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Outdoor Event:Distant Drums (Show) at City Park

Outdoor Event, Sat 20 Aug 2022, free entry

Distant Drums

Distant Drums

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Centenary Square,
Bradford,
BD1 1HY

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An impressive digital art installation combining a replica vintage Jamaican-style sound system stack with LCD screens and animation.

Telling the story of Reggae Sound System culture and the importance of music in the fight for racial equality and featuring verse written by Madu Messenger and narrated by the reggae legend Macka B, and a soundtrack featuring oral interviews from some of the most renowned names in Dub Reggae.

During the show performers appear on and around the sound system taking the audience from Africa to the Caribbean until they arrive on the shores of the UK, fusing a range of dance styles from African and Caribbean to contemporary alongside a healthy helping of skanking and Rubadub.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 20 Aug 2022
Two performances:
11:45 + 16:15
Show duration: 30mins

Prices

Free entry

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