Thursday, April 02, 2009

Tucson: Batucaxe Community Group - This Saturday: three performances in one day!


Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 8:56 PM
Subject: Batucaxe News - This Saturday: three performances in one day!


Hello everyone, and happy April!


The Batucaxe Community Group will perform twice this Saturday, April 4, so you have a choice of two FREE events. Even better, both events are outdoors, so you can enjoy Tucson's beautiful spring weather AND Batucaxe's awesome beat - it just doesn't get better than that!



Earth Day 2009 

When: Sat, April 4, 10:00 â€" 11:30 a.m.

Where: Reid Park - North of bandshell (map)

Description: Parade at 10. Stage performance 10:30 - 11:30 am


Southern Arizona Language Fair

When Sat, April 4, 1:00 â€" 1:30 p.m.

Where: University of Arizona campus outside, next to Modern Languages Bldg. (east of the Student Union) (map)

Description: Arts & crafts, food vendors and entertainment, representing a variety of cultures.


How much would you pay for all this? But WAIT! There's a THIRD gig on April 4!

Tucson Kitchen Musicians Association Spring Fundraiser

The Batucaxe Performance Group is playing for this benefit.

When: Sat, April 4, 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Where: Old Town Artisans, 201 Court Avenue

Description: Bands will be playing all day, starting at 11 a.m. The admission fee is $10. For a full lineup of Old Town's weekend, go to 



Batucaxe© is a non-profit drum and dance ensemble and school in Tucson, Arizona. Inspired by the music of Brazil, Batucaxe© (pronounced bah-too-cah-SHEH) features the music of many traditions, from Brazil and all over the world. Our goal is to inspire creativity, openness, community solidarity and collective joy, through lessons and classes, outreach programs and high-energy performances.

Batucaxe© Drum school/rehearsal is held on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Dance classes are held Sundays from 5-6:15 p.m. with live Drumming!

Both are held at The Rhythm Industry Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.


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