Big Bang Festival Workshops

Date:
Sat 27 Jul 2019
Time:
10:30 - 14:30
Venue:
Dance House, Foley Street
Admission:
€10 each class. To book call 01-8558800 or email info@danceireland.ie

Big Bang Festival presents Samba Reggae; How to move and play, with Muleketu (PARIS)
Ideal opportunity for anyone with a little experience of playing samba or other percussion to learn from the Parisian experts in the field who specialise in their dynamic choreographies with the pulsating samba reggae. We welcome you to bring your own drum but drums will be provided if needed. Please let us know when booking.

10.30-12.30

Big Bang Festival presents West African Dance with Kakatsitsi Drummers (Ghana)
For all lovers of dance, the Ghanaian dance is energetic and accessible. The workshop is accompanied by live drummers.

11.00-12.30

Big Bang Festival presents West African Drumming; kpanlogo with Kakatsitsi Drummers (Ghana)
One of the few acts enjoy a return visit to Big Bang, the Kakatsitsi Drummers will give a hands on workshop on the lesser known kpanlogo drums. These rhythms and drums are accessible and groovy for beginners and advanced players. We welcome you to bring your own drum but drums will be provided if needed. Please let us know when booking.

13.00-14.30

Now in its 6th year, Hotter than July is a FREE, family-friendly world music festival taking place in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 from 3-9pm on Sunday 28th July, celebrating the cultural diversity of Dublin city through music and dance from around the world. Enjoy a musical kaleidoscope of feel-good rhythms and grooving melodies, with food traders and fun interactive workshops celebrating ‘summer in the city’. Everybody welcome! 

Hotter than July is presented by Improvised Music Company & Dublin City Council in association with the Big Bang Festival of Rhythm at Smithfield on July 28th.

For further information:

  • Telephone: 01 - 8558800
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: https://www.bigbangfestival.com