BT River of Music: London, July 21 & 22, 2012
Jazz Network | Festivals & Clubs news | 2012-07-19
Join us on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 July for a once-in a lifetime weekend festival of music welcoming you to London the weekend before the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
A spectacular global summit of rhythm and song, the two-day free event will act as a curtain-raiser for the sporting celebrations to follow and will feature artists representing all Olympic and Paralympic nations, from the largest nations to the tiniest ocean island speck.
Arguably the most ambitious musical event ever staged in the capital, BT River of Music will present the city's residents and visitors with a unique opportunity to sample a kaleidoscope of the world's most vibrant contemporary music.
Established, award-winning and emerging artists from every part of the globe will be performing on stages at six iconic sites along the length of the River Thames each hosting music from a different continent. Flowing down the river from West to East the sites are:
Asia Stage – Battersea Park
More info on www.btriverofmusic.com