Movimientos presents The Fontanas // Eva Abraham Band // Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant // Olmeca @ Hootananny

DATE:
9 March 2013

LOCATION:
Hootananny Brixon, 95 Effra Road, SW2 1DF

Movimientos presents The Fontanas // Eva Abraham Band // Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant // Olmeca @ Hootananny

Saturday 9th March

Free before before 11pm; £3 after 11pm


Another exceptional live Movimientos line-up at Brixton's no.1 venue: The Fontanas perform a hot catalogue of tracks ranging from back-foot Brazilian grooves to funk-fuelled anthems that blow the doors off. Eva Abraham and band come to the stage for a hearty, skillfull mix of Country, Folk, Balkan and Cumbia... We also welcome cinematic baroque group L'Orchestre Du Mont Pleasant, with their instrumental sounds moving between Congolesesoukous, Ethiopian jazz and cumbia. And of course our Movimientos DJs will be playing their trademark killer combo of old school Latin tunes and the newest Cumbia, Dancehall and experimental mash-ups.

Live Acts:
The Fontanas // Eva Abraham Band // Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant // Olmeca

DJS:
Movimientos DJs

The Fontanas - Brazilian Funk meets Samba Soul, Ska and Bossa Nova; rare grooves for your beautiful ears from this band of many talents. With influences scattered across the globe, the music finds its roots in the foothills of Brazil and Jamaica, but defines its sound from its urban home in West London. "Bill Withers, Seu Jorge, Mylo, John Martyn, Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, The Rapture, LCD SS, Luke Vibert, Gorillaz, Horace Andy, Jackie Mittoo, Bob Dylan, TheSkatalites, Eric Burdon & the animals: this is getting too random. Lets be honest... Anything with soul."
WATCH HERE:www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3QuAZMb5b4
FACEBOOK:www.facebook.com/TheFontanas

Eva Abraham Band
is fronted by bold vocalist Eva with songs that are lilting, poetic, sometimes romantic, other times witty, combining diverse influences ranging from Folk, Ska, Country, with flavours of Eastern European Gypsy, Cumbia, Blues and Jazz, with tight musicians who will make you happy. This new set of songs marks a distinctively fresh path, and the live experience will enchant you. Eva Abraham's new album Cold Light is out now.
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/EvaAbrahamBand

Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant
are a baroque group born in London, bringing together global rhythms and dramatic cinematic moments. Skillfully instrumental, they play blues and dance, with influences including Ethiopian jazz, Congolesesoukous and cumbia. The band has already toured and performed in France, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro. Their LP is now out on Catapulte Records. www.catapulterecords.com

Olmeca is an MC / Producer / activist hailing from Los Angeles, California. A veteran of the L.A. hip-­hop scene, Olmeca is an artist in the vein of Fela Kuti, Mercedes Sosa, Nina Simone, and his music takes its place amongst thought-provoking art that denounces the perceived mainstream culture. While everyday people respect Olmeca’s lyrical content, activists are drawn by his analytical intensity, hip-­hop heads appreciate the edgy delivery, music connoisseurs value the production, and educators utilize Olmeca’s music in their classrooms to provide a counter narrative. Olmeca’s diverse background has led to his blending of musical genres and his MCing and music have become a way to express his experiences, a prolific writer who deftly depicts his upbringing and gives social commentary with energy, charisma and intelligence.www.olmecaone.com

Please note: Hootananny now returns to last admission 2am! Bring valid ID and join the Hootananny club at www.hootananny.org.uk

Movimientos presents: The Fontanas // Eva Abraham Band // Orchestre Du Mont-Plaisant

Saturday 9th March

£3 before before 11pm; Entry after 11pm only with Valid ID.

Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Road, SW2 1DF Tube: Brixton

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