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Katumba Bloco Drumming

Katumba* is Liverpool’s renowned drumming and movement groups with over 80 drummers-and counting.

Katumba Bloco Drumming

Katumba champions diversity and multiculturalism through their louder-than-loud music, movement and visuals.

Liverpool’s renowned drumming and movement groups with over 80 drummers-and counting. Katumba champions diversity and multiculturalism through our louder-than-loud music, movement and visuals.

After recently returning from performing it the world-famous Brazilian carnival, you can catch Katumba’s performances at the Mersey  River Festival: Katumba Bloco, our community wall of sound and drummers and our brand new Katumba Drums n’ Brass, blending Brazilian and Caribbean sounds, complemented with Hip Hop, Big Beat and heaps of funk.

Founded by Musical Director Ritchie Tunstall (formerly of Batala Liverpool), and Brazilian Movement Director Juliana Landim, Katumba artfully fuses traditional Brazilian rhythms and modern beats, and high impact choreography all around.

Performance times:

  • Saturday 24 June: 4.30pm – 5.00pm
  • Sunday 25 June: 1.00pm – 1.30pm

See what’s in store on this preview video below:


Event Date: Saturday 24th June – Sunday 25th June 2017

53.4019103,-2.9906892999999855

Location: Salthouse Quay, albert dock

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Contact Details

Culture Liverpool, Tel: 0151 233 2008


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