First and foremost, I’d like to give a huge hand to Esplanade for presenting this wonderful opportunity. As part of the competition, I got a first hand experience in not only handling the fantastic N82 (I’m not being paid to say this, it’s really one hell of a gadget!), but also get up-close and personal […]
After a long day at work, a saskia laroo performance is quite the performance to look forward to, and how!
One of world’s few, and best trumpeteers, i think she’s remarkable in her performances, and her confidence and experience shines through her pieces. To liven things even more, her band’s rappers had the audience working their […]
Tonight was the show, George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic. I cant say this enough, IT TRULY WAS AN AWESOME SHOW!!! I’ve never seen so many people UP on their feet on the SECOND song, and stood all the way throughout the 180 minutes dancing away! The band delivered with so much energy, and played a rocking […]
Another performance i would highly recommend. Just a listing of their many awards, so you’re convinced:
1999: Won for Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for “You Got Me” (featuring Erykah Badu)
2002: Nominated for Best Rap Album for Phrenology
2004: Nominated for Best Urban/Alternative Performance for “Star;” nominated for Best Rap Performance By A […]
Lady Doo-Bop Saskia Laroo Band & Midnight Jam
“Amazing showmanship… a Jazz Goddess.” - All About Jazz
“… combining various music styles and cultures in a way as if they always meant to be together…” - J. Lyon Layden
Myriad tones lovingly coaxed out of a muted trumpet, groovy rhythms, exciting solos and kickin’ rap vocals… This […]
I probably look forward to this festival the most in all of Esplanade’s Festivals. OK this, and Dan:s (:
So it’s back, and how! Some acts to really look out for are Harry connick Jr, Kurt Elling, Broken Social Scene, Sondre Lerche, the Roots, Saskia Laroo… this list can go on and on.
Make sure you book […]