Artists for Haïti #1

Artist For Haiti One
Artist For Haiti One

SOLID’AYITI | Artists for Haïti #1
Monday February 1st 2010
@ La Sala Rossa (4848 boul.St-Laurent, metro Laurier)
Doors 20h
Featuring Vox Sambou & Nomadic Massive, Paul Cargnello & The Frontline, The Narcycist, Karma Atchykah and DJ Kobal

Pay-what-you-can, suggested donation $10-20
All donations raised will go towards Lycée Jean-Baptiste Cinéas, Limbé, Haiti

You are invited to La Sala Rossa on Monday February 1st for the first installment of a series of concerts dedicated to raise funds for the reconstruction of Haïti. SOLID’AYITI | Artists for Haïti #1 will unite the artistic forces of  Nomadic Massive and Vox Sambou, Paul Cargnello & the Frontline, The Narcicyst, Karma Atchyka et DJ Kobal.  Donation are PWYC, suggested donation 10$-20$.

Artists for Haiti I will be raising funds for Lycée Jean-Baptiste Cinéas in Limbé, Haiti. For many years the Lycee was using the space of l’ecole nationale des filles until its construction during the 1st term Rene Preval government. The Lycee has 2 sets of classes, morning and afternoon, of approximately 2000 students, boys and girls and 100 staff. However it has no funding, no library, no cafetaria, no computer labs, no court to play in. All funds received will be directed towards this school to secure funding for continued education, all the more important given the devastating events since Jan 12th.

With performances by:

Vox Sambou & Nomadic Massive:
Vox Sambou was born in Limbé and is a founding member of Montreal’s premier Hip Hop band Nomadic Massive.

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Paul Cargnello & The Frontline:
Known for his honest lyricism, his newest release Bras Coupé serves up another measure of conviction & political activism.

DJ Kobal:
Expect a special set filled with classic kompa from this seasoned veteran.

The Narcicyst:
The Iraqi MC comes home from the Transmusicales in Rennes, and the launch of his debut film ‘City of Life’ at the Dubai International Film Festival.

Karma Atchykah:
March 2010 sees the release of his latest album Diasporama, which will sure to be one of the definitive documents  of Montreal hip hop.

Solid’Ayiti is an initiative of artists and activists in Montreal working to build longterm solidarity between people in Montreal and movements for social justice in Haiti. Artists for Haiti, an initiative of Solid’Ayiti is launching in the wake of the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, that has left tens-of-thousands death, major elements of the public infrastructure destroyed and a country already the poorest in the western hemisphere severely wounded. Solid’Ayiti will work to promote self-sufficiency, independence, social justice and peace in Haiti.


SOLID’AYITI | Artistes pour Haïti #1

Lundi 1er février 2010 @ La Sala Rossa (4848 boul. St-Laurent, métro Laurier)
portes 20h
Performances par:
Vox Sambou & Nomadic Massive * Paul Cargnello & The Frontline * DJ Kobal * The Narcycist * Karma Atchyka

Contribution volontaire (donation suggéré 10-20$)

Vous êtes invites à La Sala Rossa le lundi 1er février 2010 pour la première d’une série de concerts dédiée à l’effort de reconstruction en Haïti. SOLID’AYITI | Artistes pour Haïti #1 uniera les forces artistiques du Nomadic Massive et de Vox Sambou, Paul Cargnello & the Frontline, The Narcicyst, Karma Atchyka et DJ Kobal.  Une contribution volontaire entre 10$-20$ est suggerée.

Tous les profits iront au Lycée Jean-Baptiste Cinéas qui dessert plus de 3000 familles au Limbé, dans le nord d’Haïti.

performances par:

Vox Sambou & Nomadic Massive:
Vox Sambou est natif du Limbé et est un membre fondateur du Nomadic Massive, le meilleur groupe Hip-Hop montréalais.

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Paul Cargnello & The Frontline:
Connu pour son lyricism honnête, son dernier album renchérit de conviction et d’activisme.

DJ Kobal:
Ce veteran de la scène nous reserve une prestation de kompa classique.

Le MC iraquien nous revient des Transmusicales de Rennes, et du lancement de son premier film ‘City of Life’ au  Festival International du Film de Dubai.

Karma Atchykah:
Karma lancer son album Diasporama en mars 2010, ce qui promet d’être un des moments forts du Hip Hop montréalais.

Solid’Ayiti est une initiative d’artistes et d’activistes pour un engagement soutenu entre communautés progressives montréalaises et haïtiennes selon le principe qu’éducation, auto-suffisance, reforestation et décentralisation sont nécessaires à une solide reconstruction.

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