Coreyah: Psychedelic Korean Folk
Friday, April 19, 2024, 8:00 pm$30
DATE: FRI, APR 19, 2024, 8 PM
VENUE: LeFrak Concert Hall
TICKETS: $30 for All (No Fees!)
Hailing from South Korea, Coreyah is a mesmerizing psychedelic Korean folk music group. With six talented members, they skillfully blend Korean traditional instruments, captivating vocals, guitar, and percussion to create their unique sound. Since their debut in 2010, Coreyah has been at the forefront of a musical revolution, fusing contemporary ethnic and popular sounds while preserving the essence of traditional Korean instruments. Their innovative approach knows no bounds, drawing inspiration from diverse genres like Anglo-American rock, Balkan gypsy, and captivating rhythms from South America and Africa.
“uninhibited vision of Korean traditional music” (NPR Music)
“Beyond the musicians’ sizzling chops, what’s most interesting about this band is how subtly they weave classic Korean folk themes into a rock framework.” (New York Music Daily)
“Mesmerising and wonderful ★★★★★” (Broadway Baby)
The name Coreyah is a Sino-Korean homonym that refers to the inheritance of the past and also in Korean means “whale”—the group’s totem animal and good luck charm.
Band Members: Kim Dongkun (daegeum, sogeum, tungso), Ham Boyoung (vocal), Jeong Jun Kyu (percussion, Chulhyungeum), Kyungyi (percussion), Kim Yerim (geomungo), and Ko Jaehyeon (guitar).