TradBeats - Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Skye 28th-29th November

TradBeats is a festival which has traditional arts at its core but reawakens them in a modern, upbeat context. Taking place at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Skye 28th-29th November, the festival offers young people (age 14 -25) an opportunity to meet with other musicians, singers and
dancers. The weekend will comprise of workshops exploring rhythmical links between Gaelic mouth music, step dance, beat-boxing and body percussion with group sessions for collaboration and arrangement.

Leading the workshops are Gaelic singers Griogair Labhraidh and Eilidh Munro, step dancers Sophie Stephenson and Mairi Britton and beatboxer Lewis Macrae. There will also be a riffs and rhythms workshop led by trad fusion group Shooglenifty. On the Saturday evening there is to be a concert hosted by SEALL featuring Shooglenifty along with the TradBeats tutors.

Dates:
Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th November

Location:
Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Isle of Skye

Weekend of workshops:
£35 (£30 early bird)

Full details available at: http://www.sophabulous.co.uk/tradbeats
Contact Sophie on 07783433807 or email sophie@sophabulous.co.uk to book
a place.

TradBeat is supported by the 'Time to Shine' fund through the Highland
Youth Arts Hub's 'Creative in Your Community' scheme. For more info
about the fund please email stacey.toner@highlandyouthartshub.org
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