All roads lead to Hootananny Brixton once the Lambeth Country Show 2019 closes its doors! The fun need not stop as The Fontanas will be bringing those feel-good summer sounds to Brixton with their big brassy Latin sound alongside some killer afrobeat tunes from JORO and Muttnik’s high octane funk & soul. Original dub pioneer Tony Thorpe will be keeping things moving and connecting the dots with a killer blend of funk, soul, boogie, afrobeat & house. Don’t miss out.
FREE b4 10pm, £8 after
Lineup: The Fontanas + JORO + Muttnik + DJ Tony Thorpe
Big Brassy Latin, Soul & Funk
The Fontanas bring a sound which says everything that's great about summer, delivering an upbeat live-set that gets audiences bouncing like carnival come early. Having trail blazed across the festival circuit and lapped it up, their sound embraces the heritage of tropical Brazil, but defines itself from their base in West London, with members having performed alongside the likes of: Mr Scruff, Milton Nascimento, Alice Russell, Culture Club and beyond.
“Seriously funky and Feel Good.” - DJ Edu BBC1Xtra
“Wonderful Live. A testament to the act's diversity” - XFM
10-Piece Afrobeat Sensation
Comprised of a group of experienced musicians from different genres who share a love of afrobeat and afro-funk music, 10-piece band JORO mix the sounds of the legendary Fela Kuti with their own originals and modern afrobeat to produce music you can't help but dance to.
High Energy Funk & Soul
Having been playing together for the last 3 years, funk & soul trio Muttnik promise to deliver a high octane set full of originals tunes and classic covers ready to set the dancefloor alight.
Original Dub Pioneer
Playing a killer blend of funk, soul, boogie, afrobeat & house, Tony Thorpe is best known for his groundbreaking Moody Boyz output, as well as for setting up a host of independent labels including Warrior Records, BPM, Language Records, and his newest imprint Studio Rockers. His productions remain at the cutting edge, including recent remixes for artists including Amy Winehouse, Erykah Badu, Lee Scratch Perry, Roots Manuva and Bloc Party. He also curated the 'Dub Step Chronicles' for Massive Attack's Meltdown Festival, and continues to keep busy with DJ appearances around the world. Tony Thorpe is one of British musics true mavericks and has been surfing the contours of echo drop dub since he first started fusing tape looped noise with earthbound funk as 400 Blows over 20 years ago.
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