Barefoot Caravan to give workshop

The Monashee Arts Council is bringing world music band/educators Barefoot Caravan back to Lumby for a one-day songwriting workshop.

  • Feb. 12, 2016 8:00 p.m.

The Monashee Arts Council is bringing Vernon world music purveyors and educators Barefoot Caravan back to Lumby for a one-day songwriting workshop.

Led by Barefoot Caravan’s Angela Roy and Steve Gosselin, the workshop takes place Saturday, Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lumby United Church Hall.

Barefoot Caravan’s rhythm and songwriting workshops are highly interactive and cultural experiences that include root rhythms from around the world, rhythm and percussion games as well as song and dance.

Roy and Gosselin have been travelling around B.C. for more than three  years, engaging youth and adults in school and community environments with rhythm, song and dance.

Djembe drums and percussion instruments will be provided, but those attending the workshop are welcome to bring their own instruments.

The event is open to youth and adult (cost is $75 for the day). Pre-registration is required by Feb. 18. Contact Jennifer Greenwood at the arts council at  778-473-3029 or at monasheeartscouncil@gmail.com.

For specific program information, contact Roy at 250-212-7594 or e-mail angela@expression.bc.ca.