LET DRUM BEAT

LOCATION:
Afro-Brazilian

BOOKING EMAIL:
music@movimientos.org.uk

Let Drum Beat

Let Drum Beat are a unique all female band that use their great set of Afro-Brazilian percussion to create energetic and paced rhythms, passing through vocal harmonies, singing in Portuguese, French-Beninese and also using Tupi-Guarani words to celebrate and revive the South-American indigenous culture. The band's connection to their homelands - Brazil, Benin, Scotland, Italy - with their London home makes their music a true voyage of discovery through their roots within a contemporary scenario.

"Let Drum Beat brought their fabulous, ferocious, feel-good vibes onto our podcast, "A World in London". With their mastery, or ms-tery, of their exotic instruments, unique global vision, and Amazonian energy, Let Drum Beat collect & connect the world’s continents in the most colourful kaleidoscope of music!" - DJ Ritu Resonance FM104.1 International Women's Day, 2017.

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21 July 2018

¡Muévete! with TrYb & Akimbo - July

Pure tropical party vibes! A favourite for Saturday night crowds in West London, Muévete is a monthly fiesta - a pure party version of Movimientos, with a dance floor-slammin' mash up of raw Latin beats and tropical bass. From Salsa to Cumbia, Merengue and Samba to Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop, Brazilian beats and Carnival bass, alongside Afrobeats, Dancehall, Soca and Global Bass.

27 July 2018

Love Carnival with King Coya & Queen Cholas (Live) + Kaleema

Love Carnival returns to East London, this time heading to Redon, bringing more tropical vibes with two very exciting guests from Argentina! The inimitable King Coya & Queen Cholas, along with Kaleema, will be bringing a very special blend of Digital Folklore sounds to East London.

31 July 2018

BaianaSystem + Flavia Coelho + Prince Fatty

BaianaSystem is one of Brazil’s biggest and baddest live acts. Coming straight out of Bahia, the group not only amplify sound, but also the essence of local traditions. Influenced by Jamaican sound systems, huge percussive bass lines merge with Afro-Latin rhythms such as Frevo, Samba-Reggae, Pagode, Groove Arrastado, Ijexá, Kuduro and Reggae to create a truly unique sound. Inseparable from their music, the band’s distinctive visuals add a further dimension to their live shows.

31 July 2018

JM y Juanin & Los Cracks del Puerto

Movimientos welcomes JM y Juanin & Los Crack del Puerto to the Vortex for their debut London show! Coming all the way from Chile these guys give new life to a classic sound. Join us as they run through a repertoire of songs that range from tear-jerking boleros of lost love to everybody-up-and-dance cuecas extolling the virtues of drinking too much wine on never ending nights in the hills of Valparaiso.