First Dancer Vanesa G.R. Montoya will be presenting a piece with Israeli band Yemen Blues, at the Festival des Arts de St-Sauveur, joining twio other emerging Montreal choreographers: Eva Kolarova and Kyra Jean Green.
About Yemen Blues
Since its emergence in 2010, Israeli band Yemen Blues has played hundreds of shows around the world. Conceived from the vision of charismatic and deep-voiced frontman Ravid Kahalani and featuring the bassist and oud player Omer Avital, Yemen Blues mixes Yemen and West Africa influences with contemporary grooves from funk to mambo and the deep soul of old chants.
''For FASS audiences, this show promises to be a thrilling escape into new worlds.''