Movimientos continue their groundbreaking mix of documentary film, DJs
and live music at Dalston’s finest music venue. London’s finest Salsa,
Boogaloo and Latin Funk debut at Passing Clouds.
Friday 21st October
+ DJ Arias and special guest DJ Ion Din Anina (United Global Beats, Sevilla)
+ Udigrudi DJs Cae Travern, Larissa and guests
+ Film screening: Short film screenings in association with the Indo-American Refugee Migrant Organisation
£5 before 10 / £8 after
1 Richmond Road, E8 4AA
Train: Dalston Kingsland / Junction
Movimientos continue their groundbreaking mix of documentary film, DJs and live music. London’s finest Salsa, Boogaloo and Latin Funk band Manteca make a welcome debut at Passing Clouds. Guest DJ Ion Din Anina from Sevilla adds some Tropical bass into the mix and Udigrudi continue their residency hosting the upstairs bar with the funky mix of Brazilian beats, Tropicalia, Reggae and Funk
Formed by Colombian singer Martha Acosta and bass guitarist/MD Don Fiora (Javier Fioramonti) for the Hogmanay festival in Edinburgh 2001. Manteca proved to be at the cutting edge of the Latin scene, leading over 3,000 people at the World Music Stage "salsa-ing" into the New Year to their unique style of Urban Latin Funk.
Since then Manteca is well known for creating a party mood at festivals and gigs all around, including Coin St. Festival London, Rhythms of the City festival Leeds,Ecorhythms Festival and many more.
Martha's love for music is simply in her genes. Daughter of a music and fun loving “Barranquillero” she was dancing and singing ‘musica tropical’ from an early age. More recently, she not only formed the all-female Latin outfit 'Candela', but also sang lead vocals for bands including 'Roberto Pla's Latin Ensemble'.
With a ‘non-strictly-salsa’ background, Don Fiora approaches Latin music from a new direction, respecting its roots whilst incorporating the new emerging city-grooves. He has accompanied big names of the Latin world like: Jack Costanzo, Henry Fiol, Azuquita, Maelo Ruiz, Luisito Carrion.
Manteca's personnel are all luminaries on the UK Latin scene. The rhythm section comprises powerful drummer Vancho Manoilovich , Satin Singh on congas, and Dave Oliver on keys. In the brass section, Manteca has three top names: trumpeters Paul Jayasinha and Simon Finch, on saxes Ben Somers and Robin Harris on Trombone.
Movimientos Presents: Mama Afrika + Manzana Tropical + Gypsy Box + DJ Cal Jader
Movimientos presents another full powered Friday night taking you on a musical trip through Latin America and the Caribbean with an afro-centric twist. Mama Afrika fly in from Italy with their upbeat blend of Cumbia, Rumba and skanking Reggae, London Peruvian’s Manzana Tropical Manzana Tropical bring their bouncy Peruvian Chicha music and Gypsy Box will be blasting latin and electronica infused Bulkan beats until the am.
Muévete! is back for another session at Notting Hill Arts Club. DJ Cal Jader is joined by special guests to bring you a night of heavy Latin and tropical vibes.
Following on from our carnival special in February we’re zoning in on Colombia again with touch of carnival spirit from Caribbean coast with the presence of two international guests Geko Jones from the highly influential NYC based future Latin - global bass clubnight Que Bajo and label boss of the Bogota based Galletas Calientes record label fresh from their huge Palenque Remixed EP.