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GRUPO LOKITO / DJ SPECIAL TERRY – The Magic Garden

August 6 @ 8:00 pm - August 7 @ 2:30 am

£5
‘‘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 contemporaryCongolese grooves with the fire of Cuban music. The results have audiences dancing in a haze of energy.

The glorious melodious vocals ofCongolese front men Eugene Makuta and Iddo

Donnatella blends with soaring guitars courtesy of Congolese guitar hero Mbokalia ‘Burkina Faso’, 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),Elpidio (bass) and Shyam(rhythm guitar).

Since their formation in 2006 the bandhave gone from strength to strength, completing several UK tours and building a solid following.

InMay 2020 Grupo Lokito were awarded an Arts Council grant to make music during lockdown and the band released three tunes on digital platforms: Yoka!, ¡Lo QuePasó! and Bolingo Ya Londres. Some more exciting new sounds are cooking in preparation for a vinyl release later this year.

Bandcamp:https://grupolokito.bandcamp.com/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPtcJ8i8EMN2W3-e68N8Q-o9ysc7nuaHs

Website: www.grupolokito.co.uk

DJ SPECIAL TERRY plays a unique selection of old skool Hip-Hop, Funk, Disco, Soul, Jazz, Afro Beat, Breaks and many other rare gems to keep the dance floor happy!

Details

Start:
August 6 @ 8:00 pm
End:
August 7 @ 2:30 am
Cost:
£5
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/grupo-lokito-the-magic-garden-tickets-162552391579

Venue

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

Organiser

The Magic Garden
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-magic-garden-25140837525