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Popakademie hosts fifth World Drum Festival

16. October 2019

On Saturday, 16 November 2019, the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the City of Mannheim and the European Drum and Percussion Association "Percussion Creativ" invites you to the fifth WORLD DRUM FESTIVAL in Mannheim.

"In what is now the fifth edition of the World Drum Festival, we have once again succeeded in putting together an international line-up of top-class artists and bringing them to the UNESCO City of Music Mannheim," says Prof. Udo Dahmen, artistic director and managing director of the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg.

In workshops, clinics and concerts, internationally renowned percussionists, who among other things are lecturers in the Popakademie's World Music course, will show what is currently the state of the art in the global jazz and pop music scene.

Among the participants: Gergo Borlai, Roland Peil, Linda-Philomène Tsoungui, Moritz Müller, José J. Cortijo, Claus Hessler & Band, Gerwin Eisenhauer and Murat Coskun.

Participation in the workshops and the subsequent concerts is open to all interested parties and does not cost any entrance fee. However, prior ticket reservation is required.

WORLD DRUM FESTIVAL: 16 November 2019, beginning 12 noon, admission free.
Pop Academy Baden-Württemberg, Hafenstraße 33, 68159 Mannheim

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