KARNIVAL TROPICAL

DATE:
14 February 2015

LOCATION:
Bedroom Bar 62 Rivington Street EC2A 3AY

KARNIVAL TROPICAL

Movimientos celebrates carnival weekend in Brazil and beyond with a two floor extravaganza of some of the sweetest tropical beats from the Caribbean, Latin America and Africa.

A continental twist on the carnival sound with very special guest from Bologna Italy DJ Farrapo. As a producer behind tons of massive releases Farrapo is an originator of mixing global sounds with contemporary dance floor flavours from Brazilian drum and bass to Afro-Latin and swing - he's also one of the finest global beat DJs around. Plus welcoming Larry SKG newest member of the trailblazing tropical beats label Carnibal Records joining Movimientos' Cal Jader for the finest carnival flavours all the way through from Latin, Afro, Reggae, Ska, Cumbia, Calypso, Soca, and Samba with plenty of bass.

Whilst upstairs producer DJ Rukaiya Russell returns to the Bedroom Bar following a killer set at Gilles Peterson's Havana Soundclash launch - a project on which she's featured with two collaborations recorded in Cuba with some of the countries finest vocalists and musicians. Joining her KT regular and It's A Worldwide Thing podcast host IAMRISHA and BB resident Madera Verde for more Afro-bass and Latin house centric vibes.


DJs:
Farrapo (Bologna, Italy)

Larry SKG (Carnibal Records)

Cal Jader (Movimientos)

Rukaiya Russell (Havana Soundclash)

IAMRISHA (It's A Worldwide Thing)

Madera Verde (Stop Making Sense)

DJ A Thousand Eyes


Saturday 14th February
9pm - 3am
Free before 11pm / £5 after
@ Bedroom Bar
62 Rivington Street EC2A 3AY
Old St Tube / Shoreditch High Street Station

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