Cinco de Mayo

DATE:
5 May 2018

LOCATION:
Pop Brixton

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with a mix of international live music, DJs, female Mariachis, traditional dance, food and decor with a Mexican twist!

Borchi y Su Doble Redoble come direct from Mexico fusing hip hop breaks with brass band fire, Malphino launch their highly anticipated debut LP with a mystical blend of tropical rhythms and all female group Mariachi Las Adelitas bring their unique mariachi flavour to Pop Brixton. With traditional dance from Mestizo Folklore and Atlachinolli Aztec Dance whilst DJs Coco Maria, Borchi, and Cal Jader bring the vibes from the decks before and after, keeping you moving throughout the day and night!

LIVE

Borchi y Su Doble Redoble (Direct from Mexico)
Hip Hop breaks meets brass band fire - Direct from Mexico!

Originally from the Coyoacán district of Mexico City, Pablo Borchi started out as an MC in Mexican live hip hop outfit Beat Buffet. His solo path has taken him to become one of the most relevant artists of the global bass scene in Mexico, being part of the Red Bull Music Academy in 2015 and constantly touring between Mexico, Europe and Latin America.

Borchi y Su Doble Redoble was born in 2016, a concept based live show that brings the atmosphere of the street carnivals of Latin America, specifically of Northern Brazil and the New Orleans Mardi Gras, to the dancefloor. 2018 saw the release of an LP: “Carnaval Callejero Himnos de Club” (Street Carnival Club Anthems).


Malphino
Cumbia, Tropical & Exotica

Malphino are an outer-national, mystical band from an imaginary tropical island - a promised land of hypnotic cumbia rhythms, subtle digital warbling, accordion textures, voodoo vapours and woodblock charm awaits. The band join us as they launch their highly anticipated debut LP on Lex Records.


Mariachi Las Adelitas
All female Mariachi dynamite

Hailing from all corners of Latin America, each member is a fantastic instrumentalist in their own right and there are no less than three lead vocalists in the group. This all female band’s repertoire includes all the mariachi classics, as well as an array of English songs reimagined in their unique mariachi style.

DANCE

Mestizo Folklore Group
Traditional Mexican footwork with colourful costumes and original attire

A London-based dance group, specialising in Mexican folkloric dances. A visual explosion of music and colour, filled with incredible power and energy. Each of the performances aims to highlight some of the most famous Mexican Folklore dances of the region represented. Current choreographies include Mexican zapateado (footwork) from the regions of Jalisco and Veracruz.

Atlachinolli Aztec
Vibrant, ritualistic Aztec dance

A pre-hispanic Mexica dance group representing the timeless splendour of Aztec culture. The Aztec dance, as we know it today, has its origins in the cultures that were developed along the ancient Mesoamerican world, where the dances were one of the most important components of sacred, ceremonial rituals. Atlachinolli share their vibrant culture with the world to show the splendour of the Aztec people is still alive, the language still spoken and the dances still danced.

DJs

Coco Maria (Mexico / Berlin)
Cumbia, vintage Tropical vinyl treats

Coco Maria is a colourful lady from the north of Mexico shaking down the Berlin scene with her classy and funky record collection mainly from Brazil, Peru, Colombia and The Antilles. Her soulful and mellow selection, mixed with her unconditioned energy behind the decks will keep your feet busy while making your mind embark on a trip to the warmed sides of the musical world.


Borchi DJ set (Mexico)
Tropical bass, Mexican brass & Cumbia

Pablo Borchi brings his skills to the decks for a DJ set. Expect the finest in global and tropcial bass, as well as some fiery Mexican brass and cumbia.

Cal Jader (Movimientos)
Tropical bass and global rhythms


+ Mezcal Bar, Maria & Sabina Tacos

CINCO DE MAYO

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla. Outside of Mexico the date is now associated with the celebration of Mexican culture. Join us as we celebrate the music, dance, culture, cuisine and history of the Mexican nation.


@ Pop Brixton
49 Station Road, SW9 8PQ

Saturday 5th May

3pm - Midnight

Free entry

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