London Remixed Festival
On 26th November 2011, Continental Drifts Music / Magpies Nest / Kazum / Movimientos / Wormfood – the people behind legendary music festivals and club nights including Global Local, Club Dada, Hootananny, Passing Clouds, Polka Tent, Valley of the Antic and Electro Swing – launches a brand new music festival called The London Remixed Festival.
The London Remixed Festival launch event will showcase a killer line up of the very best acts from Global Local, hot from the dusty, muddy fields of 2011’s coolest festivals and club nights. This all day and night extravaganza of exciting live festival bands will be remixing global London.
More info and updates on the blog here: londonremixedfestival.blogspot.com
There will be performances from:
Los Chinches – Playing a version of Pschedelic Cumbia that really rocks from 1960s Peru
AJ Holmes and The Hackney Empire – African Remix – ‘the new electric hi-life’ – Holmes’s unique blend of African music, poly-rhythms and electronic pop
Polina Skovoroda & Fanfara – Storming 11 piece Balkan/Yiddish Brass Special polinashepherd.co.uk
Mavrika – Greek Rembetika Remix – The first London / Greek band to tackle the 1930s revolutionary music Rembetika, a music that was banned by Greece’s past governments and fostered inside jails nme.com/nme-video/youtube/id/CGimTov3VE8
Urusen – 21st Century Folk remix Freshly signed to Real World Records urusen.co.uk
Sheelanagig – Jumping Gypsy and Hoedown band sheelanagig.co.uk
Romani Rad – 17 amazing Roma Gypsy Dancers romanirad.co.uk
Last Mango In Paris – A bizarre remix of Asian and Global Sounds with poetry and beats myspace.com/lastmangoinouterspace
Franky and The Jacks – brave folk reworker frankyandthejacks.com
Scarlet and Wilderness – myspace.com/scarlettinthewilderness
Loose Moose String Band – Jumping hoedown Appalachian retake. myspace.com/theloosemooseband
Stompin Dave – Solo guitar hero from Devon stompindave.com
Perhaps Contraption – This years favourite walkabout Brass spectacular and cross between Tiger Lillys and the Destroyers.
DJs: Tofu, Banjoe, Cal Jader, Bobby Gandalf and more to be announced
The London Remixed Festival will also have an indoor camping area, disco lifts, musical portaloos, walkabout artists, workshops and an amazing winter fair.
Saturday 26th November