La Linea 2023 begins with a live performance from three-time Latin Grammy profitable Peruvian singer Susana Baca who marked the fiftieth 12 months of her illustrious profession in 2021 releasing her award-winning album Palabras Urgentes. Baca will make a uncommon look in London with a present on the Jazz Café on Friday April twenty first. Brazilian rapper and star of hit Netflix documentary Amar Elo, Emicida will rejoice the wealthy legacy of black Brazilian tradition with a present on the Barbican on twenty seventh April. The Barbican can also be set to host seven-time Latin Grammy profitable Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler who received an Oscar in 2005 for ‘Al Otro Lado Del Rio’, a track which he wrote for the movie The Motorbike Diaries. Drexler will carry out music from his internationally acclaimed 2022 album Tinta y Tiempo as he makes a long-awaited return to London after a three-year absence.
Steam Down’s founder Ahnansé and Mambo Negro Data founder Daniel Michel lead the groundbreaking British-Colombian ensemble Mestizo who make their stay London debut at this 12 months’s competition combining Colombian traditions of currulao, cumbia and salsa with London’s rap verses, British diaspora music and jazz improvisation. The present coincides with their uniquely energetic self-titled debut album, Mestizo, launched through Mais Um on fifth Could 2023. The New Regency Orchestra returns with a efficiency at Color Manufacturing facility after a sold-out present finally 12 months’s competition with their distinctive spin on Jazz and Latin sounds that emanated from New York within the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s.
Award-winning Brazilian quintet Alvorada will be joined by Brazilian mandolin virtuoso Marco Ruviaro for a special show celebrating the music of Pixinguinha taking place on National Choro Day. The same venue hosts multi-award-winning virtuoso Mexican guitarist Morgan Szymanski performing a programme of music by Latin American composers highlighting the link between classical and traditional idioms.
Rich Mix welcomes LGBTQ+ rights activist Alex Etchart debuting their band Vientos presenting sounds of South American folk combined with folk songs from the British Isles and Ireland as well as electronica influences. The evening will include support sets from Andean fusion band Sagrada Familia and Venezuelan DJ Popola / Ivicore.
Chica Charcos is set to present a show with her Katiuskas band filled with poetry, dance and humour. And there’s a La Linea first efficiency for Grupo Luma who will mark the 50thanniversary of the coup in Chile in opposition to the Salvador Allende authorities by performing iconic songs of Allende’s In style Unity period and Latin America’s Nueva Canción in addition to their very own compositions. Son Jarocho group Chapulines will deliver a night of Mexican and Latin celebration sounds to AMP Studios mixing conventional Mexican music with Caribbean and rumba grooves plus particular visitor DJ – Sabor A Mi (Rinse FM).
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