DJ Arias

LOCATION:
London

BOOKING EMAIL:
arias@movimientos.org.uk

DJ Arias is co-founder of the Movimientos movement. His DJ sets are always pushing the boundaries of Latin music while staying true to his Colombian roots. He’s no stranger to London and festival dance floors with his malicious blend of "Classicos" and "Dutty" Tropical beats. From Deep Salsa at El Barco Latino, to Baile Funk sessions at the Egg King Cross or Tropical Bass at Favela Chic, Arias can fire-up any crowd with his naughty selection. Expect Hi-octane salsitas, booming Cumbiambas, red hot rumbas flamencas, with a twist of Venezuelan tambor and touch of Dominican speedy merengue Cali style.

Arias has played in Glastonbury Festival, Rise, Carnival del Pueblo to mention a few. He has toured with Cuban MCs Los Paisanos warmed up the audience for Manu Chao, Calle 13 and Bomba Estereo and has been a guest DJ in some of the top world music events in London over the last 10 years.

Arias is currently playing resident nights at Rich Mix, Notting Hill Arts Club, Favela Chic, Passing Clouds and Hootananny.

Arias is also resident Movimientos designer - art directing, designing and producing the machine of flyers and posters for movimientos eventsand projects.

 

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23 August 2019

Candeleros + Tambores Livres + DJ Armenio (Guacamayo Tropical) + DJ Cal Jader

Movimientos bring Candeleros back to London after a mega gig earlier this year, with their modern twist on psychedelic cumbia and Afro-Latin rhythms, while Tambores Livres bring their Brazilian Carnival drums of resistance to the Hoot. With a fresh interpretation of Latin American and tropical traditions, DJ Armenio of Madrid powerhouse Guacamayo Tropical and Movimientos’ DJ Cal Jader will be on hand throughout the night to keep the party going.

6 September 2019

Balkan vs Cumbia London

Movimientos bring legendary international night Balkan vs Cumbia to London with an all star lineup of DJs and live acts. Balkan beat pioneer and all round legend Shantel will be making his debut at the Hootananny for what is set to be an almighty dance floor shaking set alongside fellow DJ Gypsy Box and live music from local Cumbia acts Nirk Molina and Brixton Cumbia Association. A genre clash for the ages, this is not one to miss.

14 September 2019

Conjunto Sabroso + DJ Cal Jader + Ninja

For our debut at South London’s latest cultural project as part of the Peckham Levels complex we bring some authentic Latin American vibes with one of London’s best live outfits from the London scene plus Movimientos DJs and guests bringing a hot mix of Latin and Tropical vibes all night.

6 November 2019

Perotá Chingó

Argentinian band Perotá Chingó is a project in constant transformation that today embarks on a new musical and conceptual chapter. Now the band is extending the boundaries of its acoustic style, interweaving folklore, the ancestral evocation of voices and the technological power of electronic beats. Having been touring the world for the best part of the last decade, they now bring their full live show to London’s Rich Mix for their UK debut.