Movimientos Presents: Hackney Colliery Band @ Hootananny

DATE:
11 January 2014

LOCATION:
Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Rd, London, SW2 1DF

Movimientos Presents: Hackney Colliery Band @ Hootananny

Saturday 11th January, 9pm-3am @ Hootananny
Free before 10pm // £3 after 10pm


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What better way to kick of the New Year that with an all-out brass-tastic bash?! Movimientos is proud to jump start 2014 with a unique session at Hootananny’s, and we’re looking forward to sharing these eclectic acts with you. Expect a high energy live performances from The Hackney Colliery Band, east London’s uniquely modern take on the conventional brass band, as well as their young protégées Roundhouse Brass, a youth orchestra that will be blasting out hip hop, jazz and ska delights. We’ll also be joined by the fantastic Orchestre du Mont Plaisant, playing their unique blend of Afro-Latin rhythms with blues and dance undertones. When the horns are all blown out, Movimientos DJs will take to the decks to play the freshest in global and Latin beats, making sure 2014 gets off to a storming tropical start.

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LIVE ACTS:

Hackney Colliery Band


We are delighted to have the Hackney Colliery Band in the building with us shortly after releasing their new album. These guys are east London’s unique take on the traditional brass band; a cacophony of trumpets, trombones, saxes and marching percussion with an unwavering ability to make all within earshot move their feet. The musicians are from diverse backgrounds, and between them have performed with international orchestras, cutting edge jazz bands and even Jarvis Cocker. Expect a riotous mix of funk, hip-hop and high-octane rock, with Balkan brass, ska and contemporary jazz thrown in for good measure, and a repertoire as diverse as the borough that gives them their name.

http://www.hackneycollieryband.co.uk/


Orchestre du Montplaisant

This talented four piece formed in London in 2010, and are the latest act to be launched on London indie label Catapulte Records. The Orchestre concoct a unique mix of European, Afro and Latin sounds, fusing Cumbia, Afro-Cuban and Eastern tempos with haunting vocal arrangements sung in Italian. The band are known for their unique and personal songwriting, and most of their music is instrumental, making for an atmospheric live set.

https://soundcloud.com/orchestredumontplaisant

Roundhouse Brass

Roundhouse Brass is the legendary Camden venue’s very own contemporary brass band. Formed in Spring 2013, the band takes its inspiration from the new wave of brass bands and is led by Steve Pretty and Olly Blackman of brass greats the Hackney Colliery Band. Featuring incredible grooves from the two drummers and blasting melodies from the front line horns, in Summer 2013 the band supported HCB at their headline show at the Durham International Brass Festival and blew the roof off the packed theatre with their infectious blend of hip-hop, ska, jazz and electronica-influenced originals and covers.

http://www.hackneycollieryband.co.uk/blog/roundhouse-brass-ensemble/


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Saturday 11th January, 9pm-3am @ Hootananny
Free before 10pm // £3 after 10pm

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