Canada – World rock band Blurred Vision is supporting Amnesty International’s
two-year campaign to stop violence against women all around the world. Blurred
Vision performs at Richards on Richards, 1036 Richards Street, Vancouver, on
Thursday August 19, 2004. With very special guest Alpha
Yaya Diallo, for the Vancouver leg of the Open Eyes Tour.
Tickets are $12 and will be sold at the door. $4 from the sale of each ticket
will be donated to Amnesty International. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. The concert is
sponsored by Integrated Music and presented by Global Rhythm Magazine.
World-Rock group Blurred Vision was formed by brothers Soheil and Sepehr in 1999. In the winter of 2002 they acquired drummer Richard Moore, and are now a three piece. The brothers, who were born in Iran, have a very nomadic nature and they are constantly moving from place to place. They are currently in Toronto, Canada.
Vancouver, Canada – From Cuba, Valentin y los del Caribe has been entertaining tourists for almost a decade. Now ready to embark on their first Canadian tour in July 2003, this lively 14-piece Cuban Salsa orchestra is geared to shake up any party scene. A brilliant combination of spicy vocals, tropical percussions, intense trumpets and dynamic trombones, Valentin y los del Caribe is one of Cuba’s top three orchestras currently performing the Varadero tourist circuit.Led by Rene Valentin Campos Santiesteban and his son Rene Amet Campos Artigas, Valentin y los del Caribe incorporates son, smooth salsa, sassy merengue, energizing cha cha, powerful timba, flamboyant bolero, cumbia,bachata and high-energy rhythms into its repertoire of over 100 musical compositions.
Valentin y los del Caribe’s newest CD- Para Bailar Mi Tumbao – on the EGREM label has just been released in time for their Canadian summer tour.