Brazil Carnival Special: Big Ben Jorge + Unity Inspiration + Aleh Ferreira + DJ Tigas + DJ Lorioca Flyer

Brazil Carnival Special: Big Ben Jorge + Unity Inspiration + Aleh Ferreira + DJ Tigas + DJ Lorioca

#FLAWA2020 has prepared a night of non-stopping dance with Ms Nina, a young multidisciplinary artist from Argentina currently based in Spain. She achieved international recognition as a net artist, exhibiting at Junior High (Los Angeles), La Térmica and La Fresh Gallery, one of the most prestigious galleries in Spain. Her musical career has made her one of the key figures to understand the Latin rhythms that sound in Europe.
Movimientos present a night of Brazilian beats celebrating the almighty carnivals of Brazil, from the Afro-Brazilian blocos of Bahia to the Baile Funk sounds of Rio’s favelas. Big Ben Jorge will be presenting their explosive Samba-Funk music live, alongside Aleh Ferreira and Samba-Reggae drum ensemble Unity Inspiration. Keeping things moving before and after DJ Tigas will be on hand with his eclectic mix of beats from MPB to Brazilian Funk, as well as DJ LoRIOca, connecting the dots between London and Rio de Janeiro with some Baile Funk & Brazilian Bass.

Artists: Big Ben Jorge + Unity Inspiration + Aleh Ferreira + DJ Tigas + DJ Lorioca

Big Ben Jorge
1970s explosive Samba Funk party music

Big Ben Jorge is a south London based group playing explosive tropical dance music inspired by 70's Brazilian pop music, particularly that of maestro Jorge Ben. Infectious groove and audacious costumes galore!

Unity Inspiration
Thundering Samba Reggae drum ensemble

A London based drumming group inspired by the vibrant, exciting music from Bahia Brazil called Samba Reggae, with their own eclectic flavour added.

Aleh Ferreira
Samba-Funk fusion grooves

Brazilian singer-songwriter Aleh Ferreira, best known as the frontman of legendary Brazilian funk band Banda Black Rio, will be bringing his Band to Hootannany . His warm, distinctive voice, samba-funk fusion grooves and lyrics that celebrate Afro-Brazilian heritage have earned him a career spanning three decades across the globe.

DJ Tigas
Brazilian beats, from Samba-Jazz to MPB

Tigas is a lover of Brazilian music, world music and its variations of electronic music. Expect to hear the sounds of Brazilian jazz and funk, Bossa Nova, MPB, Samba, Tropicalia and more Brazilian beats...

Brazilian Baile & Bass

London based DJ & event producer DJ LoRIOca creates dance-floor experiences inspired by her journey as performer & cultural researcher between London & Rio de Janeiro. Spinning an eclectic fusion of global bass, Brazilian electronic, Funk Carioca & Afro-beats her music will take you on unique journeys that embraces tropical sensuality, deep rhythms and the notorious “bailes” (dance raves) of Rio de Janeiro.

Date: 9th March 2019
Time: 9pm - 3am
Tickets: Free before 10pm, £7 after
Venue: Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Rd, Brixton, London SW2 1DF

Saturday 9th March 2019