DakhaBrakha at Oval Space

About

DakhaBrakha are a world music quartet from Kiev, Ukraine. Reflecting fundamental elements of sound and soul, Ukrainian "ethno-chaos" band DakhaBrakha, create a world of unexpected new music. They return to Brighton for their first show at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. The name DakhaBrakha is original, outstanding and authentic at the same time. It means "give/take" in the old Ukrainian language. Accompanied by Indian, Arabic, African, Russian and Australian traditional instrumentation, the quartet's astonishingly powerful and uncompromising vocal range creates a trans-national sound rooted in Ukrainian culture. After experimenting with Ukrainian folk music, the band has added rhythms of the surrounding world into their music, thus creating the bright, unique and unforgettable sound of DakhaBrakha. They strive to help open up the potential of Ukrainian melodies and to bring it to the hearts and consciousness of the younger generation in Ukraine and the rest of the world as well. "The group mixes everything from punk-pop to traditional Ukrainian songs in cool yet beguiling textures, often with the close harmonies usually associated with Balkan music. But it's really the live shows that take DakhaBrakha beyond mere curiosity to utter brilliance." - NPR "All that's left to do is pick up our jaws from the ground, for DakhaBrakha's diapasons and vocal ranges are second to none. And all I can do is convulse in the ecstatic rhythm of 'Carpathian rap'" - WNUR 89.3 FM General Information Guests with Mobility Impairments Guests who use a wheelchair or experience mobility impairments are asked to call the box office on 01273 678822 or email info@attenboroughcentre.com so that we can assist you to find the best seat to suit your requirements. Assistance Tickets Personal assistance tickets are available for free for customers who would otherwise be unable to attend the venue. Please contact the box office on 01273 678822 or email info@attenboroughcentre.com for further information. Box Office Opening Times The box office (phone line and drop-in service) is open from 10am to 4pm, Mondays to Fridays. The box office is also open one hour before the advertised show start time.

Prices

Adult Ticket: From £12.00 (USD15.84) per ticket

Venue Details & Map

Oval Space

Address
The Oval
London
E2 9DT
Telephone:
0207183 4422

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