ObáObá – Summer Edition at Grow, Hackney Wick | Free Entry

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Reconcavo Beats is thrilled to announce the third edition of ObáObá on 7th of July 2018! Let’s celebrate Brazilian culture and music with DJ D.Vyzor, DJ Modjo Roberto, DJ Farofa and Brazilian folk music band Double Xote.Our vibes will be in tune with Summer, with the traditional Brazilian "Festa Junina", and the World Cup. The party will once again take place by the canal at the amazing Grow. But this time it is different: our third and biggest ever edition is happening on a Saturday and will start earlier so we can enjoy both outside and inside areas and bars.And the best part is: entry is free!ObáObá is a collaborative party.Partners:DJ D.Vyzor: One of the most important Brazilian DJs in Europe having previously warmed up for artists like Sergio Mendes, Criolo, Maria Rita, Os Mutantes, O Rappa, Nacao Zumbi, Mulatu Astatke and many more. Also alongside DJs: Gilles Peterson, Four Tet, Norman Jay, The Reflex.DJ Modjo Roberto: Joel Smith is an Australian-born, London-based musician, singer, songwriter, writer, sound engineer and DJ. Expect a set that will transport you through some of the all-time great Tropicalia, MPB, Samba, Funk, Afro-Brazilian and Soul music from Brazil, stretching from Minas Gerais to Rio, Bahia and in between.DJ Farofa is a Brazilian music researcher and curator based in Porto, Portugal. He specialises in Brazilian music and vinyl, but his influences are also diverse, ranging from modern European sounds to African roots, including psychedelic rock and folk music and is inspired by love and connections. DJ Farofa has performed at venues such as Casa da Música, Café Au Lait, Embaixada do Port and Music Box. He has also played at Festival MIMO (2016/2017), and other parties such as Baile Tropicante, Kebraku, MUSA OPORTO TOUR #1, Candonga, Pilantragi, Mundo Mestiço, DESOBEDOC and Ovar’s Carnival.Double Xote is a London-based folk trio that celebrates the traditional forró pé-de-serra culture. They are originally from the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.Cachaça Bartolomeu is a small-batch craft cachaça that has just arrived in London. Since it's aged in native woods, it gives a unique and special flavour to the famous Caipirinha cocktail.About Grow, HackneyCarved out of an old sausage factory, Grow has been transformed into an independent canal-side bar, kitchen and creative space. It was built, and is run by a small team who rely on working within of the sharing economy of Hackney Wick and the surrounding area. We partner with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups to and hold as many free events as we can. This year, we have Slow Fire London in the kitchen. www.GrowHackney.co.ukFind us at Grow, 98C Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN. Just two minutes walk from Hackney Wick Overground and 15 mins walk from Stratford.--[Please be advised that filming and photography will be taking place during the event. If you do not wish to appear in any images captured please contact a member of the production team. The photographs/film will be used for marketing purposes.]

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