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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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.