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Online, Friday 17th July - Sunday 26th July

Hotter than July – An annual celebration of the cultural diversity within our city, through music and dance from around the world, supported by Dublin City Council.

Now in its 7th year, Hotter than July is moving to an online space for 2020, celebrating inclusivity and diversity with music, story-telling, and creativity that is accessible to everyone from home! A full programme of upbeat music and dance, it is high quality event that is accessible to all, offering a kaleidoscope of joyful music from around the world, for an event that everyone can enjoy.

This year, 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!

Live Sessions from Camden Recording Studios, Dublin
Fri 17th @ 7.00pm – Havana ‘che, live video #1
Sat 18th @ 7.00pm – Niwel Tsumbu & Eamonn Cagney, live video #1
Fri 24th @ 7.00pm – Havana ‘che, live video #2
Sun 26th @ 7.00pm – Niwel Tsumbu & Eamonn Cagney, live video #2

Binaural listening experience from The Space Between, Dublin
Sun 19th @ 7.00pm – The National Concert Hall Gamelan Orchestra, live video #1
Wed 22nd @ 7.00pm – Navá, live video #1
Thu 23rd @ 7.00pm – The National Concert Hall Gamelan Orchestra, live video #2
Sat 25th @ 7.00pm – Navá, live video #2

Story-telling & Songs from Around the World (ages 4+)
Mon 20th @ 11.00am – Ríona Sally Hartman (Irish Mythology stories and songs)
Wed 22nd @ 11.00am – Niwel Tsumbu (Congolese stories and songs)
Fri 24th @ 11.00am – Senem Donatan Mohan (Turkish and Tamil stories and songs)

Make Your Own Instrument – Workshops with Ed Devane
Online via Zoom. Capacity is limited. You must book in advance.
Fri 17th @ 2.00pm Make a Percussion Instrument, for ages 5+ (FREE but must be booked in advance)
Fri 24th @ 2.00pm Make a String Instrument, for ages 10+, teens and adults (FREE but must be booked in advance)

Sing with Discovery Gospel Choir!
Online via Zoom. Capacity is limited. You must book in advance. Participants must commit to both workshops.
Workshops 7.00pm Mon 13th & Monday 20th
Choir video released online Sun 26th @ 11.00am

Hotter than July is proudly presented by Improvised Music Company in association with Dublin City Council.

Friday 17th July - Sunday 26th July

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