While placing great emphasis on ethnic rhythms, TRIBALI incorporate the beauty and pathos of music from the orient. They are a group of Maltese musicians, came together to rejoice their love of world music. Their sound is as original and diverse as their instruments, including the Indian sitar, didgeridoo, various drumming instruments and bass.
TRIBALI is made up of Grigal who plays the didgeridoo, Jo on sitar and guitar, Antoine and Peter Paul who both play percussions and Adriano on bass.
The band has been together since the summer of 2004 and has performed in festivals, clubs and other events. TRIBALI launched their new debut album, during the Hagar Qim live performance last May. Three session musicians, Marvic Lewis - vocals, Dru Mayer - percussions, and Alistair - guitars, have joined the band on stage for this live performance and for upcoming events.
Tribali have been performing locally for the past two years and have earned a status for entertaining the crowd with a unique experience. Nowadays, their follow up consists of a diverse crowd.
The band has just finished recording their debut album, which consists of 10 original tracks. This was recorded at the Farmhouse Studios and was produced by Tribali and Howard Keith.
This album will be launched and performed live during the Hagar Qim event. For this live performance, Tribali will have 3 session musicians on stage who are Marvic Lewis - voice, Dru Mayer - percussion and Alistair Galea - guitar.
This grand event will be held on Sunday 28th May at Hagar Qim open-air restaurant. Doors will open at 3pm, where people can shop around from an Ethnic market filled with crafts, art, jewellery, books and ethnic instruments. They would also be accompanied by wonderful music from DJ N. Bone. The Band's new album will be also on sale.
Tribali have decided to start their performance sunset time, i.e. at 8.15pm. The band, together with 3 session musicians, will be performing music from their newly recorded album and will also be improvising. Professional lights, sound system and visuals, including dancers and fire jugglers, will be part of the show. The Venue will be specially decorated to fit the music vibe. The band has been together for the last two years and they have performed in festivals, clubs and other events. TRIBALI launched their debut album on the 28th May 2006 with a live performance at Hagar Qim. For this event three session musicians joined TRIBALI live on stage. Marvic Lewis - vocals, Dru Mayer - percussion, and Alistair - guitars