Tropicalista New Years Eve Fiesta

31 December 2013

Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 6LA

Tropicalista New Years Eve Fiesta

Tuesday 31st December @ Rich Mix
Trains: Shoreditch High Street / Liverpool Street
Tickets: £15 advance // £20 on the door // GET TICKETS


Tropicalista NYE
After yet another monster sellout party last year, Rich Mix will be once again be seeing in the New Year with a pulsing backdrop of heavy carnival rhythms and vibrant Latin / Tropicalista beats. Once again we are hosting the party alongside the mighty Russ Jones aka. the Hackney Globe Trotter (Arriba La Cumbia) plus new recruit Globoloco's DJ Karamel, with tunes that cross carnivalesque frontiers. The live music and DJs will be complimented by exotic tropical decor, explosive live visuals, facepainting and a bespoke Brazilian Abelha Cachaça cocktail stall, so you can start 2014 with a dose of tropical sunshine so potent it will last the rest of the winter! Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment!


Live Acts:

Manzana Tropical
It's been a big year for Peruvian culture, and what better way to start a new one than with Cumbia from the jungles of Peru. With a heavy dose of Amazonic and tribal rhythms, Manzana Tropical are going all out this NYE. A musical odyssey inspired by the heritage of their motherland the band incorporate a homage to classic Chicha sounds mixed with a heady cocktail of dancefloor heavy original songs.



Russ Jones (Arriba La Cumbia)
The musical adventures have seen Russ djing all around the world to hosting his own festival in East London and festival stages at the likes of Glastonbury and Bestival.

Cal Jader (Movimientos)
Latin rhythms, carnival beats and tropical bass; DJ Cal Jader is one of the founders of Movimientos London and champion of new wave Latin music.

Karamel (Globoloco)
At his regular nights in Brixton and festivals around the UK he's known for spinning sounds from around the equator, Globoloco ventures across the carnival frontier with Afrobeat, Cumbia, Funk Carioca, Dancehall, Funk, Highlife, Latin Hiphop, Mambo, Samba, Ska – always finely spiced and fully blended!


Tropical Beats DJs

One of London's newest dj crews on the back of their radio show Tropical Beats on Kilburn to Kensal Radio this year



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Tuesday 31st December @ Rich Mix
Trains: Shoreditch High Street / Liverpool Street
Tickets: £15 advance // £20 on the door

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