Posts Tagged 'Salsa'

The Original Sound of Cumbia

The sound of Colombia’s Caribbean coastline, cumbia is one of Latin America’s most outstanding popular music forms. This influential genre had a major impact on overseas salsa, as well as certain styles of Mexican music, and inspired large audiences in


New Years Eve Fiesta!

Traditional Spanish hospitality and fiery flamenco at Costa Dorada for a New Year’s eve of fine cuisine and hospitality. This is a great opportunity to try something different this year and experience a unique New Year experience.

Wara EP

Bright young starlets and stalwarts of London’s happening latin live scene, Wara come forth with their inaugural release and it certainly does not disappoint. Capturing the best of what has become a really entertaining, tight and above all fun band


Quantic y su Combo Barbaro @ Scala

Quantic will be bringing his Combo Barbaro to London’s KOKO for the first night of their European tour. Expect top-notch cumbia and salsa!


Roberto Pla @ Momo’s

Percussionist, composer and bandleader, Roberto Pla is a father figure for all UK Latin musicians. Born in Colombia, Roberto settled in the UK and has played and recorded with many artists such as Joe Strummer, Kate Bush, the Newyorican Poets,

Learning Latin dance in London

Jungle heads out into the field to find the best tips from the world of dance in London “I got married at forró”, says Aruna de Oliveira Costa. Her statement might sound weird at first, but it represents how something first

Latin dance classes in London

Samba The ultimate symbol of the identity of Brazilian music, samba bears roots in African dances and was developed from Bahian samba rodas (in a round), with the Afro-Brazilian style frequently associated to capoeira. Part of Brazilian Cultural Heritage, samba

10 years of La Linea festival

The barrage of latin music descends upon London for its 10th year Ever since Omara Portuondo and Ozomatli played the very first edition back in 2001, La Linea’s been fanning the flames of London’s rather passionate love affair with Latin