Arriba La Cumbia! is back to Hootananny, Brixton this 8th June with a great line up again. Direct from Brightonia POLLITO BOOGALOO, our UK "costeños" favourite band defiantly old school cumbia, classic 60's cumbia, vallenato and puya and mixing in a little dub and Haitian voodoo. Support comes by PHILIPSMAN & LOLO MC, Cuban hip hop blending dancehall and caribbean flavours & LATIN GROUND a mix of cumbia, merengue and salsa hits and choreographed dancers.
Hosted by DJ RUSS JONES aka HACKNEY GLOBE TROTTER, mixing global beats and world/dance music with future world funk, mashed-up Brazillian 2-Step, Arabic hip hop, Afro-house, vintage reggae, latin,cumbia and nu-cumbia to ragga, Japanese funk and Ghanian hip life to Moroccan gnawa dub.
Friday 8 June | Arriba la Cumbia! @ Hootananny, Brixton (Free entry before 11pm) LINE UP
* POLLITO BOOGALOO (Direct from brightonia)
Support by Philipsman & Lolo MC & Latin Ground
DJ : Dj Russ Jones aka Hackney Globe trotter + Guest Dj's
Time: 9pm - 3am
95 Effra Road, Brixton Brixton, Greater London SW2 1DF
Free entry before 11pm, £3 after
Please arrive early to avoid dissapointment. 18+ only
(photographic identification may be required).
MEET THE BANDS!
Kicking of the night is the defiantly Old School Cumbia of Pollito Boogaloo led by Colombia’s Rafael Berrio playing live in the style of classic 60s cumbia, vallenato and puya and mixing in a little dub proving that in cumbia to know where you are at you truly have to hear where you are from. They are Arriba La Cumbia favourites. Playing traditional vallenato and cumbias with afro-colombian roots music drawing from classic 60s cumbia, vallenato and puya and mixing in a little dub and Haitian voodoo.
Latin Ground, performing the most popular hits of Latin America such as cumbia,merengue,salsa and more.
PHILIPSMAN & LOLO MC
Cuban hip hop blending dancehall and caribbean flavours.
Dj RUSS JONES aka HACKNEY GLOBE TROTTER:
Russ Jones aka Hackney globe trotter has forged a new direction in mixing global beats and world/dance music with Future World Funk, embracing eclectic cultural styles from mashed-up Brazillian 2-Step, Arabic Hip Hop, Afro-house, vintage reggae, Latin,cumbia and nu-cumbia to ragga, Japanese funk and Ghanian Hip Life to Moroccan Gnawa Dub.
Twitter : @HackneyGT
Curated by Carlos Nino & Russ Jones