We have a full day's programme of the UK’s best Latin music in all its diversity. Many of the performers are winners of this years Latin UK Awards (The Lukas). Here are our main stage artists.
led by top multi-percussionist Rafael Sarmiento (Colombia), Carlos Paul (Ecuador) and Gustavo Alcantara (Peru) create exciting rhythms from South America and the Caribbean mixed with modern sounds – they have it all! You will not resist the temptation to dance to the fantastic and original music of the new latin band in town whilst they are promoting their upcoming album "The Southbound Trip" to be released this year.
Candela Ghelfi is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who uses her migrant experience as inspiration. In her own words: "travel is to live, to learn, to feel, to give and to receive, and music is a universal language which, like love, has no barriers.” Promising to be one of Europe’s successful latin artists, Cande's unique and tender voice has already been making waves in Barcelona, where she resides. She makes her debut in London, alongside Carlos Paul and Repercussion
After his hugely popular mass batucada, which rocked Crouch End last year, Marcos Santana will be back to get Crouch Enders in the rythmn yet again. Founded in April 2008 by Marcos Santana, TRIBO London is a non-profit based music organisation playing samba-reggae inspired from Bahia, Brazil
La Bomba is the UK’s most loved urban latin party. Its resident djs will bring the new latin sounds to La Clave : Salsa choke reggaeton, merengue, Dembow and much more! this time DJs Saul Maya, Luigi Sanchez and DJ Eric will be accompanied by Mike Kalle hosting the in between acts. www.labomba.uk
A children's samba reggae bloco whose members are aged 8-14. Currently the group has thiry-five membersand growing. The bloco has been running for six years and has performed at a number of events in the local area and they perform traditional samba reggae as well as samba funk, samba drum and bass, samba bhangra and a few other musical surprises!
La Bomba All Stars
Venezuelan born, London based vocalist, luamira has graced some of the most important stages in the Uk for some time now. With his project Familia Atlantica she has been touring for years and on her solo projects. Luzmira opened to Juan Luis Guerra, one of Latin America’s most famous artists, at the Royal Albert hall in front of 6000 people and she got a standing ovation from the crowd!