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JOHN VICTOR & DIVI ROME BAND – Feb. 11th – The Lounge at Revolution Gallery
February 11 @ 8:00 pm
Dance Floor Alert!
The Lounge at Revolution Gallery welcomes John Victor & Divi Rome for the very first time
John “Victor’ Barefogok brings his sinewy, psychedelic guitar lines all the way from Juba, South Sudan. Guitars, drums, percussion, and vocals build John Victor’s original music to evoke classic pop, reggae and jazz from central Africa and beyond.
John “Victor” Barefogok was a mainstay of the music scene in Juba, South Sudan before arriving in Buffalo in 2000. Now, he brings his unique talents to projects that aim to nourish the soul, and move the body — locally and with international African pop and reggae artists like Nkulee Dube and The Ben. But the best way to hear his effervescent, engaging style is with his own band, Divi Romē.
With special guest Eric Ansuade on African percussion
John Victor – electric guitar and vocals
Ed Handman – electric guitar
Brian DeJesus – electric bass
Ringo Brill – congas
Ravi Padmanabha – drumset
Eric Ansuade – African percussion.