SPOTLIGHT - Oktopus
Approximate running time: 1 hour and 35 minutes
125 Front St
Nanaimo BC V9R 6Z4
Oktopus is a major presence on the Canadian world music scene, with over 250 performances to its credit at home and abroad. The group is primarily devoted to klezmer—the musical heritage of Eastern European Jews—distinguished by a novel approach that incorporates various components of classical, Quebecois, and jazz repertoires.