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Dec 16, 2022

Star Line Up at Bruckdong Festival; History and Music

Brad Pattico

Included on the line up are Bredda David and Tribal Vibes, Cocono Bwai, Harrison “Dawgie” King, Sam Harris, Missy B, Lord Rhaburn, Bus Cunu Band, Brukdong Gyal and Brad Pattico. Pattico says that he is ready to take those in attendance back through time with the music.


Brad Pattico, Promoter of Belizean Culture

“It is called bruckdong for a reason. I’ve grown up listening to bruckdong music. I’ve grown up literally watching those guys come to my house with their accordion, their banjo, their grater, their fork, their guitar and the rest of it and they had a wonderful time. So with that experience, I thought that it would have been good to reflect on this, looking back at where Belize was. We gained an experience of seeing where it has been, where it could go and where it is right now and it is beautiful. I think if we would reach out more to our younger family of kids and that sort of stuff and teach them these songs. It may be simple words, but why sing twinkle twinkle little star when we have the songs that we know so very well like “Mister Martin got wah leaky ole dorey” and “sal sal everyday, won’t you change this meal for me. Wasn’t an account of yankee provisions starvation in this land,” which tells a story actually from way back, 1931 hurricane. And the guy bring out this song because of weh dehn used to do. And I grow up with it too.”


Kim Vasquez

Kim Vasquez, Director, Institute of Creative Arts

“We have this full line-up of all the leading bruckdong artists. We have the Boom and Chine Band that will be there – they are keeping up the music and the memory of Mister Peters. We are looking forward to seeing his great grandson on the turtle shell. We look forward to seeing Brukdong Gyal who is coming out with new music. So this is strictly a bruckdong music affair. Very Belizean, very Creole Christmas and we invite everyone to come out.”


Tickets are being presold at the Bliss Box Office. They are only ten dollars for adults and five dollars for children. Gates open at six and the concert starts at seven p.m.

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