinet / saxes
Leafcutter John – electronics
Ruth Goller – bass
Seb Rochford – drums

||| Soundspecies (DJ Set) – Ollie Keane |||

||| Bex Burch Ensemble |||
Bex Burch
Tom Challenger
Jim Hart
Dan Nicholls
Dave Smith
Simon Roth

A new group reworking traditional ‘Gyill’ music – awash with complex grooves, polyrhythm and the earthy energy of Ghanain song.

11 Gillett Square, N16 8AZ London, United Kingdom

Live Junction @the shaftesbury

Sunday 29th September at 6.30-9pm

534 Hornsey Road, N19 3QN London, United Kingdom

“Another exciting program from Live Junction. Music from Ghana, Israel, India, Spain and Georgia plus our usual mix of classical, folk, jazz and pop and cheaper than usual at only £9 on the door.”

https://www.facebook.com/events/571079489617774/The keys

Vula Viel at work



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