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Time and Date: 2-7 pm, April 5, 2013
Location: Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd City of London, London, Greater London E1 6LA Barking and Dagenham
REMIXED SPEED DATING!
Make Beautiful Music together
Meet the producers of your dreams...
Ever wondered how to take your music into the 23rd Century and create a totally original sound? Here’s the chance to meet people who can remix your music into something new and different.
Remixers and Producers:
Come out from your studios and be introduced to LIVE musicians...
Why bother with sample packs which every Tom, Dick and Harry has when you can sample live, rare and beautiful instruments? Create new sounds from your wildest imagination to make truly groundbreaking music. Collect stems and make great collaborations.
In a pioneering attempt to marry the live with the computerised, London Remixed Festival is offering the first ever Remixed Speed Dating session at Rich Mix in East London on Friday 5th April 2013
It will form part of an astonishingly innovative day which sets out to encourage long and fruitful partnerships. We are inviting hundreds of amazing live bands who make music from around the globe + producers and DJs who are beavering away in studios and smashing live venues.
We offer this event for FREE and the day will include seminars from renowned producers and remixers, on how to mix analogue and digital, experts on sample law, DJs, one-on-one sessions with funding and grant organisations, and most importantly a place to meet any bands and mixers .
Time and Date: 8pm - 1am, March 8, 2013 - March 9, 2013
Location: Rich Mix, 35/47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Ballet Nimba, Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, Akawe', Sir Loui & DJ Freestyle
Info: Focus Organization are proud to announce the partnership with Continental Drifts for their so successful project: Global Local at Rich Mix.
Time and Date: 8pm - 1am, January 25, 2013 - January 26, 2013
Location: Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: They Say Jump, Mamanollora, Voodoo Love Orchestra, DJ Cal Jader & Arias
Info: We got some hot, like a tin roof, bands and djs straight from the London Latin Underground. Expect Ska, Latin Funk, Cumbia, Cuban Comparsa, Reggae and Swing...
Time and Date: July 27, 2012 - August 12, 2012
Location: Tower Hamlets, London Tower Hamlets
The Stage at BT London Live Victoria Park will showcase some of the East End’s brightest up-and-coming and established talent, as well as a diverse range of British and international acts, creating a truly all-inclusive flavour to BT London Live’s celebration of the Olympic Games.
Many established acts, including veteran DJ Norman Jay and British jazz stalwart Courtney Pine will descend on Victoria Park to provide musical relief. From the Hackney Colliery Band, representing the creativity of the capital’s East End, to Live Connection bringing new British talent to the fore, to Rhythms of the City Samba’s leading percussion performance, expect the unexpected at this iconic London location. Dance ‘til you drop as legendary club nights Guilty Pleasures and Club de Fromage take up residence on the Stage.
Time and Date: July 27, 2012 - July 29, 2012
Location: Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe (nr Penrith), Cumbria City of London
KENDAL CALLING 2012- KENDAL, CUMBRIA.
WHAT A GREAT LINE UP FOR 2012! FOR ALL LINE UP INFORMATION VISIT THE KENDAL CALLING WEBSITE!
Time and Date: 9pm - 3am, April 6, 2012 - April 7, 2012
Location: XOYO, 32 Cowper Street, London EC2A 4AW City of London
Artists: Orange Hill Productions, The Heatwave, Necessary Mayhem, Element Dance
The Heatwave alongside Global Local, Punch Records and Blue Lotus present a very special Hot Wuk event showcasing the cream of the UK's reggae dancehall artists, all backed by a full live band. Looking forward to the hotly anticipated festival season, this party will bring the charisma and energy of dancehall performers to the fore.
Working with festival programmers and producers, the Hot Wuk Festival showcase will help ensure that reggae and dancehall are well represented at events throughout summer 2012. Jamaica celebrates 50 years of independence this year while the Jamaican Olympic athletics team led by Usain Bolt will ensure that Jamaica is on everyone's lips.
Alongside the live acts, Rinse FM's bashment crew The Heatwave present their high energy festival show joined by carnival dancers in full samba costume. Plus Ras Kwame's Orange Hill and dancehall producer Curtis Lynch with his Necessary Mayhem sound will play futuristic and foundational reggae vibes.
The event celebrates Hot Wuk's journey so far; since 2010, the regular London bashment party has become a 'go-to fixture' on the clubbing calendar. Early London success saw it roll out countrywide in 2011 with events in Brighton, Leeds, Bristol, Manchester and Birmingham.
Expect to see the hottest artists, most scandalous dancers and explosive carnival hype!
Time and Date: 8pm , January 27, 2012 - January 28, 2012
Location: City of London
Artists: Manzana Tropical, FlowSnatcha, Remolino Kieto, Warmi, DJ Arias
For the fourth year running Movimientos and Global Local present their annual showcase of the finest new Latin acts to emerge in the capital. From heavy Peruvian cumbia grooves, Cuban - Reggae fusion to the freshest urban electro tropical beats and all female Latin folk and roots. Catch these acts before the festival stages by storm!
Manzana Tropical is a brand new act playing a form of Peruvian Cumbia known as Chicha. Brought up in London’s thriving Latin American scene, young musicians Manuy and Cleyder Figueroa are taking inspiration from their Peruvian heritage. Their music embodies influences from classic Peruvian acts as well as guitar based Latin acts like Santana, and then they mix it all up with a hot London vibe. The band also contains experienced musicians from one of the finest Andean fusion acts – Kausary - who have played at most of the UK’s top festivals and have toured extensively in Europe.
FlowSnatcha sees Cuban MC Floiran and Swiss-Argentinian DJ / Producer The Snatcha connect for a heavy hitting musical cross pollination that affirms the contemporary versatility of Afro-Cuban beats. Anchored in sound of the Caribbean and Cuban Hip Hop, blending in elements of Dancehall and Moombahton with electronic dance music (House, Dubstep, and Breakbeat), soulful vocals and a touch of Merengue, Timba and Swing, the FlowSnatcha formula gets you moving instantly.
Remolino Kieto burst on to the London scene with an addictive, masterful sound that combines Andean rhythms with psychedelic Latin rock, romantic bolero and reggae influences. High energy, well-crafted tunes with soul. Musical inspiration ranges from Led Zeppelin to Pablo Milanes, Janis Joplin and Omara Portuondo. The band features some of the UK's top Cuban musicians; drawing on the strong songwriting of lead singer Ramsay Estevez.
Warmi was born as a 5 piece band in October 2011, in London, during an event dedicated to the Cultural Resistance of the Indigenous from the Abya Yala (America in their Native Language). The all-female line up features world-class musicians playing a mix of traditional songs and original compositions.With Phaxsi Coca and Vicki Cespedes, from Bolivia, on Kena and Panpipes; Paloma Palomino, from Peru, on Charango, Guitar and Vocals; Corina Piatti, from Argentina, on Vocals and Guitar and Renu, who has family roots in India, from London, on Percussion.
Manzana Tropical www.facebook.com/pages/Manzana-Tropical-UK-Chicha-music
Remolino Kieto soundcloud.com/ramsayandthereptiles/sets
DJ Arias www.movimientos.org.uk/latino-dj-salsa-tropical-cumbia-colombian-london.html
DJ Arias is the co-founder of the Movimientos movement. His DJ sets are always pushing the boundaries of Latin music while staying true to his Colombian roots. He’s no stranger to London and festival dance floors with his malicious blend of "Classicos" and "Dutty" Tropical beats.
Time and Date: 1pm - 7pm, September 4, 2011
Location: Gunnersbury Park, W3 Ealing
Artists: Fusing Naked Beats Ft Sandhya Sanjana, Beatboxer Ekko, Magical Angali, Shammi Pithia, Arun Ghost, Hadez, + special guests
This year's O2 London Mela will be held in Gunnersbury Park on Sunday 4th September, this is the last weekend of the summer holidays so we hope to finish the season off in style.
There will be nine zones with The Main Stage, Mix tent, BBC Introducing, The Classical stage Community & Kids zone, Outdoor arts and ‘In conversation with’ not to mention the food markets and our fabulous funfair.
Our line up for this year is even more exciting than ever with a host of recording stars and performers from the UK and around the world all mixed together with dance, theatre and classical performances.
Indy Indie Stage:
Hosted by Global Local & Continental drifts, the Newest stage at the O2 London Mela is 'Indy Indie'.
They will bring you music from the 'leftfield' of the South Asian Diaspora, from Desi rock to Indo Electronica and beyond. Be prepared for something different, something new and a surprise or two!
Time and Date: August 12, 2011
Location: Tower Hamlets
Info: Global Local returns to Shoreditch to showcase some latin bands with our partner Movimientos!
Time and Date: August 4, 2011 - August 7, 2011
Time and Date: July 30, 2011 - July 31, 2011
Kendal Calling is an award-winning, innovative, independent festival based in the Lake District. It features pioneering contemporary music and art alongside traditional rural entertainment. We pride ourselves on being the most fun you can have in the countryside with fields full of activities and attractions for everyone, from families to stag parties!
Come and join us for a weekend of festivity and escapism in the fresh country air.
Time and Date: July 24, 2011
The borough’s parks are set to come alive with 16 days of music, laughter and drama as Ealing Summer Festivals returns for another season.
Crowds outside the big top at Ealing Summer Festival
Celebrations kick-start in July with Greenford and Acton Carnivals, followed by five nights of side splitting comedy performed by some of the World’s leading comedians in Walpole Park.
The festivals will continue with specialist one day events including Opera in the Park, Ealing Blues and Ealing Global music festivals.
Time and Date: July 22, 2011 - July 24, 2011
Info: The Secret Garden Party is a temporary community that is as free, irreverent, friendly and engaging as it is possible to be. It is conceived as a moment in the year where you can connect to your creative powers, explore your wildest fantasies and meet thousands of people who all want to meet you. It is a gathering that exists for only four days - away from cities and schedules, brand and boundaries - founded on participation and with the potential to change your life. It is a festival of the arts...where everyone is the artist.
Time and Date: 8pm, May 13, 2011 - May 14, 2011
Location: RichMix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road City of London, Greater London E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Info: Global Local continues it's exploration of London's global music, this month featuring KATY CARR & THE AVIATORS, as part of her Escapologist Tour, as well as RUTH THEODORE.
Time and Date: 8pm, April 15, 2011
Location: Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Bug Prentice, Calm of Zero, Captain Angelo, Marlo Donato, Mike Oliver, DJ Stella OBE
Info: Global Local returns in April at Rich Mix and continues it's journey of London's global music. This month we've partnered with Attitude is Everything to bring you a great spread of music
Time and Date: 6:30pm, March 31, 2011
Location: Baden-Powell House, 67 Queen's Gate Mews, London SW7 5JS Kensington
Artists: Katy Carr
Info: Kazimierz ‘Kazik’ Piechowski, now 91, one of the few Auschwitz prisoners to escape, is visiting Britain for the first time, to share his story through an evening of film and music.
Time and Date: 19:30, February 18, 2011
Location: Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Artists: Cocos Lovers
Info: Global Local and Two For Joy Music present the 2011 Acoustic Soundclash Showcase event. 4 top bands representing the myriad of styles within the "folk" genre.
Time and Date: 19:30, January 21, 2011 - January 22, 2011
Location: Rich Mix, 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA Tower Hamlets
Info: Fresh from their New Year’s Eve fiesta at RichMix, Global Local Latin partner Movimientos present a taste of the current live Latin scene in the UK.
Time and Date: 12.30pm, August 6, 2010
Location: St Batholomew's Hospital (Barts), Great Hall, North Wing, London, EC1A 7BE City of London
Info: he Festival returns to Barts for a third year of lively summer music that also sees musicians playing duets and solos on the wards of Barts Hospital for outpatients, staff and visitors.
Time and Date: August 5, 2010 - August 8, 2010
Location: Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire, HR8 Herefordshire
Artists: Alejandro & The Magic Tombolinos, Victor Menace!!!, Cut A Shine, Katy Carr , Plaster of Paris, Lokandes, Longjon La Flecha, Los Chinches, Latin Dub Soundsystem, Wara, Ruth Theodore, Jardares Por Fuera, Deathray Trebuchay, Hot Club of Belleville, DJ Tofu, DJ Penny Metal, DJ Smetlava, Jardares Por Fuera, The Sea (Dj), Urgent Union Soundsystem (Djs), DJ Cal Jader, DJ Tora
Info: The Big Chill offers a highly evolved, all-round experience that is completely unique, with a wide variety of music and performance, art, comedy, dance and film, technology and its relationship with nature.
Time and Date: 13.30pm, July 25, 2010
Location: Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing, W5 Ealing
Info: Old and new Roma and Klezmer music from around the globe will be celebrated at this year’s Gypsy themed Global Festival. This fast-paced, Gypsy, Balkan, Folk-fused, eclectic showcase will have audiences toe-tapping, hand-clapping and jumping like mad.
Time and Date: 12:00, July 25, 2010
Location: Valentines Park and Mansion, Ilford Redbridge
Artists: Hot Club of Belleville
Info: Free Admission. Music, Entertainers, extreme sports demos, food stalls and much more
Time and Date: 1pm - 7pm, June 27, 2010
Location: Entrance via Winns Terrace, E17 Waltham Forest
Info: Waltham Forest Councils’ annual environmental event provides information on council services and environmental issues, childrens’ activities and entertainment including arts and crafts, produce and flower shows as well as exhibitions on renewable energy.
Time and Date: September 7, 2008
Location: Enfield Town Park, EN1
Artists: B-loco, Saravah Soul, The Max Pashm Band
Time and Date: August 16, 2008
Location: Richmond, London
Time and Date: August 6, 2008
Location: Finsbury Circus Gardens, Moorgate, London, EC2
Artists: Romani Rad
Time and Date: July 30, 2008
Location: Finsbury Circus Gardens, Moorgate, London, EC2
Artists: The Matzos
Time and Date: July 6, 2008
Location: Blackheath, Shooter Hill Road, nr Black Heath Gate for Greenwich Park SE3
Artists: Kogui, Ballalouda
Time and Date: June 8, 2008
Location: Clissold Park, Hackney, London N16
Artists: Latin Dub Soundsystem, Brothers Bab, The Love Grocer