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Eventide by Partida

Great news for all fans of this Canadian-Filipino band! After 7 years, Partida is releasing their new album! “Eventide” will be out in all music streaming platforms soon! For more information, please follow @partida_banda on Instagram.
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Kabosy

The kabosy is a box-shaped wooden guitar. It has four to six strings, staggered frets, many of which do not even cross the entire fretboard, and is generally tuned to an open chord. This music instrument is frequently handmade from scavenged materials (used fishing line and scrap wire or cable). The kabosy is usually played…
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The American Rogues’ upcoming concert

The American Rogues performed so well at the Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls in 2019 that they’ve been invited back to play at this great place. The concert will be held on Tuesday, March 24th, at 1:00 PM. The address is 5781 Ellen Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON.
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Schlachtfest

The Golden Keys invite you to join them for a fabulous meal and then dance the night away to their energetic music. Save the date! Schlachtfest will be held on the 28th of March at the Schweben Club in Kitchener, ON. Admission for adults starts at $38 (taxes included).
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Live in the Hammer

Nelson Stewart, the leader of a famous Celtic band the American Rogues, shared a video on Facebook of the band performing at the 5th annual “Steeltown Meltdown at the Corktown”. While performing, the band recorded “Live in the Hammer”. To watch the American Rogues’ performance, please click here.
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Jagertanz

Was your weekend as good as Golden Keys’? The band had a striking performance at the Continental Austrian Club in Burlington, ON this past Saturday. Guests, who joined a Fantastic evening of fun, enjoyed delicious food, live music and energetic dances. Stay tuned for the upcoming events.
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Partida’s upcoming performance

Do not forget that Partida, one of the best Filipino-Canadian bands, will be performing at the quarterly celebration of OPM at Lee’s Place, 529 Bloor St W, Toronto. This event will be held on Saturday, January 18th, at 7:00 PM. Admission is $10.
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Parkapzuk

The parkapzuk (Armenian: Պարկապզուկ) is an Armenian droneless, horn-belled bagpipe. The instrument’s “bag” differs in size, depending on a player’s preference, and is made of gutted and hardened sheep or lamb skin. The pipes were originally made of apricot wood, but today they are usually plastic, as it is cheaper and less difficult to make.…
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Rölmo

Rölmo (rol-mo), also known as buk chöl (sbug-chol) or bup chal (sbub-chal), is a Tibetan hemispherical brass cymbals that provide rhythm and structure to the group chants. They look like large knobs with a hole in the centre, through which thin leather handles are strung. These cymbals are played horizontally by striking their faces together…
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Tibetan music

Tibet has its own sacred and religious music in which such music instruments as bamboo flutes, conch shells, cymbals, hand drums, bells, oboe-like flageolets, etc. are used. Tibetans believe that their musical instruments derived from the meditative visions of high lamas, who were actually transported to the realms of deities when performing visualizations involving these…
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Duduk

The duduk (Armenian: դուդուկ]) is an ancient Armenian double reed woodwind instrument, which existed since the fifth century. The instrument is played by two musicians. The first player plays the melody, while the second plays a steady drone called dum. Its sound is rich and haunting, close to the English horn.
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Gayageum

The gayageum (also known as kayagum) is the best known traditional Korean string instrument. It usually has 12 strings and sounds like traditional Eurasian stringed instruments and the Appalachian banjo. The instrument is usually made of paulownia wood. Its sizes range from 140cm to 160cm. The gayageum is traditionally played with both right and left…
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