BIG BIG BIG SING – GLASGOW

BIG BIG BIG SING – GLASGOW BIG BIG BIG SING – GLASGOW

Join Big Big Sing for a party on Glasgow Green, it's our biggest sing yet! Part of Festival 2014.

27th July 2014

All day! 8.00am - 9.00pm

Glasgow Green Live Zone

Glasgow Green Live Zone will come alive with the sound of music and fun for all with Big Big BIG Sing on 27 July, from 8am – 9pm, as part of Festival 2014.

And you’re invited! Come along, bring your friends and family, make some noise, have a laugh and a dance – it’ll put a big big BIG smile on your face!

Check out what’s taking place and where on our handy map. Here’s what’s happening on the day:

8am – 11am: Musicals’ Marathon at The Playhouse
Drop in and sing along to favourite hits from the musicals.

9am – 3.30pm: Pied Piper at The Wee Den
Big Big Sing’s Pied Piper will enchant the kids with songs and rhymes.

11.30am – 3.15pm: Come and Try Sessions at the The Playhouse
45 minute sessions to try out different styles of singing…

11.30am – 12.15pm: Indian Singing with Ranjana Ghatak
12.30 – 1.15pm: Beat Boxing with Bellatrix
1.30 – 2.15pm: Gaelic Singing with Joy Dunlop
2.30 – 3.15pm: Commonwealth Songs with Anna Flannagan

10am – 3.00pm: Come and Try Family Sessions at The Wee Den
Join us for a special family friendly workshop…

10am – 10.45am: Gaelic Singing with Joy Dunlop
11am – 11.45am: Beat Boxing with Jason Singh
12noon – 12.45pm: Commonwealth Songs with Anna Flannagan
1pm – 1.45pm: Indian Singing with Ranjana Ghatak
2pm – 2.30pm: Jump, Run, Swim with Christopher Barr

All day: Watch out for great choirs performing on Song Stages across Glasgow Green, and enjoy sensational roving performers – Valkyries, a barbershop quartet, doo wop group and… a singing horse??

3.30pm – 6.30pm: Big Big BIG Sing at the Main Stage
At 3:30pm, the party really gets going: be part of Scotland’s biggest pop-up choir in a singing celebration of the 2014 Games starring YOU and a few thousand new friends. Big Big Sing’s exuberant team of choirleaders, led by Stephen Deazley and Eugene Skeef, will have everyone singing Commonwealth style, reprising some songs from Big Big Sing Days, as well as: irresistible pop hits, soul and reggae classics and well-loved favourites.

They’ll be joined on stage by the brilliant Soul Nation Choir, internationally renowned beatboxers Jason Singh and Bellatrix and the mighty Big Big Sing Band. There will also be performances of the winning entries from the Big Big Sing’s schools’ songwriting competition: Jump, Swim, Run by Loch Primary School and Life’s a Game by Shannon McLean, Evelyn Martin and Lucy Howie from Balfron High School.

4pm – 6pm: Vintage Tea Song and Dance in The Playhouse
For those who like to tap their toes, sway and sing come and  join Stephen Duffy and the Band.

7pm – 9.30pm: DJ Denny Love in The Playhouse
Veritable legend of the swing dance community, DJ Denny Love provides the soundtrack for an evening of dancing.

7pm – 9.30pm: Singin’ in the Rain at the Main Stage
Watch this much loved cinema classic and join in favourite songs, including Good Morning, Make ‘Em Laugh and, of course Singin’ in the Rain.


Please note: All timings are subject to change, should sports event times change or be delayed.

Glasgow Green Live Zone is host to a huge free festival from 24 July – 3 August, unlike anything the city has seen before. The main stage will feature the best music from Scotland and the Commonwealth, from rock and pop to jazz, classical, hip hop and traditional.

Elsewhere, the park will be buzzing with fun family activities – including creative workshops, sporting challenges and hands-on science experiments. There will be stand-up comedy both for kids and grown ups, dance, puppets, theatre, delicious food and local craft beers. Plus the Green will have one of the biggest screens in the city, so you can come and cheer on your favourite athletes with thousands of other fans.

No experience required to party  – just come along, join in and sing up!

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