Latin Funk / Cuban Salsa / Hip Hop / Rumba / Jazz

“Wara are young musical revolutionaries who simply ignore convention… they represent the true sound of contemporary Latin London in the 21st century." Lubi Jovanovic (UK Latin DJ/Promoter). Wara's contagious lyrics, exceptional musicianship, red hot energy and wild live shows bring you an urgent voice that demands to be heard. Effortlessly combining Cuba's most danceable rhythms and styles Timba, Salsa, Cha-Cha-Cha, Rumba with contemporary urban elements including Soul, Hip-Hop, Reggae and Jazz.


New Album 'Purple Patch' Out Now

Brazilian / Funk / Ska / Latin / Swing

Brazilian Funk meets Samba Soul, Ska and Bossa Nova, the band is comprised of hand-picked musicians who've played alongside the likes of Amy Winehouse and Mumford & Sons. With influences scattered across the globe, their feel good music finds its roots in the foothills of Brazil and Jamaica and defines its sound from their urban home in West London.


Latest Album Out Now on Movimientos Records

Cumbia / Ska / Highlife / Big Band

Harking back to the big band sound of 1960s Latin America and Africa with infectious, maverick and irresistibly swinging street music Voodoo Love is a globe-trotting ensemble that covers a whole range of pan-Atlantic sounds: Colombian Cumbia, Cuban Comparsa, New Orleans Jazz, Mississippi Blues, Nigerian Afrobeat, Jamaican Ska and Ghanaian Highlife.


New Album Forthcoming

Andean / Reggae / Son / Cumbia

Taking the melodies and energy of Andean music and bringing it bang up to date with Son, Reggae and funky Afro-Latin rhythms. Lokandes unites musicians and instruments from Peru, Bolivia, Spain, France, China and the UK, and sets their highly original music alongside socially conscious lyrics to a tight rhythm section, with musical whirlwind maestro Kanti Qena taking the lead.


Highlife / Samba / Tuareg / Afro-Funk / Congotronics

Intoxicating psychedelic tropical grooves combined with a mindblowing light show and a cauldron of hypnotic aromas, this is a unique live experience. Influences range from Exotica to Maracatu, Cumbia, and Soukouss and all the many places in between…


Salsa / Funk

La Mambanegra (The Black Mamba) is a powerful latin music orchestra. Its venom is made of 70s NYC Salsa and elements of Jamaican and Colombian music, Funk and Hip Hop.

17 March 2018


Muévete is a monthly fiesta in West London - a mash-up of dancefloor heavy Latin beats, tropical bass with the spirit of carnival. Salsa / Cumbia / Merengue / Reggaeton / Brazilian beats / Carnival bass Afrobeats & Afropop / Dancehall / Soca / Global Bass

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.