Black Masala

Second-line / Funk / Balkan / Bhangra

Black Masala

Expansion Project

Fri · Mar 8 2019

8:30 pm

$7.00 - $10.00

This event is 21 and over

Black Masala
Black Masala
Brassy Washington DC-based outfit, Black Masala, is part of the new generation of go-anywhere brass bands. You can hear this sound all over the world now – from New Orleans (Hot 8) to Belgrade (Boban & Marko Markovic), Paris (Fanfarai) to Cotonou (Gangbe Brass Band), and right here on the east coast area as well (Red Baraat & No BS! Brass). A major party alert for this band – Black Masala puts on an amazing, high-energy live show!

In 2015 Black Masala released their second studio album, I Love You Madly as well 3 volumes of remixes featuring DJ's from all around the world. I Love You Madly was well received and reached #2 on the CMJ World Chart and #4 on Canada's national Earshot radio chart.

On their second album it is clear that Black Masala are having a lot of fun incorporating various musical influences into their go-anywhere Brass sound. Ranging from Gypsy punk, Balkan brass and New Orleans funk, to Bhangra and bounce, this is an album for the multicultural music listener. The heavy horns and danceable rhythms tie “I Love You Madly” together and create an album that can be played for a wide range of audiences.

Whether they are performing live shows or releasing new music, Black Masala push the boundaries between genres and explore new musical frontiers. This unorthodox and highly creative approach is what makes the shows so much fun with a wild and unpredictable vibe for the audience.
Expansion Project
Expansion Project
When Matthew met Anthony during a band rehearsal back in 2009, the two became instant buds and began created music together ever since. They played in many bands together and when they decided to start their own project, Zamere couldn't have shown up at a better time.. Anthony met Zamere at a guitar store where he worked and invited him to jam. Almost immediately Matt and Anthony knew that he was the guy for the job. All three spent over a year making music and recording songs, finally to release their debut record in 2018.
Venue Information:
118 NORTH
118 North Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA, 19087
https://www.118northwayne.com