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December 08, 2023

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OZ Arts Presents DakhaBrakha

On Feb. 25 (exactly one year after the Russian invasion of Ukraine), OZ Arts presents Ukrainian folk-punk quartet DakhaBrakha.

Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville announces the Ukrainian ensemble DakhaBrakha will take the OZ Arts stage on February 25 — one year after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

For the past year, the group has been performing internationally, raising money and awareness as cultural and humanitarian ambassadors to their homeland.

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About DakhaBrakha

Hailing from Kyiv, Ukraine, DakhaBrakha aims to reflect the fundamental elements of sound, soul, and “ethno-chaos” to create a world of new music. They weave ancient Ukrainian melodies with indie rock, pop, hip-hop and the avant-garde using traditional instruments from around the world.

The name DakhaBrakha means “give/take” in old Ukrainian, and aims to reflect the group’s philosophy. The folk-punk quartet was heralded by Rolling Stone as the “Best Breakout” of 2014’s Bonnaroo festival. 

Projected backdrops for the group’s show include videos of Ukraine, and commentary from the stage address their country’s current state.

Tickets are $30 and are on sale now at the following linkTo learn more about upcoming performances, please visit ozartsnashville.org.

 

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.