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Grupo Lokito + DJ Sacha Dieu
August 26 @ 8:00 pm - August 27 @ 2:00 am£7
GRUPO LOKITO ‘THE CONGO MEETS CUBA IN AN EXUBERANT EXPLOSION OF MUSIC’
Grupo Lokito create a modern-day cocktail of two of the great world musics; Fusing
blistering contemporary Congolese grooves with the fire of Cuban music. The results
have audiences dancing in a haze of energy.
The glorious melodious vocals of Congolese front men Eugene Makuta and Iddo
Donnatella blends with soaring guitars courtesy of Kenyan rising star Shama Shah, and
the lilting keyboards of Latin piano player Sara. All of this sits on top of the rhythmic
powerhouse team of Ernesto (drums), Emeris (congas) and Jimmy (bass)
Since their formation in 2006 the band have gone from strength to strength, completing
several UK tours and building a solid following.
DJ SACHA DIEU
“Known across the UK for sets brimming with the best in Balkan Gypsy, Electro Swing and Global Beats, don’t let this DJ fool you into thinking this is all he’s got. Genre-bending and diverse, there’s no doubt you’ll be dancing”. (Womad)
Sacha mixes different styles and genres together during his sets (Anything from 30s Swing Jazz to the latest remixes, obscurities to well known Classics). Sacha adapts his set for each new occasion.