Whats on @ Hootananny Brixton

Sunday 29 May 2016

TTI ORTHODOX SHOWCASE + JUNIOR BENJIMAN + TASHI MELCHZIDEK + RUTH BROWN + CECIL REUBEN +++

Cecil Reuben presents a bank holiday Reggae Twelve Tribes of Israel Orthodox showcase, JUNIOR BENJIMAN + TASHI MELCHZIDEK + RUTH BROWN + CECIL REUBEN +++

Wednesday 01 June 2016

LIVE BAND KARAOKE

Hootananny’s popular live band karaoke every first Wednesday of the month. Come and sing your favourite rock or pop hit from our selection with Cornucopia…

Thursday 02 June 2016

GREGORY FABULOUS ALBUM LAUNCH

An accomplished reggae singer, songwriter and music producer, Gregory Fabulous releases his new album at Hootananny.

Friday 03 June 2016

MEOW MEOWS + MANGO RESCUE TEAM + NATALIE WOULDN’T + ELIZA DELITE + DJ ANDY H

Superhoot presents MEOW MEOWS, fast paced, ska, punk soul extravaganza + MANGO RESCUE TEAM, they leap from Calypso to Funk, from 60s Rock to Merengue with flourishes of Flamenco, Psychedelia, Samba and Central African rumba + NATALIE WOULDN'T, play Reggae rock ska deep grooving bass + ANDY H, combines turntablism with good old skool party rocking.

Saturday 04 June 2016

LA TROCAMBA MATANUSCA + THE SEVERED LIMB + DAVID X + DJ HARIS PILTON

Movimientos & Balkan Roast presents the Goulash Disko London Launch featuring TROCAMBA MATANUSCA (fiery brass and volcanic percussion) + THE SEVERED LIMB (rock'n'roll punk & exotica) + DAVID X (one man beatboxing band) + DJ HARIS PILTON.

Sunday 05 June 2016

PENYA

Movimientos presents PENYA. Fronted by Colombian singer/songwriter Angelica Lopez, Penya is a clash of dance music, rock and electronica.

Monday 06 June 2016

BRIXTON BOOK JAM

Quarterly FREE literary event the BRIXTON BOOK JAM is back! An unpredictable, intelligent and FREE event for people who are passionate about books and the…

Tuesday 07 June 2016

UNITY IS STRENGTH PART 3: TRIBUTE TO YVONNE SWABY-RILEY

Cecil Reuben presents a tribute to the dearly departed YVONNE SWABY-RILEY in the form of a 25 singers performing onstage together. Hosted by Allison Mason…

Wednesday 08 June 2016

XYLAROO + ROKHSAN + JARZ INO

Songwriters and Wordsmiths are extremely excited to welcome XYLAROO sisters, Coco and Holly Chant with a songwriting style that fuses their Papua New Guinea roots…

Thursday 09 June 2016

BARRY DREAD + J LOVE + PRINCESS LYN

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special featuring BARRY DREAD, exceptional bassist/singer who's played with many of the reggae greats, appearing with his own live band + support from J. LOVE and PRINCESS LYN backed by JAH BUNNY ALLSTARS.

Friday 10 June 2016

Top Cats + Malphino + DJ Natty Bo + ELSIE DIAMOND + DJ Chris Tofu

Superhoot presents TOP CATS, the UK kings of Ska and Rocksteady. London Ska legends featuring knockout brass section, rocksteady vocals and knee shaking, skanked-up rhythms….

Saturday 11 June 2016

THE FONTANAS + INUETTE + TOYFACE + DJ EMILY DUST

Superhoot presents THE FONTANAS Latin funk & ska specialists + INUETTE noisy electro/post-rock + TOYFACE ethereal jazz and catchy pop hooks + DJ EMILY DUST spinning tropical bass, house, electronica, grime & more.

Sunday 12 June 2016

BALKUMBIA

Rootmaster presents BALKUMBIA, a brilliant fusion of Balkan melodies and Latin rhythms. Balkumbia have already created a buzz in their hometown of Barcelona and will be sure to make an impact on London when they land at Hootananny.

Tuesday 14 June 2016

REVIVAL + SKA WITH OLAS BOSS AND CECIL REUBEN

Cecil Reuben presents OLAS BOSS ska revival night, first Tuesday of the month, Reggae, Rocksteady and Ska with JAHREVELATIONMUZIK

Wednesday 15 June 2016

FLOOR RIPPERS ELEMENT JAM

The Floor Rippers’s Element Jam supported by Universal Zulu Nation -Monthly- is to show case a glimpse into the Hip Hop culture with Music, Dance…

Thursday 16 June 2016

MEN WITH VOICES

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special MEN WITH VOICES featuring the talents of KAREEM SHABAZZ, JAYJAYBORN2SING, GRANTIE ASHER, CLAUDE DARROUX, JOSHUA KESLER, JUNIOR…

Friday 17 June 2016

GAPPY RANKS + ROYAL SOUNDS + VITA VENTURA + JIM TWO-EYES AND BUBZ

GAPPY RANKS, the Harlesden singer dj with his vintage rocksteady and reggae rhythms, and his smash hit ‘Heaven in Her Eyes’, number 1 in the UK charts for 13 consecutive weeks + ROYAL SOUNDS, authentic roots reggae + VITA VENTURA + JIM TWO-EYES & BUBZ, playing carnival vibes with a summer party selection

Saturday 18 June 2016

THE RINTINS + RUMPSTEPPERS + DEGURUTIENTI + MISS CHERRY ON FIRE + DJS SACHA DIEU + MS MANRAY

Stranger than Paradise presents THE RINTINS, dark folk tales boogie woogie jazz ! + RUMPSTEPPERS, a live energetic visually exhilarating live dj outfit killing the electro swing circuit + DEGURUTIENI, a collision of soulful raspy vocals, junk roots, horns, and industrial rhythms + MISS CHERRY ON FIRE, burlesque, ravishing red head + DJ SACHA DIEU & MS MANRAY, gypsy swing global beats and rock and roll

Sunday 19 June 2016

HOGCALLIN

Rootmaster presents HOGCALLIN, a seven piece band (brass, saxophones, vocals, double bass & drums) dedicated to the music of Charles Mingus. Hogcallin' recreates the spirit of Mingus within the context of free improvisation and explorative arrangements of his tunes. An absolute must watch for any fans of authentic, genre defining jazz.

Wednesday 22 June 2016

THE ASTRO JETS + RALEIGH RYE

Stax Dempsey presents a night of American blues and rock n roll, featuring THE ASTRO JETS are a rocking blues outfit playing a selection of…

Thursday 23 June 2016

JAH WARRIORS

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with Ipswich based reggae band JAH WARRIORS.

Friday 24 June 2016

MAVERICK SABRE + MIC RIGHTEOUS + MC SOLOMON BAND + THE BUSY TWIST + AMY TRUE + JOHNNY VOLTIK + THE BUSY TWIST + DJ CARPETFACE

Legendary line up for Calais refugee fundraiser. MAVERICK SABRE, one to watch with gritty soulful voice + MIC RIGHTEOUS, punchy and poignant rap + AMY TRUE, energetic, soulful, jazz laced + lots more

Saturday 25 June 2016

BLAK TWANG + KOKOROKO + SOULS CAPTIVE FT NANCI CORREIA + DJ SNUFF & MC HONEY BROWN

Merciless present the highly acclaimed heavyweight hip hop artist BLAK TWANG with a headline high energy performance steeped in sound system beats and bass + hotly tipped afro-beat collective KOKOROKO + 7 piece reggae soul jazz and urban fusions from SOULS CAPTIVE ft NANCI CORREIA + local heroes DJ SNUFF, hip hop dancehall afrobeats jungle and wayward bass.

Sunday 26 June 2016

KOROLEKO

Rootmaster presents KOROLEKO - six musicians playing Kora, Flute, Ngoni, Balafon, Djembe and vocals - bringing authentic African sounds to Hootananny, with energetic material strongly inspired by traditional West African music.

Wednesday 29 June 2016

SPAGHETTI NIGHT PRESENTS: EMPATEE DU WEISS

SPAGHETTI NIGHT presents: EMPATEE DU WEISS ... a unique 7 piece band whose rhythms and brass sections blend the impetuousness of ska, the refinement of jazz, the chaotic sound of Balkan music and the peace of reggae. Their performance will hypnotise you with these captivating melodies and get you dancing all night long!

Thursday 30 June 2016

RAS CHARMER + RAS CHANTER

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special featuring RAS CHARMER, a reggae artist who's made his mark in Europe after years of being based in Switzerland + RAS CHANTER returning to Hootananny.

Saturday 02 July 2016

BADGER BADGER BAND + DAS BRASS + BADJA SAMBA + LOOSE CANNONS

BADGER BADGER BAND, 9 Piece Death Disco Mash Up + DAS BRASS, 8 Piece Party Brass Explosion + LOOSE CANNONS, “Finest party djs this side of Mars!” Rob Da Bank + BADJA SAMBA, opening with Fat Festival Samba Drums

Friday 15 July 2016

THE BAGHDADDIES + A PONY NAMED OLGA + THE FILTHY SPECTACULA + RUBY DESHABILLE + DJ’S SACHA DIEU & MS MANRAY

Stranger than Paradise presents THE BAGHDADDIES, exhilarating cocktail of Balkan melodies, ska and latin grooves and sizzling brass played with furious energy and theatrical humour + A PONY NAMED OLGA, with elements of dirty rock'n'roll, cowpunk, polka and dark humor you wont know weather to laugh or die + THE FILTHY SPECTACULA, a creepy twisted gypsy, ska, punk, dark cabaret extravaganza + RUBY DESHABILLE, Burlesque + DJ's SACHA DIEU and MS MANRAY, play Electro Swing, Gypsy Folk, Global Beats and Rock and Roll