Ranky Tanky – Get Funky (USA) – Savoy World

Ranky Tanky is an extraordinary composition from Charleston in the United States. The singer in this band of five is Quiana Parler. The band’s music is influenced by jazz, but everything is based on the traditional Gullah culture and language. Gullah was created as a language for slaves and it has many African and Caribbean influences.
Wed 1.6.2022, at 7:00 p.m.
Savoy Theatre, Kasarmikatu 46-48, Helsinki
47/37/15 €, Premium 67 €

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Wed 1.6.2022, at 7:00 p.m.

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Savoy Theatre, Kasarmikatu 46-48, Ullanlinna, Helsinki
Savoy Theatre
Kasarmikatu 46-48
Ullanlinna
Helsinki
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+358 9 310 36563
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47/37/15 €, Premium 67 €

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Ranky Tanky is an extraordinary composition from Charleston in the United States. The singer in this band of five is Quiana Parler. The band’s music is influenced by jazz, but everything is based on the traditional Gullah culture and language. Gullah was created as a language for slaves and it has many African and Caribbean influences.

Ranky Tanky released their first album, also entitled Ranky Tanky in October 2017. A few months later, the band had accumulated praise and risen to number one on the Billboard jazz albums list.

The name of the band, Ranky Tanky, means something line “get funky”. Their music ranges from traditional negro spirituals to the rhythms of children’s songs and dance music. The band's attitude is uncompromisingly working class, in line with the Gullah culture. The skilled musicians bring the past to life.

Stall seating are K18 (R-rated). Balcony is allowed for all ages.

Duration approx. 2 h, incl. intermission

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Due to corona virus situation, Ranky Tanky concert was rescheduled first from May 29th 2020 and then from May 27th 2021 to Wed June 1st 2022 at 7 pm. The tickets that have already been purchased will be valid for the new event date as they are.

Ranky Tanky – Get Funky (USA) – Savoy World
Kasarmikatu 46-48, Ullanlinna, Helsinki
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