/// World Music

Musical Occasions has a superb selection of the finest World Music Bands available to play at your special event.


  • Andrew Kim

    Andrew Kim

    Andrew Kim is an incredibly diverse multi-instrumentalist with 30 years of experience studying ethnic music from around the world. Andrew has been featured on CBC radio, The Province newspaper, and various TV appearances.

     

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  • De La Terra

    De La Terra

    The jazz infused rumba and flamenco styling of De La Terra is a unique blend of World Music and Spanish guitar.

     

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  • Encore

    Encore

    A Vancouver based music duo playing current hits, classic hits, R&B, soul, jazz, Chinese pop, and more. "Music for every occasion", Encore is the perfect choice for your next event.

     

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  • Hang Johnny

    Hang Johnny

    The Hang drum is a rare and magical instrument, imported from Switzerland and truly unique to the west coast of Canada. Master drummer John Watkins is one of a handful of musicians worldwide who have mastered the art of coaxing melodic rhythms and otherw

     

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  • Jessica Lui

    Jessica Lui

    Classical and modern Chinese music is Jessica Lui's specialty, specifically playing the guzheng (Chinese harp). She loves to be on stage and has played at various church services, weddings, and corporate, private, and community functions.

     

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  • Lache Cercel

    Lache Cercel

    Led by the fabulous Romanian violinist Lache Cercel, this Vancouver band creates a passionate and exciting blend of Eastern European Roma Gypsy music.

     

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  • Mariachi Del Sol

    Mariachi Del Sol

    Dressed in traditional Gala Charro, mariachi costumes, Mariachi Del Sol is an outstanding Mexican music ensemble based on the west coast.

     

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  • Picante

    Picante

    For a lively evening of Latin jazz grooves, Picante rolls out their repertoire of Spanish, Latin and Pop tunes.

     

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  • Rumba Calzada

    Rumba Calzada

    Latin Beat Magazine enthuses that "Rumba Calzada is guaranteed to move your feet and reach your soul."

     

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  • Shango Ashe

    Shango Ashe

    An exciting and eclectic ensemble that draws on the vast knowledge and experience of its members, Shango Ashe deliver highly percussive rhythms infused with elements from traditional folkloric melodies.

     

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  • Soul Survivors

    Soul Survivors

    An authentic steel drum band with a unique repertoire of reggae, hot soca, calypso and pop tunes, Soul Survivors pump up the fun quotient for any event.

     

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  • Triskellion

    Triskellion

    Michelle Carlisle, Rosie Carver and Rebecca Blair take you on a mystical trip through the Celtic Isles - Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, with jigs, reels, laments and ballads.

     

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  • Van Django

    Van Django

    Van Django's music is punchy, driving and rhythmically inventive, combining a wealth of musical influences while maintaining their roots in the gypsy jazz made famous by the 1930's Quintet of the Hot Club of France.

     

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  • Vancouver Bagpiper

    Vancouver Bagpiper

    Bagpiper or Pipeband available for your Wake, Wedding, or Special Event.

     

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