Trading Roots Performance

Grand Union Orchestra bring an 8-piece all-star band that celebrates the musical connections between Africa, Latin-America and the Caribbean. The band will be joined by the young participants of the free instrumental workshops, in collaboration with Spotlight and Poplar Union.

Trading Roots Performance

About this event

Starts: Saturday 27 October 2018 7:30 PM

Ends: Saturday 27 October 2018 10:30 PM

At: Poplar Union

Organised by: The Grand Union Orchestra

To celebrate Black History Month, Grand Union Orchestra, the UK’s pioneers in cross-cultural music-making, bring their Trading Roots project to Poplar Union. This special evening sees the band travel through the musical connections and re-worked traditions that link Africa with Latin-America and the Caribbean.

The band will be joined by the young participants of the free instrumental workshops, in collaboration with Spotlight and Poplar Union.

Expect West African drumming and chant, hi-life, calypso and soca, ska and reggae, salsa and samba – a feast of dance rhythms!

Tickets are: £8 / £6 conc. / £10 OTD and can be bought here:poplarunion.com/event/grand-union-orchestra-trading-roots/

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