Dance Nations Dalston

with Meridian Brothers, The Mahotella Queens, Winston McAnuff & Fixi, Lokandes and more

19 July 2014 / 14:00
Gillett Square, Dalston


Tickets:
Free



This free outdoor event takes place at
Gillett Square, Dalston
London N16


For the fifth year running, head to Dalston’s hippest square for a packed day of live music and dance workshops. For all ages and abilities, this annual event unites some of east London’s finest talent to create a carnival spirit. Grab your glad rags and dancing shoes or simply relax and soak up the summer atmosphere.

1.50–2pm
Drum Works
Feel the rhythm with the young Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning drummers

2–2.40pm
Tropical Isles
A burst of uplifting carnival spirit

2.40–3.20pm
Bollywood Vibes

Watch and learn some energetic Bollywood moves

3.20–4.10pm
Lokandes

Unique sounds from London’s Afro-Peruvian and Latin-Andean fusion maestros

4.10–4.20pm
Drum Works

4.20–4.50pm
Black Eagles

Jaw-dropping acrobatics all the way from Tanzania

4.50–5.40pm
The Mahotella Queens

Catch the infectious songs and harmonies of South Africa’s legendary vocal group

5.40–5.50pm
Drum Works

5.50–6.30pm
Rock-a-hula

Head back to the 50s with rock and roll, hula hooping and swing dance

6.30–7.20pm
Winston McAnuff & Fixi

Soulful reggae with a beguiling French twist

7.20–8pm
Boy Blue Entertainment

London’s award winning hip-hop company presents electrifying dance sequences

8–9pm
Meridian Brothers

Tropical psychedelia from Colombia’s finest musical mavericks

9pm–12am
Movimientos presents:

DJ Richard Blair (Sidestepper/Colombia) /  Eblis Alvarez (Meridian Brothers/Colombia) / DJ iZem (Groovalizacion/Gamm Records)

9.00–9.30pm
Short Films

9.30–11pm
Samsara

Relax with this stunning documentary film and be transported to the varied natural wonders, sacred sites and disaster zones of our planet

9pm – 12am
DJs in the Vortex

Information and times subject to change






This event is part of:
Theatre & Dance
Beyond Barbican


Produced by the Barbican in partnership with Gillett Squared, The Vortex and Hackney Co-Operative Developments

Supported by the London Borough of Hackney


Part of the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015



 

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