How it went
The event was a combination of celebrating Wild Earth's 3-year youth music programme, Nature Beats. The young people took initiative in organising and setting up the event. The morning was in the form of music workshops for focused on audience participation and involvement. The afternoon was a series of performances to raise funds through Give a Gig.
Luke Weaver - Media Mania
Luke facilitated a music jam to open the Nature Beats event.
Luke's Music Jam
Anabell Febles Gutierrez - Samba Workshop
Devon’s beautiful and soulful voice, accompanied with her emotional and raw writing, gives her music an edge that transcends anything currently heard in today’s charts. Devon’s music is inspired by her own emotional journey and will resonate with anyone who has experienced the joys and pains of love. Best UK Newcomer B&G Country Music Awards 2017
Alvaro has over 30 years of musical experience in teaching, performing and facilitating workshops in Afro-Perivian music.
Rob - Jembe workshop
Wild Earth is a not-for-profit social enterprise based in Coventry. We are passionate about connecting people with nature through music and creative arts. Nature Beats is a 3-year youth music programme working with 16-25 year old young people. We have produced 30 music tracks, worked with over 250 young people over the course of the three years.
Wild Earth - Nature Beats
This video gives you a glimpse of the ethos of Nature Beats.
Koco Community Resource Centre
Koco Community Resource Centre (Founded in 1982) exists to improve the well-being of people through the provision of affordable spaces to not-for-profit organisations which provide support, education or training; delivering direct support services to those experiencing diminished health or financial hardship, and promoting the development of creative activities to minimise the distress caused by social isolation.
Wild Earth - Koco Community Resource Centre
The Arches Spon End Coventry CV1 3JQ