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#3301: Boukman Eksperyans summer tour - Press Release (fwd)
PRESS RELEASE April 19, 2000
ATTENTION WORLD MUSIC FANS, CLUB OWNERS and PROMOTERS
The internationally acclaimed World Music group, Boukman Eksperyans will be
launching their four month summer tour in the United States and Canada - June
16th - September 23rd. They will be promoting their highly anticipated
compilation album, Boukman Eksperyans Kanaval Rasin: A Spiritual and
Political Anthology 1990-2000. Their 6th album is a celebration of Boukman’s
spiritual and social journey through their explosive and dynamic music,
dubbed by the industry as "Vodou Rock." Since 1990, their music has
mobilized the Haitian people and inspired millions around the world to look
within themselves to initiate social change. They have brought down
dictators, defied military governments and challenged any oppressive
institution that seeks to suppress political, economic and social freedom.
Their sold out performances are not just concerts but highly anticipated
events that entrances, energizes and excites the senses of people of
different color, religions, nations and creeds. Their summer tour will
include festivals in cities such as Seattle, Denver, Toronto, New York,
Milwalkee, St. Louis, Chicago, Miami, and San Diego. A more detailed list of
dates and venues will follow.
For information about booking the band in the summer, please contact SJM
Media Consulting and Management at 516-482-4530.