Another bumper line up of tropical rhythms and skanking global funk as The Fontanas join us to coincide with the release of their debut album 'Purple Patch' with a headline live show ?to whip up the crowd into a carnival frenzy with their brand of festival friendly Brazilian Funk and party vibes. London 9-piece The Big Steal are a mighty fine support with fresh originals & twisted Ska-Rocksteady ready to bring the house down. And to kick things off we're super excited to welcome beatbox musician extraordinaire David X who promises us a special afro-latin twist to the set complete with soulful songstress Noga Ritter. Whilst Movimientos DJs keep it jumping joining the dots between latin rhythms, global bass and tropical carnival sounds.
Positive and 100% feelgood their sounds consist of Brazilian funk and jump up Latin, ska and soul and the band is comprised of hand picked musicians who have played alongside the likes of Incognito and Alice Russell are specialists at whipping the crowd in to a funky latin frenzy. The Fontanas have been trail blazing across the festival scene with recent appearances at Bestival, Glastonbury, The Secret Garden Party, Boomtown, Edinburgh Festival, BT London Live Victoria Park & Ronnie Scotts.
THE BIG STEAL
Fresh originals & twisted Ska-Rocksteady from this London 9-piece fronted by the soulful Yvette Riby-Williams (Boxettes). Featuring vocalist ?Zarif, a killer rhythm section - Bruno Heinen (keys), Gary 'Star' Williams (drums), Jay Darwish (bass) and Mike Vinaver (guitar) - and 'bone specialist Eoghan Kelly's Cork Horns, Big Steal bring the big feel!
Beatbox master alongside songstress Noga Ritter bring a afro-latin twist to their musical journey of beats and vocal effects and samples
The Fontanas + The Big Steal + David X ?+ Movimientos DJs
28th February 2015
Free before 10pm, £4 after (with membership), £6 (without)
Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Rd, Greater London, SW2 1DF
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