04/10 | Kobo Town at Global Dance Party|Old Town School of Folk Music


“The music of the Toronto band can drift between classic Caribbean pop styles and even verge on hip-hop, but the singer’s perspective remains sharply focused, wry and witty. Jumbie in the Jukebox is a seductive invitation to musical time travel — and one that’s hard to resist.” – NPR’s All Things Considered

Founded by Trinidadian-Canadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, Kobo Town is named after the historic neighborhood in Port-of-Spain where calypso was born. Kobo Town takes the intricate wordplay of classic Caribbean music and runs it through a 21st Century filter. In the world of Kobo Town, calypso,

, and acoustic instrumentation meet innovative production techniques, social commentary and indie rock attitude.

8.30pm Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc. 4545 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625 • 773.728.6000

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