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Royal Drummers & Dancers of Burundi October 16, 2012
Pick Four or More price:$38.00/$19.00
One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son. Their performances are as much a spectacle of dance as music. A dozen great log drums, made from hollowed-out tree trunks covered with dried animal skins, are pounded by the drummers in traditional Burundi costume.
"… a celebration of ability, the sheer pleasure of competitive creativity, and - strikingly similar to what happens in a jazz jam session - more virtuosic than sentimental." —The New York Times
Cirque Chinois November 23, 2012
Pick Four or More price: $41.00/$20.50
Great Teeterboard, Grand Flying Trapeze, Group Contortion, Straw Hats Juggling and more!
Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People’s Republic of China, Cirque Chinois was founded in 1953, making it one of the longest running and most distinguished circus troupes in China. During the 1980s, the company developed a new style of acrobatic expertise that influenced the pioneers of Cirque du Soleil. The award-winning troupe bring their exciting new show to the Grand Theatre stage as part of their first ever U.S. and Canadian coast-to-coast tour.
The Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of 1st Battallion The Black Watch and The Band of the Scots Guards February 5, 2013
Pick Four or More price:$44.00/$22.50
Formed in the 1700s, The Black Watch is an historic regiment that still serves as a fully operational Battalion in the modern British Army. These triumphant soldiers, resplendent in traditional Highland gear, have toured extensively bringing their pomp and majesty across the globe and in some of the most spectacular extravaganzas staged in Great Britain. The regimental splendor, pageantry and history come alive through bagpipes, drums, highland dance and military marches. Three centuries in the making, The Pipes and Drums of the Black Watch and the Band of the Scots Guards are ready to make their Kingston debut.
ScrapArtsMusic March 4, 2013
Pick Four or More price: $35.00/$17.50
ScrapArtsMusic stars five extraordinary drummers who excite the senses with intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and the hottest, most creative reuse of materials on stage today. Using 145 invented instruments, all hand-crafted by leader and composer Gregory Kozak, ScrapArtsMusic’s performances have been enthusiastically embraced by audiences the world over.
Discovered while busking in Vancouver, and then invited to perform at an NBA half-time show, ScrapArtsMusic has travelled the world over and were part of the closing ceremonies at the 2010 Olympic Games.
"Sexy, ultra physical." -- THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Bowfire March 22, 2013
Pick Four fo More price: $44.00/$22.00
The top virtuoso violinists and fiddlers of North America are returning to The Grand Theatre for one electrifying performance – and Kingston has been waiting with bated breath for them to return since their triumphant show in 2008. An ensemble of world-renowned musicians takes audiences on a journey that moves seamlessly from jazz to classical to bluegrass to Celtic to rock to World music, in this completely new production. The unique combination of master musicians, choreography and vocals is complemented by stunning costumes and set design.
"BOWFIRE demonstrates what the violin and fiddle can do in the hands of masters… awesome!" - The Record