When you talk about FUNK, we all think of James Brown, the Godfather of FUNK, however watch out as a new group are in town trying to claim that Funk throne! Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre Company have just announced details of their new nationwide tour, entitled “FUNK”, which critics are already saying might have James Brown bowing at the high alter of Funk looking for an encore!
The new FUNK show is a vibrant interactive dance performance from the award winning Enniskillen based Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre. Promising to brighten up the Irish summer with a comprehensive tour across 8 venues this August, this highly anticipated tour will be going to all four corners of Northern Ireland with its wonderful interpretation of FUNK in the 21st century. On the menu will be 6 international dancers, 1 wicked DJ, fabulous quirky venue’s and loads of FUNK! Talking about the forthcoming tour, which is already in intensive rehearsals, Dylan Quinn, founder and performer with the Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre stated “This unique performance from a cast of superb international dancers will present the audience with a truly captivating night of the very best in FUNK dance, blended with wonderful venues and a enthralling soundtrack, which we promise will flow through all your senses.”
What will it be like to attend? “Not only will you enjoy a fantastic performance from our FUNK dance group, but you also get to hear some of the greatest music tracks ever produced in the name of FUNK! Dress up, sit back, dance and move to the sounds of James Brown, George Clinton and others, watching the room fill with a wonderful Funk vibe. Each night will be different and have a certain FUNK vibe feeding off the audience reaction. We intend to transport you during the show to one of the funkiest places in the world and make it a night to remember!”
“If they want to join in after the show, the floor will be free to everyone as the DJ plays on! We can truly say this will be a night like no other and we welcome group bookings to come along to enjoy one of the world’s most addictive forms of music and dance” concluded Dylan Quinn. Tickets, which are priced at only £6/£4(con), can purchased online at www.dylanquinndance.org/ or via the ticket hotline on 028 66328686. For group tickets please contact the ticket hotline for FREE ticket discount information. Tour location will include Portadown, Newry, Antrim, Belfast, Dungannon, Enniskillen Armagh, Derry~Londonderry and Newcastle. For further information concerning times and dates please visit http://www.dylanquinndance.org/news/. Funk and its tour of Northern Ireland has been made possible with support from the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.