Iconic fashion design meets classic Punjabi tunes and hip-hop in Folk Lok, presented at VIBC’s City of Bhangra Festival in Vancouver.

Seti X VIBC City of Bhangra Vancouver Event

Legendary shoe proprietor John Fluevog Shoes in Gastown hosts Folk Lok, a night of live music, film and spoken word on May 29 at VIBC’s City of Bhangra in Vancouver. Jugni Style is proud to be a media sponsor of this awesome event.

Folk Lok was conceived and performed by SETI X, a documentary filmmaker and Punjabi hip hop artist from LA. His cross-cultural multimedia project Folk Lok looks at traditional Punjabi music through the lens of 21st century producers and musicians, with a focus on Punjabi hip-hop. At this special night of live music, film and spoken work in Vancouver, SETI X will be accompanied by the legendary dhol master Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti, who previously worked with SETI X in Black Mahal.

SETI X (also known as Mandeep Sethi) has toured internationally, and performed with Afrika Bambaataa, Talib Kweli, RZA, Ziggy Marley, Karsh Kale, and more. Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti has made music for more than 43 years. A student of Ustad Harbans Lal Jogi, he teaches dhol, vocals, harmonium, beginner’s tabla, dance, and dholak, and his pupils include Bhangra stars Sukshinder Shinda and Aman Hayer.

Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti

Folk Lok at City of Bhangra | May 29 at 10pm | John Fluevog Shoes, 65 Water St in Gastown, Vancouver | Buy Tickets $20/$25

VIBC City of Bhangra Events