Espirito Brum is the UK edition of Espirito Mundo, a cross-cultural celebration bringing together musicians from Brazil and Birmingham in a three day festival that forms the first stage of an ongoing global exchange.
The festival will be held across Digbeth in a variety of venues including The Edge, PST, The Spotted Dog and Green Street from Wednesday 14th until Sunday 18th September 2011.
Line-upThe roster of Brazilian artists who will take part in Espirito Brum represent a wide cross section of contemporary and traditional disciplines from across Brazil, ranging from Afrobrazilian hip hop and reggae to classical guitar, samba rock, contemporary folk music from Maranhão and experimental percussion from Paraíba.
During Espirito Brum, creative collaborations between visiting and local artists will be in the form of concerts, workshops, recordings and interventions.
Visual artists specialising in graffiti and illustration will also feature, sharing their distinctive interpretations of Brazilian culture.
From Brazil: Babilak Bah, Jota III and Academicos da Rua, Flavia Bittencourt, Wanderson Lopez, Tabacarana, Gilberto Mauro, Renato Pontello, Rodrigo Britto.
From Birmingham: Paul Murphy (The Destroyers), Little Sister, 360, Munchbreak, Aries (Lionfire Crew), Boogie Dave (Drop Beats Not Bombs), Escalado, Mad Max (Whomanity Sound), Helix the Space Cat.
TicketsTickets are priced at £20 for the weekend. To buy tickets, click here.
Espirito Mundo have already collaborated with other European cities in France, Spain and Austria and are now making Birmingham their first and only partner in the UK.
AccommodationThis event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.
More information will be here when available.
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