First of all, are you ready for the most epic Groove festival? I surely hope so!
After having played groove music in a good few cultural bars in Toulouse, the Groove Festival Box 2 #FeelingGrooveFestival invites the whole family and thinks big!
1. The location
Besides, the Groove Festival is organised at La Cartoucherie market building and exhibition hall, a now well-known third place by Toulousians.
2. THE PROGRAMME
Then, you can find the following entertainment activities during the weekend of 22nd and 23rd june 2019 for only 5 Euros:
- Roller disco (3 € for rollerskates rental)
- 100% women hip-hop dance battles
- Graffitis, Street art and painting exhibitions
- Live painting
- Live music.
3. STREET ARTS EXHIBITION WALLS
Additionally, for the occasion, exhibition walls Bullet Factory from ExpoCity by Cisart are visible all day long for free! This is one of the last occasions to admire the graff collective exhibition from 40 artists. They are present since November 2018 on more than 1000 squaremeters walls in the Cartoucherie exhibition hall.
4. PHOTO EXHIBITION
Furthermore, there is also a photo exhibition unrelated to the festival called ‘Ce que je suis‘. It is also a collaborative project presented by inhabitants from Brax, Cugnaux, L’Union et Launaguet (towns surrounding Toulouse).
It is a reflection on our self-image/persona and how we would like to be seen by others. The project offers us two outlooks of the same person.
However, please note that I have only attended some of the Saturday sessions. So, let me go through that day programme and events I attended :
2pm : Roller Disco opening with ASTR Rollerdance Toulouse, Ekyoz, Ortz
2pm: Opening of arts exhibitions (not on walls) from Marion Neira-Faro, Massa Anthropo-Anima and sculptures workshops from the arts schools Le Maillet d’ébène and L’ABCS Sculpture.
3pm : Live music from WAB and the Funky Machine for the roller disco
4pm: Open Mic opening with Lapin Passion and the beatboxers from the beatboxing battle
6pm: Battle opening with Dax Santos MC
7.30pm: Rap and Beat Box Interlude with Dax Santos and Paolo.
5. PRACTICAL INFORMATION AND DIRECTIONS
Finally, within the scope of the eco-neighbourhood, car parking on the public highways is voluntarily restricted. But , an Indigo parking is located 200 meters from the exhibition hall.
In this respect, we strongly encourage you to come with Tisséo public transports, or your bike, scooter or skate to join us!
Tram Lines T1 & T2 – Arrêt Casselardit Stop
Bus Lines 45 and Linéo 2 – Casselardit Stop.
Pedestrian and bike access : avenue de Grande Bretagne, then Casselardit tram stop, then go to towards the Charpark alley and Thomas Dupuy street in direction to the market building. Access to Thomas Dupuy street (parking at 200m).