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Press / 29. October 2021

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Popakademie hosts World Drum Festival

29. October 2021

On Saturday, November 20, 2021, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the City of Mannheim and the European drum and percussion association "Percussion Creativ" will host the seventh World Drum Festival.

"In the seventh edition of the World Drum Festival, we have once again succeeded in assembling an international line-up of top-class artists. The concert in the evening is accessible via stream to all interested drummers and percussionists," says Prof. Udo Dahmen, Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Among the participants are internationally renowned drummers and percussionists such as Virgil Donati (drums), Christin Neddens (drums), Lui Ludwig (drums), Jost Nickel (drums), Joannie Labelle (percussion), Murat Coskun (framedrums), Noah Fürbringer (drums), Claudio Spieler (percussion), Pape Seck (percussion) and Rossi Rossberg (drum tuning).

WORLD DRUM FESTIVAL | Saturday 20 November 2021 | 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Masterclasses 2.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Concert 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. (will also be streamed).

The number of seats is limited, 3G rule applies on site. Please register here.