Whats on @ Hootananny Brixton

Wednesday 27 September 2017

WU-LU and friends

Merciful music present a new night at Hootananny for the last Wednesday of the month WU-LU Beatsmith and virtuoso musician takes us on a musical…

Thursday 28 September 2017

RAS ZACHARRI

CECIL REUBEN presents a Roots Rock Reggae Special with live from Jamaica RAS ZACHARRI, one of the most vibrant, upcoming new reggae artistes straight out of Jamaica. Born in Border, St. Andrews he currently resides in St. Ann’s J.A.

Friday 29 September 2017

TANTZ + THE NOMINEES + GOLDAKA + DJ KOBAYASHI

Woodburner presents TANTZ who deliver a failsafe fusion of virtuoso instrumentalism, smart-alec arrangements and all manner of pulse-grabbing grooves that turn on a sixpence and keep you on your toes. THE NOMINEES are a London based stripped-down raw funk outfit. Focusing on tight, neck snapping grooves and infectiously catchy and joyous melodies...

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
Tom Wrigglesworth, 'magical storytelling..a rare talent..hysterical & accomplished': TimeOut and funny man Erich McElroy as MC and opening the night

Saturday 30 September 2017

SOLKO + SAMSARA COLLECTIVE + LITTLE NUMBER + WORM DISCO CLUB

Wormfood presents the welcome return of SOLKO, winning over the hearts and wearing out the shoes of people everywhere with their unique brand of dub rock. Support from Brighton-based SAMSARA COLLECTIVE with a fresh and hook-laden take on the roots tradition. Plus original blues infused funk rock and reggae from LITTLE NUMBER, rhythmically influenced by Africa with shades of Velvet Underground. Bristol's WORM DISCO CLUB on the ones and twos, dedicated to scouring the the globe for the primest cuts of outernational vinyl magic.

Sunday 01 October 2017

KOKO KANYINDA AND CONGO ALL STARS

Rootmaster presents KOKO KANYINDA! Legendary Congolese musician Koko Kanyinda - a founding member of Les Mangelepa, and longtime member of Orchestra Virunga, bring their sunshine blend of Congolese soukous and African rumba to Hootananny.

Monday 02 October 2017

BRIXTON BOOKJAM

Brixton BookJam, the unpredictable, irrepressible FREE literary event returns to Hootananny with an eclectic mix of writers including: Nick Harkaway, Rosie Wilby, Alex Cristofi, Barry…

Tuesday 03 October 2017

SKA REVIVAL WITH OLAS BOSS

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

Wednesday 04 October 2017

LIVE BAND KARAOKE

Hootananny's popular live band karaoke invites you to the stage to sing your favourite rock or pop hit from our selection with Cornucopia full live band behind you. Richard Swan band leader supports you to belt out your classic whether you are a pro or a first timer.

Thursday 05 October 2017

RAMON JUDAH + TASHA LOVE

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with RAMON JUDAH, host and singer to the now legendary Dub Club and has sung on many…

Friday 06 October 2017

CHILDREN OF ZEUS + SKINNY PELEMBE + WHERE PATHWAYS MEET + DJSNUFFONE & MC HONEY BROWN

MERCIFUL presents  CHILDREN OF ZEUS , classic soul food for the hip hop generation. SKINNY PELEMBE with a sample-hunting, studio-meddling mindset, Skinny Pelembe’s music roams hazy, psychedelic tangents. WHERE PATHWAYS MEET, Witness outer-space colliding with the vibrations of South East London.

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
Dave Fulton with Kelsey de Almeida, comedian. 21. Sometimes I have funny thoughts and I tell them to people.

Saturday 07 October 2017

GRUPO LOKITO + JORO AFROBEAT + DJ RU ROBINSON

Superhoot presents another action packed night filled with killer live acts and global sounds aimed squarely at the dancefloor. GRUPO LOKITO are absolute masters at rocking the dancefloor with their infectious mix of Congolese Soukous and Cuban Rumba. Joro Afrobeat are one of the freshest new London bands blending Funk and Soul with Afrobeat - a big brassy explosion of fun. + One of Bristol’s finest selectas Ru Robinson keeps the vibe strong with his funky and oh-so-tropical groovy and earthy sounds aiming to take the listener on a trip from east to west without leaving the dance floor.

Sunday 08 October 2017

ROOTMASTER: MESTRE HUGO & AFON ALL-STARS

Rootmaster presents MESTRE HUGO & AFON ALL-STARS hailing from Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, Mestre Hugo directs Nação do Maracatu Leão da Campina, one of Brazil’s most famous Maracatu groups. An expert in the musical styles of Maracatu, Samba de Coco & Candomble, Hugos energetic performance will get any party started!!! Joining Hugo are Afon All-Stars, a collective of Maracatuzeiros from around the UK & Ireland affiliated with Bristol based carnival group, Afon Sistema. This group will bring the heat of the Recife Carnival to London!

Wednesday 11 October 2017

XYLAROO + DANIEL + AYANNA ADANNAY

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 12 October 2017

BONGO KANNY + STAGGABBAKK

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with BONGO KANNY,Highly rated on the worldwide Roots Reggae scene, Aaron Kedar’s previous credits include working with…

Friday 13 October 2017

LA MÀLAGA + LOKANDES & GUESTS + DJ CAL JADER

Movimientos are back for another funky Friday fiesta. Get ready for some rich Latin flavors with Peruvian Cumbia and Afro-Latin beats from Movimientos favourites LOKANDES to dance floor friendly Catalan Rumba with special guests LA MÀLAGA flying in from Barcelona. DJ Cal Jader will be joining the dots in between and keeping things rocking until 3am with selections of Latin rhythms and Tropical bass.

Hoots Comedy

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
CAREY MARX, nominated best club comic, Chortle Awards 2017, winner best International Show NZ Comedy Festival, opening with JESSICA FOSTEKEW

Saturday 14 October 2017

BADGER BADGER BAND + TOWN OF CATS + LOOSE CANNONS + BADJA SAMBA + DJ DORIS

Superhoot presents BADGER BADGER BAND, a percussion-heavy ensemble who are restoring the live musical experience back to its raw animalistic source. Their feverish improvisations journey through the spectrum of music and dance, from dubstep to jungle, disco to rap samba! "Badger Badger whip the crowd into one communal, whirling flash-mob." The Independent

Sunday 15 October 2017

NAZIM ZIRYAB

Rootmaster presents NAZIM ZIRYAB Guitarist and composer hitting you with the Arabic, African Blues and reggae Fusion sounds to get you dancing. The sound churned out by this six-piece band, is irresistibly danceable with an urban edge deeply steeped in North African traditional vibes.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

FLOOR RIPPERS ELEMENT JAM

The Floor Rippers’s Element Jam -Monthly- showcases a glimpse into the Hip Hop culture with Music, Dance and Word Play. Musicians, Dancers, MCs and fans to get together, battle and jam in a melting pot of talent and culture. Sign Up and Jam!

Friday 20 October 2017

ANIMANZ + DILA V & THE ODD BEATS + DJ COUSCOUS

Superhoot presents ANIMANZ, Big brassy Afro-Latin Funk & Hip Hop. Animanz bring a show that is a safari through the dense urban jungle into a myotropic world of groove, energy & exhilaration. The tropical flame, Juanita Euka, will be holding the stage as mistress of ceremonies while Animanz take you on a safari through Afro Latin swamps and ancient Funk ruins. Big band madness. Not one to miss.

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
Gordon Southern with Steve N Allen. Gordon is a 20 year veteran of the comedy stage, touring the world as a headlining act. Supported by Steve N Allen, recently starring in BBC Two’s Mash Report.

Saturday 21 October 2017

JENOVA COLLECTIVE + THE BOMO SWING + MR MORSKI + MISTA TRICK + FIZZY GILLESPIE

KISS KISS BANG BANG! presents JENOVA COLLECTIVE - Epically superb Live Electro Swing n Bass Band from Leeds

Sunday 22 October 2017

GNAWA LONDON

Rootmaster presents African Moroccan Gnawa Music In London Uk / Trance spuritual shamanic drumes & Meditation sounds by Ambassador of Gnawa culture in U.K. Maalem Simo Lagnawi.

Wednesday 25 October 2017

WU-LU and friends

Merciful music present a new night at Hootananny for the last Wednesday of the month WU-LU Beatsmith and virtuoso musician takes us on a musical…

Thursday 26 October 2017

EMILIYAH & THE MIGHTY V ALLSTARS

Cecil Reuben presents a EMILIYAH & THE MIGHTY V ALLSTARS, Originally from Warsaw, she is a true vocal phenomenon. Without doubt the most exciting new talent on the Reggae scene. Never formally trained, she started her musical journey with Jazz, Blues and Soul music before finally choosing.... Reggae.

Friday 27 October 2017

PORMANTEAU + BINBAG WISDOM + DJ OMAH + THE MOST TRIO

FRUIT PALACE presents PORTMANTEAU Horn heavy 9-piece funk/soul outfit Portmanteau are fast establishing themselves as a band to watch with the release of their second…

Hoots Comedy

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
CARL DONNELLY, been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award twice, appeared on a selection of TV shows (Mock The Week, Russell Howard’s Good News etc) , opening with BARRY CASTAGNOLA

Saturday 28 October 2017

THE DEAD BROTHERS + LES TROIS COUPS + LA MISERIA DELUXE + YAZZ + GADZO CZ + DJ’S SACHA DIEU + MS MANRAY

Stranger than Paradise celebrates dead souls with this astonishing Halloween lineup! THE DEAD BROTHERS. The sound is bewildering, poisonous and intimate at the same time. + LES TROIS COUPS, a quartet from Lille bridging the gap between burlesque acrobatics street theatre and music. + LA MISERIA DELUXE plays a pirate tango, stolen from the large aseptic halls and returned to the contamination of the old taverns, where are mixed together laughter of despair and poetic deliriums with breath of alcohol, tobacco and sweat.

Sunday 29 October 2017

KING NOMMO

Rootmaster presents KING NOMMO, bringing together a collective of Brighton based musicians that maintain the raw energy and power of early, authentic instrumental afrobeat. Formed…