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Ruaille Buaille Lucan Children’s Music Festival • 8 June – 11 June 2016

World Music @ Ruaille Buaille
with Indigenous People (Ghana)
and Brian Fleming (Ireland)

Indigenous People is a charity that specialises in tour and project management for traditional world music and dance groups and in particular educational performances and workshops for schools.


Ruaille Buaille 2017 presents

Kakatsitsi, Master Drummers from Ghana

The Kakatsitsi Master Drummers are a group of traditional drummers, dancers and singers from the Ga tribe of Southern Ghana. Their music takes from their own Ga traditon and other West African cultures, sometimes rearranging them in a more modern and accessable way. Kakatsitsi have been delivering schools performances and workshops across the the United Kingdom for many years and have performed at The Big Bang Festival in Temple Bar. The drummers offer a range of educational activities:

  • Narrated and participatory educational performances
  • Workshops in : Drumming, Dancing, Singing / Light Percussion
  • A ‘bringing it all together’ performance by the children at the end


Brian Fleming BA, Hdip, MA is a percussionist, producer and theatre maker. He has recorded on over 30 albums and is equally valued as artist, teacher and producer. Brian will work alongside the Indigenous People in schools.

Thursday 8th June and Friday 9th June


9.30am Percussion Workshop (for 1 class) followed by Indigenous People performance with participation from workshop class

11.00am - 12 noon Indigenous People performance, with participation from workshop class of earlier (up to 150 students can attend this performance)


1.10pm Indigenous People school performance (up to 150 students)

Costs available on application.

Students taking part in the workshop/performance will also be invited to perform alongside Indigenous People in the Ruaille Buaille Big Tent on Saturday 10th in Griffeen Park.