23th August | THURSDAY | GANDAIA Pre Carnival Night @ FLORIPA. Maracatudo Mafua + TWO generations of artists straight from Pernambuco! Mestre Santino Cirandeiro, Coco de Praia + Dj D.Vyzor on the decks!


ROOTS BRASIL: An ultimate Brazilian vibe! FREE ENTRY Every Tuesday in the heart of Central London. Barrio Central: 6, Poland Street, W1F 8S.

La Linea, The London Latin Music Festival : 6 – 19 April 2011

La Linea '11 lands with its trademark mix of established heavy hitters plus the best of the new generation puked from throughout the Latin music diaspora - with Spain, Argentina, Cuba and Brighton all represented.
Events this year include:

27 April : Deolinda

Following their recent Songlines Music Award, Deolinda is back in London with more charm, more wit and... a new album. From Portugal, Deolinda bring a flamboyant stage show, ukelele, cavaquinho, braguesa, classical guitar, double bass, all led by dreamy, storytelling singer Ana Bacalhau. Their mixture of yearning, delicate fado and Cape Verdean blues has been a huge success in Portugal; their new album Dois Selos e um Carimbo  is fresh out in the UK on World Connection.

Jandira Silva : 19 April

Born in Rio de Janiero, Jandira is a highly talented singer whose voice conveys the power of popular Brazilian music. Singing professionally since 1997, her search for wider artistic horizons have taken her from Brazil to Lisbon where she became the resident vocalist at the Casino do Estoril. Now living in London she performs a wonderful selection of rhythmic, enchanting and seductive songs.