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GoGo Penguin live in Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne

Dec. 16, 2023 at Le Carré in Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne, France

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Gogo Penguin is a British instrumental trio that has been making waves in the contemporary jazz scene since their formation in Manchester in 2012. Comprising pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob Turner, Gogo Penguin's unique blend of jazz, electronica, and classical music has garnered them critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base. The trio first gained recognition with their debut album "Fanfares," released in 2012 under the Gondwana Records label. This album introduced their distinctive sound characterized by intricate compositions, complex rhythmic patterns, and ... Read on


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GoGo Penguin in concert at Le Carré on Dec. 16, 2023

GoGo Penguin, an acclaimed British instrumental trio, is set to captivate audiences with their unique blend of jazz, electronic, and classical music at Le Carré in Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne, France on December 16, 2023. Known for their innovative approach to composition and performance, GoGo Penguin has gained international recognition for pushing the boundaries of contemporary jazz.

With a style that defies easy categorization, GoGo Penguin creates a sonic landscape that seamlessly fuses acoustic and electronic elements. Their music is characterized by intricate melodies, rhythmic complexity, and improvisational interplay. Drawing inspiration from diverse genres such as hip-hop, rock, and minimalism, the trio crafts a sound that is both accessible and adventurous.

Formed in Manchester in 2010, GoGo Penguin consists of pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka, and drummer Rob Turner. The band's members met while studying music at the Royal Northern College of Music and quickly discovered a shared passion for experimentation. Their debut album "Fanfares" was released in 2012 to critical acclaim, setting the stage for a series of successful releases that followed.

Le Carré in Château-Gontier-sur-Mayenne serves as an ideal venue for GoGo Penguin's upcoming concert. Located in the picturesque Mayenne region of France, Le Carré is known for its commitment to promoting cultural diversity and artistic excellence. The venue has a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1995 as a center for contemporary arts. Over the years, it has hosted numerous renowned artists across various disciplines including theater, dance, visual arts, and music.

With its state-of-the-art facilities and intimate atmosphere, Le Carré provides an immersive experience for both performers and audiences alike. The venue's acoustics have been carefully designed to enhance the nuances of live performances while maintaining clarity and balance.

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