Latest Barika Articles
Robert Walter’s 20th Congress and Barika both welcomed Phish bassist Mike Gordon for guest appearances on Wednesday night at Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont.
Led by their grooves, Barika is wholly rhythmic, captivating audiences with the beautiful, hypnotic way in which they interweave melody and groove to create something that is not only danceable, but incredibly interesting to listen to. Barika creates a soundscape of funk soaked in psychedelic, West African resonance.” – Performer Magazine
From Burlington, VT, Barika is deep groove music, inspired by the sounds from the Wassoulou region of Mali. A mesmerizing blend of highly danceable poly rhythmic grooves mixed with ethereal dub-scape, the ensemble features Caleb Bronze (drums), JP Candelier (bass), Andric Severence (keyboards), Craig Myers (Kamel N’goni), Dave Purcell (Trumpet), Gordon Clark (Trombone) and Deva Racusin (Tenor Sax).
The Tedeschi Trucks Band tacked on a three-night stand in Boston to their Fall Tour 2019.
Greensky Bluegrass busted out a Phish cover, dedicated a song to Jeff Austin and welcomed Billy Strings and members of his band as part of their Red Rocks Run 2019 finale on Sunday.
The Revivalists enlisted Bob Saget for a cover of The Who’s “My Generation” as part of their set on Sunday at KAABOO Del Mar.
Ween returned to the stage for the first time in 2019 on Sunday for a full performance of their 1997 studio album ‘The Mollusk’ and more at Riot Fest in Chicago.
‘Not Not Jazz,’ a documentary film about Medeski, Martin & Wood, will premiere at the Woodstock Fim Festival in New York.