Posts Tagged ‘Bogota’
The most singular instrument is called Marimba and is the equivalent of the xylophone largely used in the west side of Africa.
Hip-hop has become mainstream and been widely taken over by the younger generation in many countries. The band Choc Quib Town, named after their department and city, El Choco and Quibdo, is the best example of Afro-Colombian Hip Hop.
Salsa, Cumbia and the mix of both have made their way too with bands like Markitos y su Sabrosura and Los Nemus del Pacifico the later has for many decades provided the best Cuban style Colombian Salsa
The biggest and most famous music producer is Discos Fuentes and most of the songs mentionned above are easy to find on your preferred download software.
On Saturday 8th August Fiesta Sun Bailante will celebrate the music from Colombia mixing Cumbia, Vallenato-pop, Salsa to other Tropical beats from Latin America, the Caribbean islands and Africa.
It will take place at Rubylo in central London near Bond Street station, ‘the sexiest venue in this area’.
Expect hot Vallenato-pop, Cumbia, Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Ragga, Soca, Latin House, Samba, Afro-beats, Indian sounds and the un-expected.
From 8pm we will play beautiful vintage lounge of the world, it’s ideal with a tropical cocktail!
At 9:30 learn your first steps of Colombian Salsa before Jerome, Pritesh and Herve blend their hip-shaking tropical sounds!
There will a unique dance performance from some of the most skilled and sexy Colombian dancers in the UK…watch the space!
Fiesta Sun Bailante
Saturday 8th August 09
8pm to 2am
£7 at the door, £5 on guestlist (for guestlist please email email@example.com before 4pm on the day)
23 Orchard street
W1H 6HL London
Bond Street tube station