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Toronto-based band Kobo Town is named after the historic neighborhood in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, where traditional calypso (kaiso) was born amid the boastful, humourous and militant chants of the roaming stickfighters. Situated near the fishermen's wharf, the area was a site of constant defiance and conflict, a place where sticks and stones, songs and verses clashed with the bayonets and batons of colonial rule. For the members of the eight-piece outfit, the name suggests an origin as well as a destination… read more

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  • Avatar for LeCoinNawak
    Cool music!
  • Avatar for RMGallery
    We are excited that you're part of First Fridays at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa. Kobo Town and Gibbian will be preforming on Friday 4 February. First Fridays are a four part event series that will appeal to music and art fans alike. Enjoy art, music, culture, and support a good cause; proceeds from the event will support WarChild.
  • Avatar for TheRootsLife
    I saw Kobo Town a few years ago at The Shelter Valley Folkfest, which is a great little festival in Ontario that takes place on a beautiful little farm every year. They closed the festival that year and had everybody dancing to their Trinidadian grooves..
  • Avatar for fulviojr
    Love this wife and kids play it almost daily from our Itunes Library...Drew is a great artist and an amazing person!

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