Bristol: Senegal Meets Afrobeats

Saturday 22th October

The fifth workshop in the Sabar Family Workshop Series


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The fifth workshop is all about the connection between Senegal and Afrobeats. When I listen to Afrobeats, I can still hear the rhythms from my country. I will be teaching Sabar dance to Fasse rhythm and we will then explore these rhythms within Afrobeats with guest teachers Eddie Boakye (Ghana) and Funmi Opeyemi (Nigeria). I have not seen anyone do a Afrobeat-Sabar fusion with live drums before – this vibe blows my mind. Come join us!

Saturday 22nd October, St Werburghs Community Centre BS2 9TJ

12-12.15: Introduction: Batch Gueye

12.15-1.45: Sabar Dance: Fasse Rhythm: Batch Gueye

2-3.30: Afrobeats Dance: Eddie Boakye

3.40-5.15: Afrobeat-Sabar Dance Fusion: Batch Gueye & Eddie Boakye

• Five Intensive Workshops in Dance, Music, Folklore, and Storytelling leading up to SABAR FAMILY FESTIVAL in December.

• Opportunity to perform alongside World-renowned International Guest Teachers

• Free Mentorship for Black Youth (age 14-21) Bristol (*limited spaces)

• Discounted Package Prices. It would cost you £150-175 if you book each individual workshop. Multi-booking discount = Pay for 4 workshops and get the 5th workshop half price !!! Waaw Waaw!