Fills Monkey: We Will Drum You

Theatre (music, family)

  • Pleasance Courtyard - The Grand
  • 16:00
  • Aug 18-22, 24-29
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 5+
  • Country: France
  • Group: Fills Monkey / Little Bros. / Something for the Weekend
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains flashing lights.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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

Description

A worldwide sensation from Montreal to Beijing, Fills Monkey return with an exhilarating new show. Blending pure joy and comedy with extraordinary musicianship, these two exceptional drummers fuse musical styles from rock to heavy metal, and Latin to jazz. Creating percussive heaven they also play tribute to their favourite artists: AC/DC, Metallica, The Rolling Stones, U2, Phil Collins and more. Their drumsticks are magic and their irresistible beats go straight to the heart! A fun-packed experience to delight the whole family. ‘Loud, creative, frenzied and immense fun.’ ***** (BroadwayBaby.com) ‘Exhilarating.’ ***** (ThreeWeeks).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Ramped entrance via driveway off main road. Seats while queuing available inside.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Josep 29 days ago

Qualitatively good musical performance; energetic and fun.

Kathleen Noonan 31 days ago

Probably the last showing see this year and what a way to finish the the Fringe.
The musical genius, high energy, humour and crowd involvement were fantastic.
Thank you so much.

Drew Barton 32 days ago

These guys are not just drummers, they are absolute geniuses and extremely entertaining too. From start to finish they engaged the audience in a masterful display of musicianship and threw in plenty of surprises to keep us all on our toes. Would love to see them at a proper music festival as I think they would be exhilarating!

Julie Phillips 36 days ago

Wasn’t sure about a drumming show but it filled a space in our Fringe day. What a lucky choice. Very entertaining show, by two excellent drummers. Well done!

emma fordyce 40 days ago

Brilliant show - never a dull moment. Highly recommended

Jeannette 41 days ago

BLOWN AWAY - ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!!
And yes the capitals are deliberate - it is that kind of show.

EW 41 days ago

To be honest, after the first 10 minutes of very impressive "drumsmanship", I started to wonder if the rest of the show was just more of the same - which would have been utterly boring. Fortunately, I was wrong! It was very entertaining and certainly more than just 2 fellows beating on their drumsets for an hour. In fact, this show would have been perfect around 9-10pm since at the end, you really feel as though you are in one big party!

Welsh 44 days ago

Magnificent performers. Funny, thrilling and these guys never stop upping the ante of what can be done with percussion. If you're a fan of spectacle or music this is a must

Mandy 47 days ago

An astonishing performance,totally unique. I loved it.

Elinor Vettraino 47 days ago

A wonderfully exhilerating and playful show, appropriate for all ages! The drumming and light show was spectacular, and impressively choreographed together. The duo's incredible skill was wrapped up in cleverly competitive playful antics. A must see for this year's Fringe.

Gillian Craig 51 days ago

Amazingly entertaining! Went with 2 kids aged 12 and 6 and all of us smiled and ‘wow’d’ the whole way through it. Great music, very entertaining skills. Highly recommend!

Lyn 53 days ago

The audience was spellbound by the opening sequence of sound and lights and then the real fun started. The programme was spectacular commanding the entire audience, both young and old, and everybody took part. We observed two small children bouncing, clapping and laughing with everyone. We shall be going back with our grandchildren. An experience of a lifetime not to be missed.

Shane Hickey-O'Mara 53 days ago

Fills Monkey are an electric duo who packed an entire concert into their hour long show! Early contender for my pick of the Fringe; I will be recommending it to everyone I know! Merveilleux!


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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 29 days ago

Inventive and joyful, We Will Drum You is a fun-filled spectacle that will delight the whole family.

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Voice Magazine (5/5 stars) 43 days ago

You will not be disappointed with this drumming show that goes beyond rhythm and music to create a hilarious, creative explosion that will entertain everyone.

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Bouquets & Brickbats (5/5 stars) 48 days ago

If you like your entertainment loud, reckless and super bombastic, Fills Monkey should definitely be on your ‘to see’ list. They promise to drum and and they do it with aplomb.

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