Celebrating Okoe | 13 - 20 August

Celebrating Okoe | 13 - 20 August

Celebrating Okoe by African Groove Machine | 13 - 20 August | 14:30 | 60 minutes | £10

MultiStory, Castle Terrace Car Park, Edinburgh, EH1 2EW

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...

This event will be held at MultiStory - a new festival hub at the Edinburgh Fringe created collaboratively by Gilded BalloonZOO VenuesTraverse Theatre & Dance Base, featuring an open-air performance stage, local street food stalls and bars. We’re grateful to City of Edinburgh Council, the Scottish Government and Event Scotland for supporting this safe and welcoming venue for 2021

Tickets for MultiStory are sold in groups of two or four people. This is to allow us to seat audiences in socially distanced bubbles, keeping MultiStory Covid-secure and ensuring everyone has a safe and comfortable time with us. Please be aware, there are a limited number of bubbles of 2 or 4 for each performance. FAQs for the venue are available here.

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