On 26th November, 2011 Continental Drifts Music / Magpies Nest / Kazum / Movimientos / Wormfood, the people behind legendary music festivals and club nights including Global Local, Club Dada, Hootananny, Passing Clouds, Polka Tent, Valley of the Antic and Electro Swing launches a brand new music festival called The London Remixed Festival
The London Remixed Festival launch event held on 26th November 2011 at Rich Mix will showcase a killer line up the very best acts from Global Local, hot from the dusty, muddy fields of 2011’s coolest festivals and club nights. This all day and night extravaganza of exciting live festival bands will be remixing global London.
More info and updates on the blog here: http://londonremixedfestival.blogspot.com/
The festival will have highlight performances from
Los Chinches - Playing a version of Pschedelic Cumbia that really rocks from 1960`s Peru, 5 star reviewed and jumping.
AJ Holmes and The Hackney Empire - African Remix - 'the new electric hi-life' – Holmes's unique blend of African music, poly-rhythms and electronic pop.
Polina Skovoroda & Fanfara - Storming 11 piece Balkan/ Yiddish Brass Special http://www.polinashepherd.co.uk/
Mavrika - Greek Rembetika Remix – The first London / Greek band to tackle the 1930`s revolutionary music Rembetika, a music that was banned by Greeces past governments and was fostered inside jails. http://www.nme.com/nme-video/youtube/id/CGimTov3VE8
Urusen - 21st Century Folk remix Freshly signed to Real World Records www.urusen.co.uk/
Sheelanagig - Jumping Gypsy and Hoedown band www.sheelanagig.co.uk/
Romani Rad - 17 amazing Roma Gypsy Dancers www.romanirad.co.uk
Last Mango In Paris - A bizarre remix of Asian and Global Sounds with poetry and beats www.myspace.com/lastmangoinouterspace
Franky and The Jacks - brave folk reworker frankyandthejacks.com
Scarlet and Wilderness - www.myspace.com/scarlettinthewilderness
Loose Moose String Band - Jumping hoedown Appalachian retake. www.myspace.com/theloosemooseband
Stompin Dave - Solo guitar hero from Devon www.stompindave.com
Perhaps Contraption - This years favourite walkabout Brass spectacular and cross between Tiger Lillys and the Destroyers.
DJs - Tofu - Banjoe - Cal Jader - Bobby Gandalf and many more to be announced
But it’s not just about the music. The London Remixed Festival will also have an indoor camping area, disco lifts, musical portaloos, walkabout artists, workshops and an amazing winter fair.
Saturday 26th November 2011