Ukrainian “Ethno Chaos” Band DakhaBrakha
Makes Its San Diego Debut
La Jolla, C.A.—Focusing on powerful and inspiring women’s voices, the final Global Music series performance at ArtPower at UC San Diego features Ukrainian music quartet DakhaBrakha. Reflecting fundamental elements of sound and soul, the band creates a world of unexpected new music with influence from Ukrainian folk music accompanied by Indian, Arabic, African, Russian, and Australian traditional instrumentation. Tickets for this event are $30 and can be ordered online at boxoffice.ucsd.edu or by calling the box office at 858.534.TIXS (8497). Additional program information can be found at artpower.ucsd.edu.
Consisting of band members Marko Halanevych, Iryna Kovalenko, Olena Tsibulska, and Nina Garenetska, the band’s name means “give/take” in the old Ukrainian language. DakhaBrakha strives to help open up the potential of Ukrainian melodies and to bring it to the hears and consciousness of the younger generation in Ukraine and the rest of the world as well.
ArtPower at UC San Diego builds creative experiences in music, dance, film, exhibition, and food for our collective pleasure and inspiration. We engage diverse audiences through vibrant, challenging, multi-disciplinary performances by emerging and renowned international artists. Through extensive partnerships, ArtPower provides exciting opportunities for research, participation, and creation of new work, igniting powerful dialogue between artists, students, scholars, and the community.