AFRI-KOKOA PRESENTS An AFRO-BRAZILIAN Adventure featuring 'DA LATA' LIVE
SATURDAY May 10th 2014 from 8pm to 1am RICHMIX, 35-47 Bethanal Green Road, Shoreditch, London, E1 6LA
AFRI-KOKOA proudly presents DA LATA live performing 20 years of Afro Brazilian adventure from their long awaited new album 'Fabiola' on Agogo Records, their first London Headline show since releasing the album. Having re-ignited after a 10-year hiatus, the group have gained critical praise for their album, re-established their reputation for blowing audiences away and have just won the UK Lukas Award for 'Best Brazilian Act of 2013'. Da Lata is a 7 piece band led by Chris Franck & Patrick Forge with Brazilian Jandira Silva on vocals. 'Fabiola' features a host of talent including Luiz Gabriel Lopes (Graveola) (Brazil), Mayra Andrade (Cape Verde), Miguel Atwood Ferguson (USA) Rich Medina (USA) Marcelo Janeci (Brazil) Luisa Maita (Brazil), Fabricio FBC (Brazil), Sacha Gabriel (Canada), Jason Yarde (UK), Finn Peters (UK) and Diabel Cissokho (Senegal) who have all helped craft a record with a raw and live approach fusing Afro-Brazilian flavours and a dance-floor sensibility.
LUKAS AWARDS Brazilian Act of the Year 2013 "A cooking live band from a dream dance club" The Guardian "Their best (album) yet" Metro 4/5 "An absorbing return, could well be their best yet" 4/5 Songlines "Da Lata back on top form. Proper London tropicalia" Gilles Peterson "Each track a trip, a pure pleasure" Laurent Garnier Charting no 1 album, 2013 Xmas/New Year charts World Music Network "A masterpiece" 9/10 Blues & Soul
AFRI-KOKOA DJs AJ Kwame plus Baggy and very special guests
Tickets: £10 in advance and £12 on the door Boxoffice: 0207 613 7498
VIDEOS: Ronco Da Cuica LIVE (forthcoming on 12")
DJ MIXES: Patrick Forge's Da Lata MIX for Gilles Peterson