Sangha 2019 Artists

SANGHA 2018 PERFORMANCES & ARTISTIC EXPRESSION

Featuring talented artists: Om Amchok, Le Cirque de la Nuit, The Kinkonauts, Kootney Puppet Power, Geosphere, Mira Black, Ian Read, Curt Young and The Healers….more to come

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Le Cirque de la Nuit

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Kinkonauts

The Kinkonauts are an award winning community of improvisers and comedians that have been making people laugh across the country for ten years. From improvised Shakespeare and Jane Austen, to shows inspired by dream logic, our Improv Lab concocts comedic experiments inspired by suggestions from you, the audience.

Kootenay Puppet Power

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Rondel Roberts Band

The Rondel Roberts Band is a neo-soul band from Calgary, Alberta, that borrows from a variety of classic and modern genres such as 70’s soul, feel good funk, classic rock and golden era boom bap. TRRB adorns groove/backbeat oriented performances with contemporary original content and reinterpreted covered material that is bound to make listeners move. Tube driven guitar tones, “sweet spot” bass lines, pulsating drums topped with sultry vocals are characteristics that draw listeners to TRRB’s profound songwriting and masterful soundscaping.
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Geosphere

GEOSPHERE – Saskatchewan ~ deep audio head food

Over the past 20 years Geosphere has been a dedicated underground electronic music DJ and Artist. He has headlined, held down residence, and performed in some of the top venues, festivals and events across Canada and into the USA alongside some of the most respected names in the industry.

He has performed at notable events such as Shambhala, Motion Notion, Connect, Memetic,

Brian Eno’s 77 Million Paintings tour, and The Banff Centre for the Arts. He has shared the stage with talent like Infected Mushroom, Akufen, John Tejada, Deko-ze and Fuckpony.

Over the years Geo’s sounds have evolved into harder more intense Tribal, Tech-House,

Techno and Drum and Bass. In 2006 Adam Geosphere began experimenting with Ableton Live, synthesizers and midi controllers creating his own Ambient, Techno and Live-PA sets.

The following year he formed the Calgary based electronic music band Blulife with vocalist Emma Aurchid and UK music producer Nicholas Reark.

Geosphere now lives in Saskatchewan Canada and continues promote underground electronic music and culture. With his signature deep hypnotic sound Geosphere will take your mind, body and soul on a journey into underground electronic music environments.

“Creation is eternal, always evolving, always changing. It’s beautiful.”

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Mira Black

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Ian Read

Ian Howard Reid is the son of an artist’s son and a salesman’s daughter. His sensitivity and gift of the gab make his performances indelible.

Since returning from years of overseas teaching in 2008, Ian has made over 1000 public appearances, earning much respect from his musical peers and fans alike.

“folk music’s charmingly talented boy next door” – Hillside Festival Announcer, Jen Rafter

“He is so completely, unapologetic himself on stage. On top of that, he writes good tunes!” -Andrew Craig, host of CBC’s ‘Canada Live’

“Paul McCartney meets Levon Helm meets Sesame Street” – storyteller Brad Woods

“good music for people who like good music” – Ella, age 2

Music/Storytelling Performance ~ I’m a solo act and I play guitar, ukulele, and some banjo. I often intersperse my songs with stories from my travels. Here’s an example:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naL52jAcYq0

Curt Young and The Healers

Curt Young is an international entertainer, singer/songwriter, grass dancer, and actor from the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. Curt’s music embraces storytelling as a solo artist, and high energy performances with bands as CY & The Healers captivates audiences!
How does he do it?

Curt uses traditional and modern styles of music and dance to share his life experiences and culture with various audiences. Topics include Bullying, Women’s Rights, Empowerment, Equality, Youth Leadership, Role Modelling, Believing in You and Self-esteem.

Acro Yoga Calgary and Kmotion Dance

Presenting Saturday lunch in Common Ground. Grab a lunch and join us for ‘Rising, Rising’ Play, form, human connection, and healing is the driving force of this performance. Join us on a journey, letting your visual senses be tangibly tantalized in a bliss of music and colour.

ViraVira

ViraVira is a bass music selector, influenced by his South American roots. Being of Chilean decent, he portrays a style of eclectic music that takes you on a journey through the South American continent. Shifting back and fourth between the modern sounds of today’s underground electronic music. He plays genres like folktronica, tropical bass, dub, dubstep, and baile funk. From his experience performing as a drummer and percussionist, ViraVira curates sets full of groove and rhythm.

DJ Bass-Lion

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Ishtar Dance Collective

 

Lyla & Sakinah are pleased to be returning to this year’s Sangha Café to share their love of dance with such a beautiful community. These two dancers from Calgary frequently perform at weddings, festivals, restaurants, private functions and have been collaborating for 4 years.  They are excited to be sharing with you both traditional and non-traditional performances.