La Linea, the London Latin Music Festival, returns once again this spring – April 3-May 2 – with another stellar line-up featuring Gaby Moreno, Ed Motta, Roberto Fonseca and more.
Founded in 2001, ¡Como No! have succeeded in bringing the very best Latin music artists to the capital; Mala Rodríguez, Madredeus and Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club are just some of the big names to have performed in the past.
On April 4 Rich Mix, in the heart of London’s East End, welcomes Guatemalen singer-songwriter and 2013 Latin Grammy winner, Gaby Moreno. This year’s Grammy nominee Roberto Fonseca (Buena Vista Social Club) brings his blend of Afro-Cuban jazz to KOKO on April 8, with support from London’s very own Family Atlantica.
This year’s full line-up:
April 3, Concrete
Karol Conka featuring Lady Chann + Mr Bongo Brazilian Beats DJs
April 4, Rich Mix
April 4, Union Chapel
London Community Gospel Choir featuring Omar Puente and his band
April 6, Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room
April 7, Union Chapel
Ed Motta + Dom La Nena
April 8, KOKO
Roberto Fonseca + Family Atlantica
April 10, Rich Mix
Lokkhi Terra presents CubAfrobeat featuring Dele Sosimi
April 11, Rich Mix
May 2, Electric Brixton
Grupo Niche + DJs Johnny G, Julian Mr M, Fercho KBson
Highlights of La Linea 2013: