Afrocidade + Baque Luar

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Bahian powerhouse Afrocidade fly in from Salvador, Brazil, bringing a unique blend of Afro-Brazilian rhythms, Dub, Dancehall and Afrobeat alongside London-based women's collective Baque Luar multi-vocal percussive grooves.Beginning as a group of percussionists coming together, the band is considered one of the most exciting bands coming out of Bahia, Brazil, Afrocidade bring their sounds of resistance to London with a unique blend of Brazilian rhythms.Joining them will be Baque Luar, a London-based collective of female vocalists and percussionists celebrating Afro-Brazilian roots music. Combining original multi-vocal compositions and arrangements, powerful percussive grooves, a unique mixture of body percussion and a spectacular array of drums, these women are guaranteed to inspire.Presented by Movimientos & MAMA SOUNDIn Association with Giro Planejamento CulturalTickets: £12.50 OTD / £10 advance / £8 concessions

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