La Linea Festival 15: The London Latin Music Festival

Posted on April 15th, 2015 in Live, News, Recent posts by .

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La Linea, the London Latin Music Festival, kicks off in the capital next week featuring performances from Ana Tijoux, Buika and Plaza Francia and a celebration of Mexico

Launched by ¡Como No! in 2001, La Linea celebrates its 15th year with a sprinkling of chilli and mescal, as the official Year of Mexico in the UK gets into full swing. Aside from the Morrissey madness of Mexrrissey, there will also be a Mexican-flavoured electronica with Mextronica and Anglo-Mexican classical music from Morgan Szymanski & Alejandro Escuer.

La Linea begins with Oscar-winning Uruguayan musician Jorge Drexler on April 21 at Union Chapel. Plaza Francia – the trio that sees Eduardo Makaroff & Christoph Müller of Gotan Project join forces with French pop powerhouse Catherine Ringer – will head to KOKO on April 23. Flamenco singer Buika returns after her sold-out 2013 La Linea show, while the South American hip-hop scene is well-represented by Chile’s Ana Tijoux and Brazilian MC Emicida.

Click here for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Plaza Francia on April 23 at London’s Koko.

Jorge Drexler April 21, Union Chapel
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Z’ikr April 21, Leicester Square Theatre
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Plaza Francia April 23, KOKO
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Emicida April 24, Rich Mix
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Year of Mexico in the UK 2015

Morgan Szymanski & Alejandro Escuer April 23, Purcell Room Southbank Centre
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Mextronica featuring Compass (Mexican Institute of Sound & Toy Selectah) April 24, Village Underground
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Mexrrissey April 25, Barbican
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Mexacustico featuring Ceci Bastida, Chetes, Jay de la Cueva, Alejandro Flores + more April 26, Rich Mix
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Buika April 27, Barbican
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Ana Tijoux April 30, Rich Mix
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Eduardo Makaroff & Christoph Müller

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