Pick Of The Day: Drumhand

As this Toronto-based band’s name implies, percussion is a big part of their sound. But they’re not strictly a drum group. Instead, they blend rhythms from far-flung places like West Africa, Cuba, India and Brazil with New Orleans’ style jazz trumpet and other American roots sounds.

Drumhand has been around since 2008 and tonight they’re in Regina to play a show at Creative City Centre (1843 Hamilton St.). The first note should sound shortly after 8 p.m. and tickets are $10. To give you a sense of what Drumhand is like here’s video from 2012 of the band performing the song “The Long Road”:

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