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African drumming workshops and performance for Eatock Primary school 03/02/2018

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Ever wanted to come to one of our African drumming gigs but can't quite make it out until midnight? Well here is your opportunity to see us perform at 10 in the morning! Drumroots are proud to announce that we have been invited to Eatock primary school in Westhoughton, Bolton for their special African Beats launch event on Saturday 3rd February. We will be putting on an extra special performance with our professional drumming group 'Tanante'. Not only will Tanante be featuring Iya Sako our master drummer from Guinea but we will also be inviting a surprise special guest all the way from East Africa too!


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Tanante to perform at Global Grooves charity fund raiser 14/01/2018

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The Drumroots performance group, Tanante will be joining our good friends from Global Grooves on Sunday 14th January at the Vale in Mossley, to perform for a special Charity fundraising day of amazing West African Percussion workshops.


 

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Drumroots new pro djembe range 2017

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Here at Drumroots we are proud to announce that we have another brand new stock of top quality, professional, African djembe drums that have just arrived here from Guinea that are now available to buy. As well as our top of the range goat skin djembes, we have now introduced some truly awesome sounding calf skin djembes. All these drums are made of top quality hardwoods, beautifully carved and decorated and have been skinned with supreme skill and attention to detail by our colleagues in Conakry, Guinea.


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2017 summer festivals and gigs.

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Well, here at Drumroots HQ, we are more than a little bit excited about our forthcoming performances, so we thought we’d share a few details of what we’ve got lined up this summer. Feast your eyes on this lovely list of musical happenings...


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Drum music winter solstice party 16th December 2016

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Yes! That's right folks! Since the birthday reunion you've begged us for more, and we had no choice but to listen! So we're going back to the Attic (aka The Zombie Shack) for a winter solstice party ina Drum Music style! We invite you to come together again and join us back at our old home with our West African drumming performance group 'Tanante' playing a powerful and high energy set and all the resident DJs' spinning some of those classic tracks from back in the day.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

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Tanante Return to Perform at Drum Music’s 11th Birthday! | Fri 16th September 2016 | The Zombie Shack, Manchester

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Since they each were very first established over a decade ago, Drumroots and the Drum Music collective have been in collaboration, and our Tanante performance troupe have always been there bringing powerful live traditional West African music to add to the party. These club nights have always been full of fun, energy and good vibes. Make sure you don't miss this one off event in celebration for Drum Music's 11th Birthday at our old haunt, The Zombie Shack (formally The Attic)!


Go to the Drum Music Facebook page for more info or to let us that know you're coming to join the party!


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Tananate to Perform at Solfest 2016 | 26-28th August | Cumbria

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Solfest 1Drumroots are delighted to announce that our performance group Tanante are now confirmed to be performing this year at the awesome Solfest. This great festival has a fantastic line up, in which Tanante with guest artists will be delivering a performance on the main stage on Sunday at 5pm. Please see their website for full details and ticket information. Hope to see you all there!


 

 

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Djembe and Dun-dun workshop with Iya Sako | 16th April 2016 | NEW ISLINGTON MILL

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As part of our 10th birthday celebration we would like to offer a very special workshop with our friend and world renowned djembe master Iya Sako! Expect some beautiful traditional Guinean rhythms and a patient and encouraging teaching style. Workshops will be supported by Tanante members and will give students the opportunity to learn both the djembe and the dun duns (bass drums). Also don't miss the gig in the evening to see Iya doing his thing on stage... a genuine world class percussionist, you will not be dissapointed!


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West African Dance Workshop with Jokeh Sillah | 16th April 2016 |NEW ISLINGTON MILL

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As part of our 10th birthday celebration we would like to offer a very special workshop with our friend Jokeh Sillah. A world class artist who has choreographed many West African performance troupes. Jokeh has a wealth of choreography knowledge and can work wonders with a group of students. Her workshops, which will be supported by drummers from Tanante are always welcoming and encouraging yet fast paced, inspiring and exciting! Don't hesitate to book your tickets for the gig to see what surprises she has up her sleeve for the evening performance...

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DRUMROOTS 10TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! | 16th April 2016 | ISLINGTON MILL

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Drumroots presents a spectacular showcase of live, World music and drumming from diverse musical traditions to celebrate 10 years of Drumroots history.


SAT 16TH APRIL 2016, 7.30 – 1AM
ISLINGTON MILL, JAMES ST, SALFORD, M3 5HW
£10 TICKETS OTD


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