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Drumroots African Drumming Performance at Manchester’s Festival of Nature.

As part of the BBC’s Summer of Wildlife, Heaton Park hosted Manchester’s very own Festival of Nature. It was a free, fun packed family day with a whole host of wildlife activities including Creepy Crawly Roadshow, bug hunting, fishing, falconry, arts and crafts, storytelling and of course Drumroots were there to provide uplifting African drumming workshops and performances. One of the main highlights of the event was a special guest appearance from Naomi Wilkinson from CBBC’s Wild who spent the whole day taking part in all the fantastic activities. (more…)

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Drumroots Perform Walking Carnival Acts for Nando’s at Pride Festivals 2013 (Video)

The Drumroots performance team with friends and guest artists recently enjoyed a succession of fantastic gigs at this summer’s Pride festivals across the country. Once again working for Nando’s we have so far been a part of Pride parades in Blackpool, Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds. For these events we take to the streets carrying our drums for high energy walking performance to bring joy, rhythm and movement to the crowds of thousands joining in the carnival, and yet more as entertained bystanders. Accompanied by the enthusiastic Nandos staff bearing masks and banners, as well as a dancing chicken, we make quite a spectacle of ourselves as we get involved in the festivities. (more…)

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Tanante perform for Nando’s christmas party at the Birdcage

Tanante were recently invited to perform at the birdcage in Manchester city centre for the Nando’s Christmas party. The famous chicken restaurant chain Nando’s held its staff Christmas party at the Birdcage venue in Manchester city centre. Nando’s employees from all over the North West enjoyed an African safari themed fancy dress party with stilt walkers, African acrobats and of course the West African drumming sounds of our very own band Tanante(more…)

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