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Friday 11 August
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In a nutshell
The UK live debut for Argentina’s mighty Kumbia Queers!
Kumbia Queers describe their style as 1000% Tropi Punk – a wild mixture of Afro-Cuban and Latin American Cumbia influences, queerness and punk spirit. At a time when the electronic and world music scenes from New York to Europe are in the process of discovering Cumbia music, the chicas are reinterpreting Latin American heart-ache and macho posturings, bringing fun and politics together in their own wild style.
What to Expect
Live performance provided the band Kumbia Queers as well as Movimientos DJs and guests
What people are saying
'The spectacular beats promise change - here and now. But at the same time, the Cumbia rhythm keeps everything balances and seductive.' SPEX
'Kumbia Queers not only masterfully wove harder edge rhythms and danceable grooves, but they also did it with undeniable showmanship. There’s a little bit of a musical cultural shock when you first see the punk-rock clad women suddenly synchronize their dance moves on stage – cumbia stye. There was a head banging and hip swaying. It’s not your grandmother’s cumbia.' austin360.com
Why does Rich Mix matter?
'Rich Mix is a space where bands such as Kumbia Queers and those who appreciate and identify with Latin music and Queer identity can comfortably enjoy this experience. Rich Mix does not discriminate and provides a space for diverse global experiences in London. This is why Rich Mix matters.'
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Things you should know
For ages 16+
This event is wheelchair accessible.