For a fourth year in a row, northern New England’s largest gathering of Kate Bush fans descend upon New Hampshire’s smallest city. This Saturday High St. in Downtown Somersworth is transforming into the enchanted forests of the cult-classic music video, Wuthering Heights, by 80s British sensation Kate Bush. In commemoration of ‘Kate Bush Day,’ communities around the world will gather Saturday, July 13th, adorned in red dresses and black scarves and perform her bewitching dance as seen in her now iconic music video.
Choreographed by Seacoast dance director, Sarah Duclos of Neoteric Dance Collaborative, the event is free and open to all who want to participate – or spectate. Participants of all kinds are encouraged and skill levels to dress up and arrive prior to 10am for quick dance instructions. The full performance will begin outside of Teatotaller at 11am. Interested participants can reach out to Teatotaller at: [email protected] for more questions.
Last year’s event drew participants from Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Owner (and participant dancer) Emmett Soldati says of the event “It’s a lot of fun. Most of our staff are hardcore Kate Bushfans and this is an extra way to celebrate her creativity and eccentricity.” Videos from previous year performances have garnered almost two thousand views.
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2314287468594855/
2017 performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGJWTMqMC4o
2016 performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxZOfigwkBk
Kate Bush’s original dance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk-4lXLM34g
The event is free and Teatotaller will be playing Ms. Bush’s greatest hits all day in the café.
Saturday, July 13th
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