Love Carnival Shebeen

10 December 2016

Bussey Building

Love Carnival Shebeen


The two rules of the bass-heavy intergalactic tropical party that is Samedia Shebeen Soundsystem. Get ready for a soundtrack that spans music from the tropical regions, both ancient and futuristic… Afrobeat, Hi-life, Cumbia, Samba, Salsa, mixed up with cutting edge basslines and computerised beats, with dashings of dancehall, house and all kinds of other spice.

Joining the immersive party will be a Very Special Guest launching an exclusive new project we can’t wait to tell you about!

As ever, the Love Carnival familia Selecta Madmax, DJ Cal Jader & MC Fedzilla will be bring the hypest Tropical Bass, Global Beats, Carnival Vibes, and Dancehall Riddims.

Plus mind-blowing visuals from Oddscene, immersive interactive fun, colourful characters and vibrant decor.

Samedia Shebeen Soundsystem (Boomtown/Kelburn)
+ Very Special Guest (TBA)
MC Fedzilla / DJ Cal Jader / Selecta Mad Max
Oddscene (Visuals)

Love Carnival is a regular party providing your recommended daily dose of tropical vibes at South London’s favourite venue. Bringing in top international and homebrewed guests, the likes of Uproot Andy, Maga Bo, Poirier, Cocotaxi, The Mr Bongo Soundsystem, Chief Boima, Dance Kill Move and many more. DJs running through the spectrum of fresh tropical riddims from Cumbia to Afrobeats, Dancehall, Moombahton and much more. Not forgetting our cutting-edge visuals, vivid Love Carnival decor and interactive fun.
Real Tropical Vibes.

Date: Sat 10th Dec
Time: 10pm - 5am
Tickets: £5 / £7 Advance / £10 OTD
Venue: Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham Rye, London, SE15 4UJ


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