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  • 825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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Since the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the world has become more attuned to the incredible bravery, resilience, and determination of the Ukrainian people. The folk-punk quartet DakhaBrakha embraces and reflects the fundamental elements of sound and soul, creating a world of unexpected new music. The group’s name is original, outstanding, and authentic at the same time, meaning “give/take” in the old Ukrainian language and signaling the group’s unique brand of musical “ethno-chaos.”

Created in 2004 by an avant-garde theater director, their shows include scenic effects, traditional instrumentation, and an astonishingly powerful and uncompromising vocal range that creates an exuberant, transnational sound rooted in Ukrainian culture. “Musically, the whole experience is a riotous explosion of color and reinvention. The classic Eastern European folk base is there, with belting, complex, and hypnotic harmonies.” (Hackney Citizen, UK)