Preview: Sidestepper U.K. Tour (U.K. Wide, 14th to 31st July)


If the British Summer is hesitating to make its appearance, let’s enjoy the Colombian one.

From the 14th of July at Larmer Tree Festival to the 31st with their gig at Port Eliot Festival (including stop-overs at WOMAD, Latitude, Tropical Pressure & London Village Underground), Sidestepper will warm your soul and let you sweat dancing their hot Latin rhythms.

The Bogotà-based 5-piece band, led by British producer Richard Blair (who we interviewed few months ago), will surely focus its performances on their sixth album titled Supernatural Love and released by Real World Records in April. It will be an irresistible down-to-earth music experience thanks to the sanguine and organic melodies and rhythms recalling the Afro-Colombian tradition. But Sidestepper will also look back to their previous works, liven up the tempo with some relentless electro-cumbia and blow you away with their percussive vigour.

Be ready for plenty of free-range Latin American grooves, Caribbean mellow vibes and electronic accessories, because with nine gigs in two weeks it’ll be really easy for you to enjoy the Colombian mild climate brought to the UK by Sidestepper.

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