Saturday 22 October
PIE FACTORY MUSIC, RAMSGATE
Ramsgate Youth Centre
Ramsgate, CT11 0QG
A series of workshops
with Conrad Murray, creator of the show, DenMarked see his shows on 19 and 20 October. Also joining the day are two members of Beatbox Academy from London's Battersea Arts Centre.
FREE WORKSHOPS AND EVENT
12 – 1pm
Learn to beatbox and jam and make your own music. No experience necessary.
Learn to master the foundation sounds and basic rhythms that form the building blocks of beatbox. Work together, using a loop station to create and share your own beatbox compositions. Have a listen below to the beatbox skills of the team leading the day (with thanks to our sister CTN Festival in Medway, Paint The Town) - they are all amazing!
Hear another beatbox audio clip from Beatbox Academy on the page for Conrad Murray's show, Denmarked.
Check out some amazing video from Paint the Town here
MUSIC & BEATBOX COMPOSITION
2 – 4pm
Age: 11+ including adults!
Create a song in session through learning to beatbox and jam and make your own music. Participants will learn the basics of how to beatbox, playing with foundation sounds, rhythms and a loop station. In small groups they will be given a stimulus and write lyrics using what they have learnt to create a song to be shared at the end of the workshop.
BEATBOX OPEN MIC NIGHT
5 – 7pm
Bring your beats, rhymes and rhythms to Pie Factory Music for our Open Mic session led and judged by Conrad Murray and members of Battersea Arts Centre’s Beatbox Academy. If you’ve joined in one of the workshops during the day this is your opportunity to put into practice what you’ve learnt and created in front of a supportive audience.
Watch or perform - poets, singers, beatboxers, and musicians - this is your chance to own the stage, or sit back and enjoy the show.
The best beatbox performance on the night will win £50 cash!
Open mic slots are allocated on a first come, first serve basis, 5 - 7pm. Please email us in advance if you'd like to perform.