The tarantula’s venom makes the women feel heavy and empty inside. The only cure is dancing! Author/illustrator Hayley Egan and musician Salvatore Rossano provide an interactive, bilingual reading of the picture book “Pizzica Pizzica”, a simple and authentic account of the ancient dance ritual from the south of Italy.
Learn techniques and concepts from one of the world’s leading exponents of Celtic music on the mandolin.
Sat 4 pm – The Garden Vibe – workshop
Share in the joy of group song and fill up your cup with connection, resonance, and fun! All ages, all experience levels.
3.30 pm Sat – Kaleidoscope Stage
Sharing the tips and tricks on how to create a song, and what techniques work best for you, everyone is different.
Sat 3 pm – The Garden Vibe
Feel the Rhythm and Dance to the groove.
2 pm Sat – Kaleidoscope Stage
Djump down for an interactive Gypsy Swing Music workshop. Bring your instrument and djam with the band. Learn a Django Reinhardt lick. Feel the swing.
2 pm Sat – The Fringe
Demonstrates using alternate tunings, switching instruments, the art of improvisation, wrong notes, different techniques and thinking outside the square – all wrapped up in some unique and entertaining insights into playing music, with whatever instrument you might play.
Sat 2 pm – The Garden Vibe
1 pm Sat – Nick’s Restaurant
Encompassing the different types of dance tunes of Ireland, ornamentation and bowing.
Sat 1 pm – The Garden Vibe
Willy and Michelle, along with participation of the whole dance crew will teach African dance moves.
1 pm Sat – Community Hall
Introducing the fundamentals of harmonica playing including single note playing, rhythmic playing and bending notes. Bring a harmonica in the key of C. Anita is particularly keen to encourage women to attend to try and achieve some much-needed gender equality on the blues harp.
Sat 12 noon – The Garden Vibe
Learn to dance the Balkan way. Using a few simple steps and patterns you will learn to navigate the various meters in Balkan music.
12 noon Sat – Community Hall
Enjoy connecting to the oldest and most innate instrument – your human voice! An introduction to songs of spirit from all over the world, you’ll touch on fun vocal warm-ups, West African call and response songs and an ancient Hebrew psalm.