Movimientos Presents: Mama Afrika + Manzana Tropical + Gypsy Box + DJ Cal Jader

DATE:
19 May 2017

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

Movimientos Presents: Mama Afrika + Manzana Tropical + Gypsy Box + DJ Cal Jader

Mama Afrika

Reggae, Punk, Ska, Rumba & positive energy good vibes
Mama Afrika is an active artistic community since 1999. Mama Afrika brings you on a journey through languages, rhythms, moods and musical styles jousting and chasing each other, creating a chaotic and harmonious succession of emotions, in a perfect world / pachanka style.

Proposing an explosive and original repertoire characterized by the use of typical experimental elements of reggae, punk, rap, ska, samba, funk, rumba and rock. Mama Afrika struggle for integration, the awakening of consciences, the Cultural Revolution and energy independence, carrying a load message of positive energy, magic, peace and love.


Manzana Tropical

Full fat Peruvian Cumbia with a twist of tribal Amazonian rhythms
Manzana Tropical is an exciting Latin act from London playing the form of Peruvian Cumbia known as Chicha. Having been brought up immersed in London’s thriving Latin American musical community young musicians Manuy and Cleyder Figueroa began the project inspired by the heritage of their motherland in Peru.

Their music incorporates a homage to classic Peruvian acts including Grupo Nectar, Los Pakines and Chacalon as well as Latin legends such as Santana combined with a strong London sensibility. Manzana’s live set comprises some re-interpretations of Chicha classics and some original songs.


Gypsy Box

Balkan, Cumbia, Tropical bass
Originally from Mexico he has resided in Spain for years where he founded the "Balkan Fever" in 2008, a festival that fuses Balkan music with the most current, powerful and modern, electronic influences. With this concept he set himself as one of the pioneers that brought these sounds to the club scene all over the country.

Today he is one of the most active DJs and promoters of the Balkan-Cumbia scene in Europe. A tireless traveler, he has already traveled half the world carrying this Latin-Balkan sound that characterizes his set and on the dance floor he is a master of making you move. He has shared the stage with artists such as Balkan Beat Box, Shantel, Boban Marcovic, and Fanfare Ciocarlia. He has also performed in more than 30 countries around the world and played at important festivals such as Womex, Fusion, Sziget, Goulash Disko, Balkan Beats Tokyo, Etnosur and many more.

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