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Dance Music Knowledge

The first live music dance festival of its kind featuring Guy Schalom & The Baladi Blues Ensemble!





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Thursday 7th September – “Overture”

LondonLive Opening Night – £15 on the door / £5 (with a LondonLive workshop or concert package)

20:00 – 22:30 Welcome Party – Guy Schalom welcomes UK & international guests live on stage.

Performers – contact us here

Zigfrid von Underbelly (Downstairs Bar), 11 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU (Old Street Station)

Early Bird prices apply until Sunday 20th August!

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Friday 8th September – “Act One”

Live Music Dance Workshops: Musicality for Dancers – £68 (4 hours)

12:00-14:00 Advanced Musicality, Improvisation & Performance Skills for Dancers (Guy Schalom) – £39

14:00-16:00 Maqam, Taxim, Melody & Interpretation for Dancers (Guy Schalom & Louai Alhenawi) – £39

Clean Break Studio, 2 Patshull Rd, London NW5 2LB (Kentish Town Station)

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Followed by Joglaresa Concert (18:30)


Saturday 9th September – “Climax”

Live Music Dance Workshops: Egyptian Dance Essentials – £76 (5 hours)

11:00-13:00 Rhythmic Awareness & Tabla Solo Interpretation for Dancers (Guy Schalom) – £39

13:30-16:30 Egyptian Baladi: Structure, Context + Interplay for Dancers (Guy Schalom & Magdy Tewfik) – £58

Haverstock School (Dance Hall), 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London NW3 2BQ (Camden Town Station)

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Launch concert for the eagerly-awaited new CD from Guy Schalom & The Baladi Blues Ensemble featuring classic Egyptian Baladi and drum solos with Magdy Tewfik (Accordion), Aly el Minyawi (Percussion), Ahmed el Saidi (Saxophone) and the late Adam Warne (Percussion).

Tickets: £11 (early bird – concession) / £20 (on door – if available).Book tickets and pre-order your SIGNED CD below.Early Bird prices apply until Sunday 20th August!

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Beat the crowd!!

Pre-Order your SIGNED copy of Guy Schalom’s forthcoming CD at the special launch price of £10 (saving £3.99) and receive it one month ahead of everyone else!


Guy Schalom: “TEN” Pre-Order £10 (Save £3.99)

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Sunday 10th September – “Finale”

Live Music Workshop: Practice Session & Masterclass £51 (3 hours)

10:00-13:00  Live Music Practice Session for Dancers & Musicians with Baladi Blues Ensemble (Guy Schalom, Magdy Tewfik, Ahmed el Saidi) covering Baladi, Tarab, Magencé and more plus individual feedback from the musicians.

Haverstock School (Dance Hall), 24 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm, London NW3 2BQ (Camden Town Station)

Live Music Practice Session – £51

Followed by Baladi Blues RELOADED with Yair Dalal – FREE ENTRY (14:00)


2 + 4 Day Packages

(To celebrate 10 years of the Baladi Blues Ensemble we’re including a free signed CD with the first 10 weekend packages!).

4 Day Package – All Workshops + Opening Night + CD Launch – £184 (save £30)

(N.B. Friday’s Joglaresa concert not included)

2 Day Package – Sat + Sun Workshops + CD Launch – £126 (save £15)

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