Originally from Lyon, France; Gabe Price , also known as Akpossoul bathed at a young age in music. Son of a father DJ / Radio Host and younger brother of producer Manoo, it is natural that he plunged in music production. In 2015, Price co-hosted hébdomadaire a radio show with DJ Esan Ellis called ASocialXperiment. They offer different musical styles (Soulful Deep Afro Latin Tech House, Hip Hop, Soul, Funk, Disco, ……) The same year, he mixes in with his brother Manoo for the evening “Oasis Wednesdays” at Salon Daomé, an evening that will long be remembered.
Born under the sign of the Leo ascendant Sagittarius cant live without music, ladies and smoked chicken Manoo began his carreer in 1995 in Lyon France .His musical culture at this time included a wide range of styles: Hip-hop(De la soul ,A Tribe called Quest),Afro-beat (Fela Kuti, high life music..)and more specifically House music.Manoo got the opportunity to heat the crowd for stars such as: David Morales; Kerri Chandler ;Todd Terry; Little Louie Vega; Dimitri from Paris; Dj Deep ;Saint Germain.
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Westfest June 2-4, 2017 is a party like no other! Each year more than 50,000 people attend Westfest during our outdoor, three-day celebration of Canadian art and culture. As a free multidisciplinary art festival dedicated to showcasing Canadian artists and their work in an accessible and inclusive setting, this year’s Westfest will take place at Laroche Park, filling this riverside green space with a variety of artistic disciplines, such as music, contemporary dance, visual art, media art, performance art, spoken word, poetry and fiction readings, Aboriginal art forms, children’s entertainment, buskers, street performers, and much more.
Each year we host an outdoor main stage and feature some of the best acts our country has to offer. Past headliners have included Buffy Saint-Marie, Sloan, Joel Plaskett, Jane Siberry, Cowboys Junkies, Kathleen Edwards, and more. Established in 2004, Westfest is a fusion of community and art, and places a special emphasis on diversity, children, and all families. Taking place annually, this year’s Westfest will be happening from June 2-4, 2017 and is proud to be Ottawa’s only festival of its size and scope that is free and open to all!