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Bohio Music Album Release Party

  • Shapeshifter Lab 18 Whitwell Place Brooklyn, NY, 11215 United States (map)

Join Haiti Cultural Exchange to celebrate Bohio Music’s (Riva Nyri Précil and Monvelyno) latest album ‘Ayiti Nan Kay La’ (Haiti in the house), which consists of 17 original songs in Haitian Creole and English. Each song is a combination of Haitian rhythms, traditional Haitian and African instruments, topped with electronic influences and conscious lyricism.

On a joint mission to illuminate Haitian culture, this duo's new album reflects the unique beauty of BOHIO, which means homeland and was the original name of the island of Haiti. Together they serve the world as self-proclaimed cultural ambassadors “bringing Haitian culture into the light."

$10 Suggested Donation at the Door

Light refreshments & cash bar

Earlier Event: April 6
Private Party

An excerpt from the upcoming Soundkeeper Recordings release by Markus Schwartz & Lakou Brooklyn, entitled Kay Sa. Available May 1, 2019 exclusively from Featuring Markus Schwartz on Haitian drums and percussion, Godwin Louis -sax, Monvelyno Alexis -guitar and vox, and Bobby Raymond on bass.

©2017 Markus Schwartz / Lakou Brooklyn