Performer RupLoops posing with his instruments

What better way to kick off the weekend than with a dance party!


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Add to Calendar 20220527 183000 20220527 200000 America/Vancouver Light the SPARK! All Ages Dance Party What better way to kick off the weekend than with a dance party! Lobby at Surrey Arts Centre

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Lobby at Surrey Arts Centre

Tickets & Pricing

$25. Four pack pricing available.

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Always dreamed of showing your kids what a cool groover and mover you are? Here's your chance! We're kicking off an incredible weekend of SPARK Stages fun with a family dance party! Featuring RupLoops dropping cool beats, expect to bop your socks off as Rup utilizes his musical wizardry! With special guest appearances by Charlotte Diamond, Fred Penner and Rick Scott, this event will is certain to light everybody's dance spark...and yes, glow sticks will be provided!

 

About RupLoops

Rup Sidhu aka RupLoops (roop-loops) is a performer, producer, and composer of many genres, drawing from folk and classical forms from around the globe. His musical expressions range from groove oriented hip-hop beats to contemporary fusions of classical ragas, scores for the National Film Board of Canada and remixes of vintage Bollywood tunes, to original compositions for dance and theatre productions. He is a gifted educator and community arts facilitator teaching percussion and hip-hop for the past 17 years at the Sarah McLachlan School of Music and musical programs in universities, public schools, youth prisons, and communities throughout Canada, USA, UK, and India. Rup has produced fourteen albums with emerging artists, including Shane Koyzan’s debut release American Pie. Current collaborative projects include Aluma Sound, Jhalaak and Ruby Singh and the Future Ancestors. Rup has shared stages with Fred Penner, Raffi, DubFX, Tanya Tagaq, Shane Koyzan, Delhi2Dublin and Michael Franti to name a few. Performance highlights include the Jaipur Literature Festival (Jaipur, India), Fusion Festival (Berlin, Germany), Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Oregon Country Fair (Eugene, USA), Calgary International Folk Festival, The Aga Khan Museum (Toronto, Canada), World Body Percussion Festival (Toronto, Canada), Globalqurque (New Mexico, USA), Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Indian Summer Festival (Vancouver, Canada), Mehndi, Masala, Musti (Toronto, Canada), Stern Grove Festival (San Francisco, USA), Shambhala Music Festival (Canada),