Jorge Drexler, Ana Tijoux, Mexrrissey and Much More Announced for La Linea 15, London’s Latin Music Festival10 February, 2015
The yearly announcement of La Linea‘s line-up is always an event for anyone interested in Latin music in the UK and this year is no different. Latin music of all varieties is well-represented in this year’s line-up which includes two of Latin America’s biggest stars, Jorge Drexler and Ana Tijoux, alongside Plaza Francia, a new project from members of Gotan Project and contemporary flamenco singer Buika.
With this year also representing a cultural alliance between the UK and Mexico there is also plenty of Mexican-fuelled activities going on with the Mexican Morrissey covers band Mexrrissey (featuring members of Mexican Institute of Sound, Café Tacuba and Calexico), Mextronica and Morgan Szymanski all getting involved this year.
The festival will take place from Tuesday 21st April until Thursday 30th April at venues across London. Find out more details at comono.co.uk/la-linea.
Here’s the full line-up:
Tuesday 21 April – Jorge Drexler – Union Chapel
Tuesday 21 April – Z’ikr – Leicester Square Theatre
Thursday 23 April – Plaza Francia – Koko
Thursday 23 April – Morgan Szymanski & Alejandro Escuer – Purcell Room Southbank Centre, Part of Year of Mexico in the UK 2015
Friday 24 April – Mextronica – Village Underground. Part of Year of Mexico in the UK 2015
Saturday 25 April – Mexrrissey – Barbican Hall. Part of Year of Mexico in the UK 2015
Sunday 26 April – Mexacustico Rich Mix. Part of Year of Mexico in the UK 2015
Monday 27 April – Buika – Barbican Hall
Thursday 30 April – Ana Tijoux – Rich Mix
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