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Ondatrópica Return to Europe for 2013 Tour

By 30 April, 2013

In May, the Colombian super-group Ondatrópica – whose debut record was voted Sounds and Colours’ album of the year for 2012 – will embark on a European tour to share their eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary Colombian sounds in venues across the continent.

Headed by Will ‘Quantic’ Holland and Mario Galeano of Frente Cumbiero, the group’s fusion of music styles ranging from salsa to cumbia, ska to electro and bossa nova to funk, made their eponymous debut album a “modern masterpiece”, with legendary musicians and up-and-coming stars collaborating to blend classic and modern styles of Colombian music for a global audience.

The band will be making a series of appearances across Europe between May and August, gracing festivals like the UK’s Glastonbury (26-30 Jun) and France’s Festival du Bout de Monde (01-03 Aug), as well as playing venues such as London’s KOKO (31 May) and Berlin’s Gretchen (22 May).

Full dates for the Ondatrópica tour can be found below. For more info and to buy tickets, visit

19 May – Chillout Festival Instanbul, Turkey
20 May – Music Meeting Nijmegen, Netherlands
21 May – Mojo Club Hamburg, Germany        
22 May – Gretchen Berlin, Germany      
23 May – Principal Club  Thessaloniki, Greece  
24 May – Gagarin 205 Athens, Greece      
27 May – Mawazine Festival Rabat, Morocco      
29 May – Penelope Madrid, Spain        
30 May – Teatro Alhondiga Bilbao, Spain        
31 May – KOKO London, UK
01 Jun – Hay Festival Hay-on-Wye, UK
05 Jun – OFFest Skopje, Macedonia         
08 Jun – Le 104 Paris, France
26-30 Jun – Glastonbury Festival Pilton, UK
28 Jun – Festival Couleur Café Brussels, Belgium
11-13 Jul – Pohoda Festival 2013 Bratislava, Slovakia      
16 Jul – Kulturzentrum Tollhaus Karlsruhe, Germany        
18-22 Jul – Soundwave Festival Tisno, Croatia  
25-28 Jul – WOMAD Malmesbury, UK                    
01-03 Aug – Festuval Du Bout De Monde Crozon, France   

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