Hotter than July 2017 World Music Festival in videos

This year, the festival has been organised by Improvised Music Company, Big Bang Festival and Dublin City Council. Unfortunately, on the day, it was pretty rainy, so I missed part of it for this reason! ☔ However, I listened and filmed the last 3 bands who performed at the event! 😃😉 If any of you have filmed other bands, …

Don’t miss the Varekai’s Cirque du Soleil show!

If you have missed the Varekai show yesterday (Friday 10th February 2017), do not worry because Le Cirque du Soleil is having several touring dates in pretty much each city! Right now, they are touring in Europe, so if you'd like to watch their live performance, book your tickets on Ticketmaster: http://listings.ticketmaster.co.uk/cirquedusoleil I took these …

Various music styles benefit concerts to end homelessness

I attended the 'Home Sweet Home' Benefit concerts on Friday 20th January 2017 at Sin é pub, Dublin 1 (Ireland) to raise funds for homeless people in Ireland.   Apart from contributing to a wonderful cause, I enjoyed discovering new bands and singers-songwriters 🤓! The event is organised over 2 nights: Friday 20th and Saturday 21st …

Prince: Sign o’the Times live concert and DJ set

I hope you have celebrated well new year's eve 🍾🎉! I wish you all a happy, healthy and prosperous new year 2017 😘🍀🌟🎊! For my part, I decided to celebrate new year's eve a little bit in advance 😂! I went to this tribute to Prince with DJ Al Murphy playing lots of Prince's tunes and then …

Music Without Borders – live concerts (2016)

First of all, before I start talking about the event I attended and sharing with you videos, I'd like to wish you all a Merry Christmas ⛄️❄️! The charity event in aid of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) took place on Friday 23rd December 2016 at the beautiful and cozy Workman's Club pub in Dublin (Ireland) 🔥. There …

History of brazilian Baile Funk music and dance

Have you heard of Baile Funk? Baile Funk is a big mix of different music styles. To have a better understanding of this music and dance style, I'd like you to have a read at this comprehensive wikipedia article on the topic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funk_carioca Want to hear how it sounds or how people dance on it? …

Eclectic DJ and reggae band at Favela Chic Paris (2016)

This was a rather unplanned night out I went for on Wednesday 25th May 2016. Had dinner across the street and was attracted to this bar and restaurant. So, I came in and must say this was a great idea!   This 'Favela Chic' club isn't only playing - as the name suggests - Brazilian …

Festival Rare Talents 2016 -traditional african live performances

I managed to catch two traditional African live bands on Saturday 28th May 2016 in Montreuil (Paris) towards the festival's end and didn't regret it! The support band is Ibrahim Keita and Nankama  from Burkina Faso and the main band is Sékouba Bambino from Guinea (Sékouba lead singer), Mali and Senegal (choir and musicians). To know more about …

Black and white expatriates’ networking party

While I was spending a holiday trip in Paris (France) in April 2016, I thought I might meet international people living in the city to have some fun! I had found a black and white party advertised on the meetup.com website (Expats Paris) taking place at 'rue du Colisée'  close to Champs-Elysées and Franklin D. Roosevelt metro …

Ilanga South African Festival (Hamburg, Germany)

Here is another fact about Hamburg: the city has lots of parks spread out in different quarters! I have attended a festival at 'Planten un Blomen' Park! The weather wasn't great on that day, so the turn out wasn't as good as it should have been. Yet, it was a truly enjoyable event! Enjoy these …