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Popakademie streams World Drum Festival

05. November 2020

On Saturday, 14 November 2020, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg will stream the sixth World Drum Festival in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the City of Mannheim and the European drum and percussion association "Percussion Creativ".

"In the sixth edition of the World Drum Festival we have once again succeeded in putting together an international line-up of top-class artists. The stream makes the World Drum Festival accessible to all interested drummers and percussionists", says Prof. Udo Dahmen, artistic director and managing director of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

Internationally renowned drummers and percussionists such as Rhani Krija (Sting), Anika Nilles (Clinician) and Benny Greb (Clinician) will demonstrate in master classes and concerts what is currently the state of the art in the worldwide drum and percussion scene.

Among others, they will be joined by Anika Nilles (dr.), Benny Greb (dr.), Rhani Krija (perc.), Rossi Rossberg (drum tuning), Chris Bass (electronic drums), Pape Seck (african perc.) and Murat Coskun (framedrums).

Access is free of charge, online per stream via:

World DRUM FESTIVAL | 14 November 2020 | 14:00 to 22:00 hours

14:00 Welcome Prof. Udo Dahmen
Masterclasses with Murat Coskun, Rhani Krija, Pape Seck, Rossi Rossberg, Benny Greb, Chriss Bass ("Pros and Cons of Remote Rehearsals or Songwriting") and Anika Nilles
19:40 End of master classes

19:45 Moderation Prof. Udo Dahmen
With: Murat Coskun, Chris Bass ("Heaven Shall Burn"), Pape Seck & Ismaila Seck: The Griot Family Seck, Benny Greb, Rhani Krija, Anika Nilles
22:00 End