Italian Music : Kalàscima

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Date(s) - 13/04/2016
7:00 pm

Edouard Michelin Auditorium - Alliance Francaise of Madras


Alliance Française of Madras & the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre in collaboration with as Online Partner



(an Italian music concert)

Entry free | Free passes available on

kalscima foto 3_lowKalàscima is one of Italy’s hottest bands, this international acclaimed group mesh the ancient traditional ritual dance music of Taranta (Salento, Southern Italy) with electronic music. Explosive, energetic, captivating, Kalàscima feature many fascinating instruments (bagpipe, traditional flutes, Italian organetto), a spectacularly vast array of percussion from South Italy and from all over the world (rick, darbouka), thrilling vocal and modern instrument (bass guitar and loop machine). Its is the ancient that meets the modern music and the result is explosive, a sort of trance-folk music.

Line up :

LUCA BUCCARELLA: accordion, harmonica, vocals

FEDERICO LAGANÀ : vocals, tamburello, riq, bendir, tar, darbouka, kanjira, djambe, cajon, drum set,  vocals

MASSIMILIANO DE MARCO : vocals, classic and acustic guitars, bouzouki, mandolin, ukulele

RICCARDO BASILE : vocals, bass guitar, synth bass, live electronics

ALDO IEZZA : vocals, zampogna (Italian bag pipe), traverse flute, calabrian double flute, thin whistle, shawm, flutes, xaphoon

ROBERTO CHIGA : tamburello, percussions, vocals

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