THE FONTANAS

New Album 'Purple Patch' Out Now


LOCATION:
Brazilian / Funk / Ska / Latin / Swing

BOOKING EMAIL:
music@movimientos.org.uk

The Fontanas

WHO

The Fontanas deliver an upbeat live ­set that gets audiences bouncing around like carnival come early. Positive and totally feel good! Their sound consists of Brazilian funk and jump up Latin ska. The band is comprised of hand picked musicians who have played alongside the likes of Incognito and Alice Russell, specialists at whipping the crowd in to a funky latin frenzy.

PRESS

'Seriously funky' - BBC6Music

'Wonderful Live. A testament to the act's diversity' - XFM

'These guys are great examples of the best new talent emerging.' - Ellis Rich (OBE), Chairman of PRS

RELEASES

The Fontana's debut album 'Purple Patch' and the remix album 'The Fontanas Remixed' are out NOW on Movimientos Records.

LISTEN NOW HERE

WHERE

The Fontanas have been trail blazing across the festival landscape in the last few years including at Glastonbury, Bestival, The Secret Garden Party, Kelburn Garden Party, Lovebox, Tropical Pressure, Barbican Festival, Edinburgh Festival, BT and London Live Victoria Park as well as venues such as Ronnie Scotts, Rich Mix and The Vaults Waterloo.

LINKS

Youtube

Facebook

@TheFontanasUK

Back to artists list >>
26 April 2019

Son Yambu, Malavita, Makala & Jimmy Bidaurreta + Tropical Pressure London Launch

A night of Latin grooves with a contemporary edge down at the Hoot! Son Yambu present a modern take on the sound of authentic Cuban son, continuing the Buena Vista legacy and letting it sit firmly in the 21st century. With incredible Cuban musicians making up the band Son Yambu’s live set is an experience not to miss. Alongside them, Malavita and Makala & Jimmy Bidaurreta will be getting the party started on stage, melding Latin influences with some funk and bass to get things going. Tropical Pressure DJs will also be on hand to launch their festival in London alongside Makala connecting the dots with a mix of tropical sounds, from classic to modern, across genres - get ready to dance!

3 May 2019

Shika Shika London Showcase

Shika Shika have been making waves around the world since their foundation in 2015, exploring the lines between organic and electronic music inspired by the meeting of folk tradition and contemporary production. Movimientos are extremely excited to welcome some of this borderless collective for their debut London showcase!

5 May 2019

Cinco De Mayo

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with a mix of international live music, female mariachis, DJs, traditional dance, food and decor with a Mexican twist! Candeleros are flying in from Madrid with their modern twist on psychedelic cumbia and afro-latin rhythms alongside female-fronted mariachi duo Las Guadalupes and Jari Castillo. DJs Coco Maria, Gypsy Box and Cal Jader will be bringing the vibes from the decks throughout out the day, and with traditional dance from Mestizo Folklore and Atlachinolli Aztec Dance, this is set to be an almighty fiesta.

11 May 2019

Manzana Tropical + Kit Sebastian + Mambo Chick + Cal Jader + Chonta DJ

Movimientos is back at Brixton’s legendary Hootananny with a stellar lineup of live tropical music! Having been making the rounds on London’s live circuit for years, Manzana Tropical will be presenting their full fat Peruvian Cumbia with an Amazonian twist, alongside fresh Mr Bongo signing Kit Sebastian with their melting pot of Jazz-tinged sounds from around the globe. Keeping things moving before and after, France’s Mambo Chick will be at the decks alongside our very own DJ Cal Jader.