Tanante's Forthcoming Performances
Traditional West African drumming, song and danceBook Tanante for an event
Tanante plus special guest artists are delighted to be performing on the main stage at the Solfest 2016 (Sunday 5pm). Please see their website for further details and information on tickets. See you there!
Date: Sat 16th April 2016 7.30 – 1am
Venue: ISLINGTON MILL James St, Salford, M3 5HW Price:
For details: DRUMROOTS- 0161 408 5270
10TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!
Celebration Drumroots presents a spectacular showcase of live, World music and drumming
from diverse musical traditions to celebrate 10 years of Drumroots history.
traditional rhythms and melodies from the village communities of West Africa,
with modern drum and dance choreography, Tanante’s powerful percussion, and
infectious energy combine to create dynamic and interactive shows, which break
down the barriers between audience and performers. This will be an extra
special show including a whole host of guest drummers, dancers, singers and
musicians including Jokeh Silla, Sens Sagna and the legendary master
drummer Iya Sako.
JUBA DO LEÃO:
the floor-shaking rhythms and vibrant dances of North-eastern Brazil, Juba do
Leão take you on an enlightening tour of the intoxicating grooves of Brazil and
SUSSO: Facebook – jalysuntou.susso
Suntou is a
Kora player from the Gambia, a member of the well-known Susso Griot family. The
Kora, an African Harp, traditionally played to an audience of kings, will
tonight be carrying 700 years of history and oral tradition to you.
Led by Fela
Kuti’s former ‘Egypt 80’s guitarist Emeka Elendu, Kalakuta are a diverse range
of Manchester based musicians creating a new modern Afrobeat sound. Combining
elements of funk, jazz and hypnotic afro-grooves, this 17 piece band will
guarantee to get the dancefloor moving.
SIR ROBIN & PETE FIBRE
Fine Afrobeat, reggae, world music and bass heavy vinyl selections from DJ’s –
Your MC for the night, Hip hop legend,
poet and lyricist –
7.30 – 1am
Salford M3 5HW
drumming and dance workshops: **MORE DETAILS SOON***
Intermediate/Advanced Djembe/Dundun drumming workshop with Iya Sako
2pm -4pm All
levels African dance with Jokeh Sillah