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CUMBIA SABANERA feat. Javi Molina & Nirk’ Molina & Dj Carlitos Nino

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - April 9 @ 2:00 am

Join us again for our TROPICAL FRIDAY bringing some more authentic Latin American vibes to the garden with some of our best artists

CUMBIA SABANERA feat. Javi Molina & Nirk’ Molina

The band is bringing the legacy and origins of Cumbia, the rural roots style from the Montes de Maria region of Colombia’s Caribbean north, remembering Andres Landero the king of Cumbia, Los corraleros de Majagual, Lisandro Meza among others with the voice and melodies of the accordion played by Nirk Molina (Monteria), adapting the sound of this European instrument to the expressiveness of the indigenous flutes (gaitas) alongside the voice and sounds of Javi Molina (Cartagena) on Caja/ Tambora drums next to the guiro and maracas and other percussion borrowed from African traditions. The band’s fantastic sound represents the finest expression of this type of cumbia a truly Caribbean art form joined on stage by a crack squad of the finest Latin musicians in the London scene playing heavyweight Colombian-Caribbean music full of traditional Sonido sabanero, the most popular rhythms including Porro, Tambora, chande and Cumbia now a well-known genre across the world and known for its signature rhythm and introducing us into the tropical sounds of Son, paseo, puya, merengue and more..

Hosted by DJ Carlitos Nino (Arriba la Cumbia/Latinos in London)

Bringing a selection of music on the decks bringing the sounds of Latin America from vintage vinyl sounds of Cumbia, Salsa Brava, and a Tropical blend of modern rhythms, Latin funk, disco, Dancehall and remixes from around the world to heat the dance floor plus special guests.

Colombia, music is a passion that reflects the great cultural, regional and ancestral diversity of its people and geography. Much of the music is a blend of Spanish and European influences with indigenous sounds and African beats. Often dubbed the “land of a thousand rhythms,” Colombia is home to a dynamic, unforgettable and ever-evolving musical environment.


April 8 @ 8:00 pm
April 9 @ 2:00 am


The Magic Garden
231 Battersea Park Road, London, SW11 4LG
London, SW11 4LG GB


The Magic Garden