The World of Grace Barbé

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The World of Grace Barbé

Playing music that nourishes the soul, Grace Barbé is an artist whose music has been compared to Angelique Kidjo and Miriam Makeba. While the Seychelles islander’s music is filled with the cultural influences of her Indian Ocean heritage, touches of modern reggae, pop and soul dance playfully within her sound. Locally, she has performed at festivals including WOMAD, Byron Bay and Woodford; internationally, she has performed at festivals including Sakifo Festival in La Reunion, Reggae Donnsa in Mauritius and Le Carnivale International de Victoria. Her latest album is Welele!, the colourful follow-up to 2009’s Kreol Daughter. At home on guitar and bass, Grace also sings in three languages – English, Kreol and French. RPAC, Shepparton – September 25 & COPACC, Colac – October 1.