Improvised Music Company & Big Bang Festival of Rhythm

Hotter than July

In association with Big Bang Festival of Rhythm & Dublin City Council
A kaleidoscope of music from around the world celebrating the cultural diversity of Dublin city and its communities, with a festival atmosphere and vibrant music from South America, Africa, Eastern Europe and Ireland.
A FREE daytime event in the heart of Dublin city, everyone welcome!

Havana ‘Che : An authentic Cuban music sound from Conor Guilfoyle's high-octane 9-piece band, guaranteed to get you grooving.

Jiggy : Merging traditional Irish tunes with 90’s hip-hop, fusing vocal beatbox, Irish jigs and reels and hip hop grooves with world music rhythms and harmonies. 

Rithim : An exciting new multicultural percussion project from Eamonn Cagney, performing original music, influenced by African, Caribbean and Gaelic rhythms. 

Yurodny : An exciting septet borrowing freely from the rich traditions of Eastern Europe's gypsy and Jewish diasporas with their own Irish jazz flavour. 

Morro 16 : Live percussive performances of ‘samba batucada’, bringing the energy, rhythm and vibe of Rio carnival to the streets of Ireland.

Big Bang Festival's African dance and drumming workshops will lead to a spectacular Finale on this day of buoyant beats!