SUNDAY, May 11th 5-8pm THE SISTER, 1554 Queen St.West, Toronto
Look out for SHAK SHAK at the Sister every second Sunday of the month.
Toronto's only roots Calypso band, SHAK SHAK features Roger Gibbs (vox, guitar), Chris Wilson (keys, a.sax, accordion), Jim Bish (t. sax, flute, clarinet), Wes Neal (upright bass).
SUNDAY, Feb. 9th 5-8pm THE SISTER, 1554 Queen St.West, Toronto
Happy February, music lovers! See, it just doesn't sound right, does it? Happy February? Puhleese!
As you know (since you are a music lover), there is a possible way to reconcile this darkest of months with that happy feeling you left behind in September. And that way is . . . Listen to some live CALYPSO and ACOUSTIC CARIBBEAN music!! Better yet, sit and relax (or shake yuh tail if it suits you!) at a fine venue that features cold drink and warm food and great people . . . like YOU..!!
SHAK SHAK is house band for the Professionals Calypso Tent.
Beginner Dick Lochan Crooner Macomere Fifi Web Panman Pat
Mr. Wonderful Connector Special Guest: Mahayah
Roger Gibbs vocals and guitar, Chris Wilson alto sax, accordion, keys, Jim Bish tenor sax, Nicole Rampersaud trumpet, Oswald James trombone, Don Stewart bass, Gareth Burgess drums, Jeffrey Walcott congas, Henry King iron, timbales.
Scotiabank CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL TORONTO's 2012 Annual Gala
Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, 25 British Columbia Road, Exhibition Place, Toronto
Friday, July 27th, 2012 8:00 pm
Roger Gibbs is a Toronto-based singer / guitarist who performs Caribbean Acoustic and Calypso. He has released two CDs - "Spirit of Calypso" and "Calypso Classics on Guitar".
For bookings call (416) 484-6914 or e-mail
“I am the Spirit of Calypso music Been around since the dawn of time Watching over you and kind........”
Sam the Guitar Man
Spirit of Calypso
SHAK-SHAK is a Calypso and Caribbean Acoustic band whose music pays tribute to classic Calypso repertoire through the years. Led by Barbadian-born Roger Gibbs and multi-talented musician and ethnomusicologist Chris Wilson, SHAK SHAK brings a genuine taste of the seductive rhythms and melodies that made Calypso a worldwide phenomenom.
Classic Calypso songs by Mighty Sparrow, Lord Kitchener and others Trinidad greats, SHAK SHAK adds Roger and Chris's original songs. SHAK SHAK also reworks Caribbean folk songs and gives them a new twist.
For booking call (416) 484-6914 or (416) 948-3847.