August 11, 2023

KIZABA

Concert

Democratic Republic of Congo

Kizaba

Photo courtesy of the artist

Overview

KIZABA, is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, pioneer of Afro-Congolese electro music, based in Montreal, Canada, who sings in French, English, Kikongo, and Lingala. KIZABA seeks to infuse afrobeats, electro, house and contemporary music with melodies and rhythms from Congolese traditions, creating a unique Afro-futurist universe.  

About KIZABA

KIZABA, is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, a pioneer of Afro-Congolese electro music, based in Montreal, Canada, who sings in French, English, Kikongo, and Lingala. Lionel KIZABA was the drummer and main vocalist of Afrotronix. KIZABA seeks to infuse afrobeats, electro, house and contemporary music with melodies and rhythms from Congolese traditions, creating a unique Afro-futurist universe. He has performed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Francofolies, Womad Chile, Rec beat and Sim Sao Paulo in Brazil, Jova beach party in Italy, Afropunk in France, WOMEX, Africa Oye in England, Roots festival in Amsterdam, Circulart in Colombia, Mapas, Spain and Fimpro, Mexico. Since 2021 KIZABA has released 4 singles and an album titled KIZAVIBE in 2022.

Access Info

The concert stage is an accessible venue. Raised spots accessible by ramps at the back of the venue providing ample sightlines are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dates & Times

August 11
8pm – 9pm

Venue

Concert Stage

235 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON, M5J 2G8