Posts Tagged 'Barbican'

A conversation with Bebel Gilberto

Almiro Andrade talks to Bebel Gilberto, the heiress apparent of Bossa Nova, as she prepares for two UK concerts next week.

Maria Queen of All Hearts

JungleDrums is giving away a pair of tickets to see Maria Gadu, one of the youngest and most promising talents of MPB

The night Caetano embraced London

Caetano Veloso wraps up the Barbican in his wide musical embrace, says John Stevenson

A big hug from Caetano Veloso

The Brazilian master is back in London next month, and you could win a pair of tickets with JungleDrums


La Linea 2012 Line-up

The line-up for La Linea 2012, the latest edition of London’s premier Latin music festival, has been announced. Happening between the 16th and 27th April, there is surely something for everyone with artists coming from Latin America and Europe, as well as a fine array of London’s top Latin talent.


Roberto Fonseca UK Tour

Star of Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura series Roberto Fonseca is set for a busy 2012 with the release of new album Yo as well as a seven-date UK tour.



World premiere of Mojo, a new show blending world music, puppetry and dance, and featuring Brazilian percussionist and composer Adriano Adewale and singer and trumpeter Leo Altarelli. This is the perfect show for families this Christmas, full of magic and


Ana Moura + Lucas Santtana @ Barbican

Ana Moura is fast becoming a real star of Fado, the slowburning style of music from Portugal. Many claimed her set at this summer’s WOMAD to be the highlight of the festival. She will be joined by Lucas Santtana, a


Hermeto Pascoal @ London Jazz Festival

Legendary Brazilian musician Hermeto Pascoal is coming to the capital as part of the London Jazz Festival’s 2011 lineup. Pascoal has worked with everyone from Miles Davis to Elis Regina to Airto Moreira and is quite rightly heralded as one

JuJu (Live Review)

From the 23rd to the 28th of September, London’s Barbican staged the annual Transcender Festival – an acclaimed event that hosts a selection of global artists that supposedly perform some highly ecstatic and hypnotic grooves to world music aficionados. This