We hope you enjoy this collection of press clippings and reviews of Katumba in action. We’re very proud of what we’ve achieved so far.
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, Katumba will be smashing the stage with a mass of women drummers this Friday. Kicking off the Nasty Women Exhibition, Katumba drummers will join a plethora of international artists at Constellations, Liverpool: “Nasty Women is a global art movement that serves to demonstrate solidarity among people who identify…Read More »
KATUMBA’s unique live band, KATUMBA DRUM ‘N’ BRASS blends the raw power of brass, deep sub bass and electronic beats with traditional samba bateria. The result is a carnivalesque cacophony of styles including hip hop, drum and bass, house and heaps of funk! The band launched in 2017 at Liverpool’s Soundcity Festival, where they headlined…Read More »
It’s March already and we’re way into 2018 (where has the time gone?!), which means it’s almost time for Katumba’s annual performance at Twickenham Stadium for the Rugby Sevens. Every year the band journeys down South – with a hefty collection of Brazilian drums, vibrant costumes, eager drummers and of course, copious amounts of…Read More »
KATUMBA partner with Liverpool Mental Health Consortium to present BEAT IT, a new project with the aim to encourage good wellbeing and mental health across Merseyside. Free workshops will be held every Thursday from 6 – 7.30pm. The first session is this Thursday 19th October, and will run every week until December. By offering a range of…Read More »
KATUMBA drummers led an energetic workshop with Everton midfielder Tom Davies and a group of young people at Everton Football Club last week. Marking his new role as youth engagement ambassador for Everton in the Community (EitC), music fan Tom enjoyed learning KATUMBA’s warm up beats. He also proved his talents are not limited…Read More »
KATUMBA partner with Liverpool Mental Health Consortium to present BEAT IT, a new project with the aim to encourage good wellbeing and mental health across Merseyside. The first session will be held on Wednesday 23rd August, 3 – 4pm as part of Slavery Remembrance Day in the International Slavery Museum. By offering a range of free…Read More »
A brand new workout fusing Brazilian moves and Drumming beats. For everybody wanting to: Gain flexibility, work on balance, connect with oneself and move while playing along to funky beats! (**No experience needed**)Read More »
Katumba is pairing up with Liverpool One and Viva Brasil Samba Shows to raise money for children in extreme need both in Liverpool and abroad with a one of a kind carnival parade this Saturday 10th of December.Read More »
“The Katumba drummers make enough noise to wake the dead, drawing crowds out of the bars and restaurants to enjoy the spectacle – and, as always, it is quite a spectacle.”Read More »
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