Celebrating Okoe

Dance, Physical Theatre and Circus (world music, jazz)

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  • MultiStory - Main Stage
  • 14:30
  • Aug 20
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 0+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: African Groove Machine
  • Warnings and additional info: Please note this is an outdoor venue. The audience seating area is completely open-air and uncovered.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Please note this is an outdoor venue. The audience seating area is completely open-air and uncovered. Scottish weather is unpredictable at the best of times so please come prepared for any weather - sunscreen, layers and waterproofs!

Description

Celebrating Okoe' is a tribute to a great drum master, mixing Ghanaian rhythms with Scottish Jazz spirit, Afrobeat vibes, singing, funky horns, jazz improvisation and incredible dancing for an explosion of Kpanlogo grooves with Tom Bancroft, Thomas Annang Adie Baako-Elias and guests A joyous showcase of music, dance and song by 13-piece African Groove Machine honouring the late Okoe Ardyfio - A Ghanaian master drummer. Okoe trained Thomas Annang and Adie Baako-Elias as master drummer and dancer. Many years later Okoe also taught Scottish jazz drummer and composer Tom Bancroft. The rest is history...

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  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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