Continental Drifts present: Tootard & more!


We can't wait to be back at Hootananny to set the 21st century silk road ablaze with this multi-cultural line-up where Middle Eastern Psychedelic Mountain Rock meets Gypsy Folk, Circus and Ska!

Full line-up and info below:

9PM - 3AM

TootArd توت أرض

TootArd (Arabic for Strawberries) is a “Mountain Roots Rock” band from the majestic mountainside village of Majdal Shams in the Occupied Syrian Golan Heights. Their “Laissez Passer” documents say their identities are “Undefined” but they are sure that music will lead them. Singing in Arabic and gliding across the borders of West African, Saharan, Caribbean grooves and classical Arabic modalities, they will make every audience laugh, dance, smile, ask questions, and imagine the many possibilities for a better future…




Hailing straight from the boot of Italy, Tarantola is a London based Folk-Rock - Gypsy band that brings "Taranta", the traditional music of Salento to the British music scene.

6 energetic musicians who come from different corners of the world including Italy, Spain, England,Brasil and Cyprus who share their diverse musical influences with captivating circus performances exclusive for their upcoming album entitled "Rogue Rouge Circus", containing 5 singles that will be released one by one monthly from the 18th of january 2019..




MAMA MIA! Riding a wave of “why didn’t we think of that?” from every other band on the circuit, Skabba take the near perfect songwriting craftsmanship of Swedish legends ABBA and combine it with the foot stomping rhythms and rawness of classic SKA and rocksteady music.

Dj Pacho

DJing carnival world sounds to uplift your spirit & soul.Dancing not required but contagious. the best vibes of Ragamuffin, gypsy, electro-swing, cumbia.
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Podcast: Rhythm Passport On Air w/ TootArd (August 2020)

There’s no doubt that, since last time we met them two years ago, the Nakhleh brothers have grown up, changed and arguably matured. Musically, they sound like two different people. As much as TootArd, the group they founded in Majdal Shams (their hometown on the Golan Heights) in 2010, sounds…

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At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: Aar Manta , Afrikan Boy , Ayanna Witter-Johnson , Bcuc , Carleen Anderson , Dj Khalab , Femina , Guts , Isaac Birituro , Isaac Birituro & The Rail Abandon , Jambinai , Judi Jackson , Killah Priest , Kodjovi Kush & Afrospot Orchesta , Nicola Cruz , Nuri , Reginald Omas Mamode lV , Sama , Shkoon , Simo Lagnawi , Skabba , Tarantola , Tenesha The Wordsmith , Terri Walker , The Rolling Shakers , TootArd , Yolanda Brown

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