Continental Drifts is a leading live events organisation with a wide breadth of experience, managing all manner of dynamic events, from high profile festivals and carnivals to experiential events and launches. As a performance agency it’s the largest and longest running of its kind in the UK with a stable of cutting edge acts from all over the world.

Global Local is a groundbreaking project bringing fresh global sounds blending innovation and tradition to festival stages across London and beyond. Produced by Continental Drifts and its partners.

Urgent Union is a collective of producers, DJs and artists that hosts events across the UK, aiming to ‘unite to form a society whose main aim is to protect its people and its environment,’ inspired by the challenge of pushing social, sonic and creative boundaries. Movimientos participates in the Urgent Union Notting Hill Carnival float.

PRS for Music Foundation Movimientos gratefully acknowledges funding support from the PRS for Music Foundation.



Passing Clouds// The most innovative and progressive music venue in Dalston //

1 Richmond Road, London, E8 4AA.

Rich Mix// Top arts and music hub with an independent cinema in the heart of East London //

35-47 Bethnal Green Road, City of London, E1 6LA.

Hootananny// One of Brixton's finest, hosting fresh acts and parties that are key to the scene //

95 Effra Road, Brixton, London, SW2 1DF.

Notting Hill Arts Club // West London's legendary cultural hotspot //

21 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JQ.

Bedroom Bar// Bringing alternative and essentially fantastical live music back to Shoreditch //

62 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3AY



18 March 2018

Viva Colombia!

From the classic Discos Fuentes 70s/80s era to carnival sounds, we'll be transporting you from the bustling musical hubs of Bogota and Medellin to the Caribbean coast, Barranquilla's Carnival vibes, Cartagena and Valledupar with the feeling of Cumbia and Vallenato parrandas, the Cali salsa style and Afro-Latin rhythms from some of the finest Colombian musicians around in the shape of Conjunto Sabroso plus special guests Nirk Molina "UK Vallenato Kings" to bring the best colombian vibes.

30 March 2018

Love Carnival March

We're back at our spiritual South London home @ CLF Art Cafe - Bussey Building as we host Madrid’s finest exponents of Cumbia and Tropical beats Guacamayo Tropical who have been smashing the tropical scene in Madrid for 6 years now - spreading the traditions of Latin-American and Tropical music, merging them with new rhythms and flavours.

20 April 2018

Tropical Pressure Festival London Launch

Back in Brixton for another funky, eclectic, tropically fired fiesta… this time welcoming Tropical Pressure Festival for their London launch party. Get ready for a fiery blend of African and Latin rhythms, roaring brass, funky bass and a psychedelic accordion! We welcome Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, led by Ghanaian vocalist and djembe drummer, Afla Sackey. Plus Pollito Boogaloo bringing Afro-Colombian tropical vibes with their mix of Cumbia, Vallenato and Puya and Tropical Pressure DJs with a selection of tunes celebrating the rich cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

5 May 2018

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with a mix of international live music, DJs, female Mariachis, traditional dance, food and decor with a Mexican twist! Borchi y Su Doble Redoble come direct from Mexico fusing hip hop breaks with brass band fire, Malphino launch their highly anticipated debut LP with a mystical blend of tropical rhythms and all female group Mariachi Las Adelitas bring their unique mariachi flavour to Pop Brixton. With traditional dance from Mestizo Folklore and Atlachinolli Aztec Dance whilst DJs Coco Maria, Borchi, and Cal Jader bring the vibes from the decks before and after, keeping you moving throughout the day and night!