Upstream presents Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers in concert with the Upstream Ensemble
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 at 8pm
Halifax’s new music and improvisation group the Upstream Ensemble will join the musically and artistically expansive Mi’Kmaw group Alan Syliboy and the Thundermakers for an unforgettable collaboration June 23rd at Halifax’s Marquee Club. Alan Syliboy is a renowned Mi’Kmaw visual artist, author and activist, and with his group explores improvised storytelling and spoken word accompanied by evocative music led by electric guitarist Evan Syliboy. The Upstream Ensemble led by bassist Lukas Pearse, draws upon it’s membership of some of the finest composer-improvisers in Atlantic Canada, who will premiere new pieces in collaboration with and inspired by Syliboy’s multifaceted artwork.