Hotter Than July
HOTTER THAN JULY 2019 3-9pm, Sunday 28th July | Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 | www.improvisedmusic.ie A feel-good fiesta of creativity, culture, diversity and community in Smithfield Square with high quality music performance and dance from around the world! Now in its 6th year, Hotter than July is a FREE, family-friendly world music festival taking place in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 from 3-9pm on Sunday 28th July, celebrating the cultural diversity of Dublin city through music and dance from around the world. Presented by Dublin City Council and Improvised Music Company, in collaboration with the Big Bang Festival of Rhythm, Dubliners and visitors to the city can enjoy a musical kaleidoscope of feel-good rhythms and grooving melodies, with food traders and fun interactive workshops adding to this perfect day out celebrating ‘summer in the city’ Everybody welcome! As is now tradition, Hotter Than July opens with a bang at 3pm, as Maracatu Ilha Brilhate get the party started with their procession of traditional Brazilian ‘Maracatu’ drumming, using music of Pernambuco’s various Maracatu traditions, in the energy and spirit of Maracatu.