thu28jul20:0023:00FeaturedMartin Grubinger & Percussive PlanetThe master of the high-speed chase accompanied by top percussionists and wind musicians20:00 - 23:00
(Thursday) 20:00 - 23:00
Doors open: 19:00 hours Start: 20:00 hours End: 23:00 hours Master percussionist Martin Grubinger and his band Percussive Planet put on an amazing show during this evening in the Roda Hall.
Doors open: 19:00 hours
Start: 20:00 hours
End: 23:00 hours
Master percussionist Martin Grubinger and his band Percussive Planet put on an amazing show during this evening in the Roda Hall. It will be a colorful mixture of styles, instruments and especially a lot of drums. The world-famous Austrian will show us what is possible with a pair of drumsticks between your fingers. And it is much more than you think. Grubinger belongs to the outer category: he is considered one of the best percussionists in the world and enjoys international fame. He is a drummer who makes use of a wide range of musical styles. His playing is both inspiring and lightning fast. The New York Times called him ‘the master of the high-speed chase’.
His Percussive Planet Ensemble, with which he will be performing at WMC, consists of several percussionists and a top wind section. The band previously had success during the break of the Eurovision Song Contest. The repertoire during this concert is very broad: from contemporary percussion music and marching, to world percussion and pop music.
Watch Martin Grubinger’s performance at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest here.
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