Batmacumba and Umbela Arts present BAHIA BEATS – a night of live roots music from Bahia, Brazil mixed with the urban sounds of London and the uplifting vibes from Jamaica.
Samba, Samba-Reggae, Candomble and Afoxe inform the work of the nights very special guests ERI OKAN. With Batmacumba's very own DJ Cliffy at the decks, this is gonna be a fantastic evening. Expect powerful drumming, crowd dancing, soaring vocals and happy faces!
ERI OKAN feature Xavier Osmir and Marcina Arnold on vocals, fronting the thunderous drums of this samba reggae sensation. Traditional grooves and original songs compete to transport you to Bahia and beyond. So get on your dancing shoes or take a place at the back where you can take in the sublime fusion of carnival vibes, traditional beats and urban savvy.
Batmacumba founder DJ Cliffy returns to bring lots of sunshine to Rich Mix. Line up your caipirinhas and welcome back the renowned Brazilian beats specialist replenished with more latitude busting tunes and a hedonistic mix of funky samba and Brazilian roots.
Listen: EriOkan, Batmacumba