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Improvised Music Company & Dublin City Council

Havana ‘che at Hotter than July online!

Havana 'che at Hotter than July online
Friday 17th & Friday 24th July, 7pm

For its 7th year in 2020, Hotter than July is moving to an online space, celebrating inclusivity and diversity with music, story-telling, and creativity that is accessible to everyone from home!

Conor Guilfoyle’s Havana ‘che will kick off our online performances on 17th July at 7pm, bringing the high-energy music that says ‘Hotter than July’, from Dublin’s Camden Studios straight into your living room!

As Ireland’s leading exponents of authentic Cuban music, from timba and salsa to rumba and guaguanco, Havana ‘che are a high-octane 10-piece who create pure unadulterated party music, guaranteed to get you grooving.

Before their performance, Conor chatted with us about Havana ‘che’s history, being bitten by the Latin music bug as a young musician, and how he’s thinking about music in lockdown, for our 'Other Side of the Tracks' Q&A series, which you can now read HERE.

Tune in for their second video to liven up your Friday night on 24th July at 7pm.

WATCH Hotter Than July live sessions on IMC’s Facebook or YouTube

Havana 'che - Live video 1. Premiere Friday 17th July, 7pm
Havana 'che - Live Video 2. Premiere Friday 24th July, 7pm

Proudly presented by Improvised Music Company in association with Dublin City Council, Hotter than July has become a staple of the Dublin summer calendar, celebrating the cultural diversity of Dublin city through music and dance from around the world. This year, from the 17th to 26th of July, you can access 10 days of events on Facebook and YouTube, including short performances of everything from Cuban dance music to Indonesian gamelan, songs and story-telling for young audiences, and chances to participate through instrument-making workshops and an online choir!

See the full Hotter than July programme HERE.

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