BIG BEN JORGE + MANZANA TROPICAL + EDD BATEMAN’S WEST AFRICAN LOVE AFFAIR

Saturday 12 May 2018

Price: FREE b4 10pm, £7 after
Time: 9pm - 3am
ID: Entry only with valid ID

A night of tropical rhythms, inspired by the rich music of Latin America and Western Africa, presented by Movimientos!

BIG BEN JORGE is a south London based group playing explosive tropical dance music inspired by 70’s Brazilian pop music, particularly that of maestro Jorge Ben. Infectious groove and audacious costumes galore!
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MANZANA TROPICAL, an exciting Latin act playing the form of Peruvian Cumbia known as Chicha. Manuy and Cleyder Figueroa’s music incorporates a homage to classic Peruvian acts including Grupo Nectar, Los Pakines and Chacalon as well as Latin legends such as Santana, combined with a strong London sensibility.
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EDD BATEMAN’S WEST AFRICAN LOVE AFFAIR, campaigning to promote his debut album. Scintillating kora and marimba combine with relentless soukous guitar and subtle Senegalese mbalax grooves over a captivating Cameroonian backbeat – and all underpinned by Edd’s pulsating basslines.
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The regular MOVIMIENTOS DJs bringing a mixture of tropical bass and electrocumbia to the dancefloor.