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Dance for Refuge add acts, confirm workshops and prints

Nite Fleit and Gwenan have joined the London line-up for Dance for Refuge on National Women’s Day (Friday, March 8th), while free production workshops with Native Instruments are now open for registration.

The London party at FOLD will now Nite Fleit, Gwenan, Danielle and Liv Ayers joined by a special guest. In Manchester, the bill includes Kiara Scuro, Solid Blake, Imogen and B.LO.O.M DJs at The White Hotel. Listen to Liv Ayer’s latest mix for Coastal Haze at SoundCloud below:

Native Instruments will host production workshops along with Dance For Refuge to give exposure to young women who are getting into production. The workshops will be hosted by product specialist, Anna Disclaim, an accomplished producer, sound engineer and artist.

The session, broadly cover ‘Sketching Ideas in Maschine’ and will cover the creation of short drum loops and patterns, introductions to melodic ideas, using software interfaces and a general overview of the MASCHINE interface. These will be introductory beginner level, so perfect for those looking to get to grips with the basics of production.

The sessions will be hosted on Friday, March 1st in Manchester at School of Electronic Music and on Friday, March 8th in London at SSR Camden. Sign up here.

Dance for Refuge have teamed up with women designers to create four custom prints around International Women’s Day, with all proceeds heading to Women for Refugee Women. The designs by Lizy Bending, Emily Eavis, Sofia Lucarelli and Caterina Bianchini are inspired by invaluable work that Women for Refugee Women do. You can check out the designs here.

Dance For Refuge started in 2015 when the refugee crisis was desperate in Calais, a team of party people doing what they do best and raising money by putting on parties. Tune into NTS Radio from 6pm to 7pm on International Women’s Day to hear the Dance For Refuge and Women For Refugee Women discussing the project, and the work they do.

For London tickets go here; for Manchester tickets go here. For information about Dance for Refuge, visit their Facebook page.

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