London’s La Linea Festival returns

The line-up has been revealed for the annual celebration of Latin music

The UK’s ‘La Linea’ festival of Latin music is set to return next year, including a solo show at the Royal Albert Hall from Eliades Ochoa, the frontman of Buena Vista Social Club (who played their farewell tour here two years ago). Other shows include Mexican composer and performer Camilo Lara with his latest ‘Mexrrissey’ project at The Barbican, and the UK premier of Sonorama – a celebration of Latin music on film with a big screen and live band. Also on the initial bill is Chilean-French singer Ana Tijoux and London-based Iranian/Cuban quartet Ariwo. It all runs from the 20-30 April, with full listings and venues below:

Friday 20 April - Sonorama – The Barbican
 
Monday 23 April - Ariwo + Soundspecies – Village Underground
 
Wednesday 25 April - Eliades Ochoa – Royal Albert Hall
 
Thursday 26 April - Ana Tijoux – The Jazz Café
 
Friday 27 April - Orchestra Baobab – The Barbican
 
Sunday 29 April - Mexrrissey – The Barbican
 
Monday 30 April - La Pegatina – Electric Brixton
 

More at www.LaLineaFestival.com

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