Reconcavo Beats is thrilled to announce the third edition of ObáObá on 7th of July 2018! Let’s celebrate Brazilian culture and music with DJ D.Vyzor, DJ Modjo Roberto, DJ Farofa and Brazilian folk music band Double Xote.
Our vibes will be in tune with Summer, with the traditional Brazilian "Festa Junina", and the World Cup. And the best part is: entry is free!
ObáObá is a collaborative party.
DJ D.Vyzor: One of the most important Brazilian DJs in Europe having previously warmed up for artists like Sergio Mendes, Criolo, Maria Rita, Os Mutantes, O Rappa, Nacao Zumbi, Mulatu Astatke and many more. Also alongside DJs: Gilles Peterson, Four Tet, Norman Jay, The Reflex.
DJ Modjo Roberto: Joel Smith is an Australian-born, London-based musician, singer, songwriter, writer, sound engineer and DJ. Expect a set that will transport you through some of the all-time great Tropicalia, MPB, Samba, Funk, Afro-Brazilian and Soul music from Brazil, stretching from Minas Gerais to Rio, Bahia and in between.
DJ Farofa is a Brazilian music researcher and curator based in Porto, Portugal. He specialises in Brazilian music and vinyl, but his influences are also diverse, ranging from modern European sounds to African roots, including psychedelic rock and folk music and is inspired by love and connections. DJ Farofa has performed at venues such as Casa da Música, Café Au Lait, Embaixada do Port and Music Box. He has also played at Festival MIMO (2016/2017), and other parties such as Baile Tropicante, Kebraku, MUSA OPORTO TOUR #1, Candonga, Pilantragi, Mundo Mestiço, DESOBEDOC and Ovar’s Carnival.
Double Xote is a London-based folk trio that celebrates the traditional forró pé-de-serra culture. They are originally from the state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Cachaça Bartolomeu is a small-batch craft cachaça that has just arrived in London. Since it's aged in native woods, it gives a unique and special flavour to the famous Caipirinha cocktail.