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An after hours party for performers and public alike! Carnival DJs, festival bands and cocktails a-plenty - featuring live music from VelotroniX - an unstoppable rhythm-machine from Brussels, whose hypnotic Moroccan-inspired rhythms are brought to life by handmade kalimbas and electronic effects.
Come and join the celebrations at the Encontro Festival's official after party!
Now in its second year, The Encontro Street Band Festival is a spectacular weekend-long celebration of street band music! Bringing 25 UK and international bands to the streets of Glasgow, the festival boasts a packed programme – including 2 days of captivating pop up outdoor performances in and around the Merchant City.
Featuring all flavours of street drumming, carnival brass, marching band, New Orleans jazz, Afro-Brazilian percussion, straight up samba and more – plus extravagant costumes, awesome dancers, artistic collaborations and massed youth bands – the festival brings the spirit of hot dusty streets at carnival time right into the heart of Glasgow!
Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QD