Rumba de Bodas

Rumba de Bodas fly in from Bologna, Italy as part of their 2018 world tour. Expect frenetic funk rhythms, soulful horns and quality grooves all blended seamlessly with a Latin style.

Los Guayabo Brothers + DJ Galletas Calientes

Come and explore the new sounds of Colombian folklore. Los Guayabo Brothers bring a psychedelic touch to the traditional sounds of Colombia, accompanied by the brilliant DJ Galletas Calientes, head honcho at Galletas Calientes Records in Bogotá.

Cero39 + Kuenta i Tambu + KIOKO

Movimientos presents a huge line up featuring two international festival conquering acts and one of the UK’s most exciting new bands for a night of tropical rhythms inspired by the rich music of the Caribbean!

Dona Onete

Flying in from Brazil, Dona Onete - ‘the grande dame of Amazonian song’ - brings her joyous stage persona and intoxicating blend of Amazonian, Afro-Brazilian and Caribbean rhythms to London.

Viva Colombia!

At Viva Colombia we bring you the full spectrum of sounds from this amazing country from the classic Discos Fuentes 70s/80s era to traditional folk sounds, we'll be transporting you from the bustling musical hubs of Bogota and Medellin to the Pacific coast and the eastern plains, the Cali salsa style and Afro-Latin rhythms and the majestic Joropo from some of the finest Colombian musicians around in the shape of Elpidio & Su Alegria Latina and Ensamble Criollo led by virtuoso harpist Diego Laverde and master percussionist Wilmer Sifontes and to bring the best Colombian vibes.

¡Muévete! - 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.

Love Carnival with King Coya & Queen Cholas (Live) + Kaleema

Love Carnival returns to the amazing Total Refreshment Centre, 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.

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.

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.

Chico Trujillo

The sensational Chico Trujillo - one of Chile’s most legendary groups, famed for their incendiary and party-rocking live show, join us for their debut show at the Jazz Cafe. Second date added!

Chico Trujillo - 2nd date added!

Second date due to demand. The sensational Chico Trujillo - one of Chile’s most legendary groups, famed for their incendiary and party-rocking live show, join us at the Jazz Cafe.

16 June 2018

¡Muévete! with DJ Lola Manola - June

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, this month welcoming DJ Lola Manola bringing pure energy to the decks! From Salsa to Cumbia, Merengue and Samba to Reggaeton, Latin Hip Hop, Brazilian beats and Carnival bass, alongside Afrobeats, Dancehall, Soca and Global Bass.

15 June 2018

Chocolate Remix + Malphino + Brixton Cumbia Association + DJ Lola Manola

Movimientos presents a night of crazy Latin rhythms. Brixton Cumbia Association get you moving to the sounds of “Cumbia Villera” and other classic Argentinian rhythms. Malphino invite you to dive in to their mystical take on Cumbia and other Tropical sounds. Chocolate Remix, coming all the way from Argentina, bring the heat with their Lesbian Reggaeton, taking an axe to the macho stereotypes associated with the genre. And all the while DJ Lola Manola will be keeping you moving before and after with pure energy behind the decks!

9 June 2018

Alborada x Movimientos Summer Fiesta

Alborada + Movimientos join forced once again for a summer fiesta! Alborada Soundsystem DJs join Movimientos' main hombre DJ Cal Jader for a special selection of rootsy pan-Latin American dancefloor classics, with some new school gems thrown in too! Expect Salsa, Samba, Cumbia, Champeta, Merengue y Mucho Mucho Mas!

8 June 2018

Love Carnival with DJ Tahira (São Paulo)

After our debut Love Carnival out East earlier this year we are excited to announce our return! Bringing more tropical vibes to the amazing Total Refreshment Centre with two very exciting guests the mighty DJ Tahira jetting in from São Paulo and incredible live Maracatu and carnival sounds from Baque de Axé.