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Young Artists from Brixton Head out to Europe for International Music Festivals

LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Acclaimed French guitarist and composer Bernard Margarit arrived this week to rehearse with young Raw Material artists on new work to be performed at the huge international Carcassonne music festival in the south of France in July.

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Margarit will be working with DJ, producer and bass player Wu-Lu, drummer Mike Kathak Strocchi, vocalist Floetic Lara and rapper Potent Whisper. The Raw crew will be heading down there in April for a preliminary event and then in July for festival performances on 10th July. Festival de Carcassonne has a big line-up across five stages with artists from all over the world including Franz Ferdinand, Elton John, Massive Attack, Madness, Jackson Five and James Blunt and will attended by around 100,000 people. 

http://www.festivaldecarcassonne.fr/festival_en.nsf/vuetitre/festivaldecarcassonne 

 

Sudan - Following the workshops and event at the National Museum in Khartoum, Raw Material are planning new projects with the British Council later in 2014 to engage with local young people in learning about and producing music, and introducing some new technology in the process. Our DJ producer Wu-Lu and rapper MC Potent Whisper have laid down the foundations for a productive relationship and will grow. The British Council in Khartoum are pleased with the results so far and see this as an important cultural collaboration.

Australia - We are starting to plan for a second Australian Raw Roads tour to work with the indigenous communities in the Northern Territory in September.

Senegal - Raw Material are once again representing the UK at FETSA2H, the international hip hop festival in Dakar, June 4-8. Newly signed rapper Knytro and DJ Wu-Lu will be performing over 4 days at several large scale events across the capital.

 

About Raw Material - Striving  for  excellence  and  innovation  and  promoting  access  and  opportunity  in  the  arts,  music  and  media

Raw Material provides a range of high quality arts experiences and participatory programmes for young people and adults in London, the UK and internationally.

Raw Material's main aims are to support creative sector skills development and invest in artist development and sustainable futures in the arts.

We provide a comprehensive range of education and training projects, creative development for artists and musicians, film making and production projects, work based learning, apprenticeships and professional development, mental health services, work with young offenders, children's projects, live music events and performances.

We provide the highest level of service with the best resources possible, creating a professional, user friendly, safe, inspiring and productive learning environment.

Raw Material on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/RawMusicMedia

Join in on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RawMusicMedia

You can view some of the work produced by Raw Material here: http://www.youtube.com/rawmusicmedia

Further information:

Raw Material
2 Robsart Street
London
SW9 0DJ
T: +44(0)0207-737-6103
E: [email protected] 
http://www.rawmusicmedia.co.uk


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