London’s Latin Music Festival La Linea Starts Today

By 16 April, 2012

La Linea 12, the latest edition of London’s biggest Latin music festival, starts today. The festival will last for almost two weeks, with eight concerts featuring a wide variety of Latin music happening in London during that time. Additionally, the festival will also be breaking out of London to present a first UK tour for Céu, one of our favourite Brazilian singers.

The festival will start tonight with Portugal’s Madredeus playing at the Barbican hall. Later in the week there will be a Brazilian triple bill at the KOKO featuring Céu, Curumin and Lucas Santtana. See below to find out the full line-up for the festival.

Monday 16th April
Barbican Hall

Thursday 19th April
Céu, Curumin & Lucas Santtana

Saturday 21st April
Roberto Pla Latin Ensemble
plus DJs
Islington Town Hall

Tuesday 24th April
The London Lucumi Choir
Gerardo y su Rumba Ache
Rich Mix

Wednesday 25th April
Juan De Marcos Afro Cuban All Stars
Lokkhi Terra
Barbican Hall

Thursday 26th April
Bolivar Hall

Friday 27th April
Sala and The Strange Sounds
HMV Forum

Friday 27th April
Che Sudaka
Los Chinches
DJs Cal Jader (Movimientos) Sacha Dieu (Stranger Than Paradise)
Village Underground

Plus, here are the dates that Céu and Curumin will be playing across the UK:
Wednesday 18th April, St George’s Hall, Bristol
Friday 20th April, Band on The Wall, Manchester
Sunday 22nd April, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry
Monday 23rd April, The Sage, Gateshead
Tuesday 24th April, Komedia, Brighton

More information and online ticket sales available from:

Also worth checking out is La Linea’s History of Latin Music in London storywheel

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