Thievery Corporation will be coming to Montreal as a part of the Montreal High Lights Festival. The band is really duo Rob Garza and Eric Hilton along with whatever musicians they take out on the road with them. Their music can be categorized as a mix of dub, acid jazz, Indian, Brazilian, and lounge.
Based in Washington, D.C., Garza and Hilton got together in 1995. The two DJs exploded onto the scene with their own reworking of electronic music. Their popularity is worldwide and remained a constant through their 14 year careers. They are so well-respected that high profile musical guests like Perry Farrell, Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips) and David Byrne have worked with them. They have also gained the reputation over the years as top notch remixers of songs and as such have worked with artists like Herb Alpert, The Doors, Norah Jones, and Sarah McLachlan. Over the course of their 6 albums they have recorded songs in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Persian, Romanian, and Hindi. The band is multi-cultural and very politically aware.
This all ages show is general admission.
-Ticket Purchase: www.ticketpro.ca or (514)908-9090
-Ticket Price: $45.00 (plus taxes and service charges)
-Show Time: 8:00 p.m. (Doors @ 6:30)
-Opening Act: Jah Cutta and The Determination Band