Sat 26th March9pm

Burundanga are an eclectic ensemble that fuses a variety of Rhythm & Roots from Latin America (Afro/Brazilian, Afro/Cuban Afro/Peruvian), with a big dose of contemporary grooves and rhythms: Funk, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Samba, SalSoul, etc, resulting in a unique, explosive sound full of raw energy.

All the members come from different corners of the world. – Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Angola, USA & U.K.

Burundanga has performed at the Sage Gateshead (Sound 11), York Peace Festival, Movimientos – London 2012, Alnwick Olympic Torch Relay, Alnwick Gardens & Vamos Festival 2012/13. Hoochie Coochie, As You Like It, Oak, BarLoco, Our Big Gig 2013. JamJah, Durham, Boilershop Steamer, Newcastle.

Carlos ‘El Tipo’ Rivera – Drums, Timbales ,Vocals

Paco Rivera – Congas, Latin Percussion

Darren Millett – Guitar

Katy Trigger – Bass

Alan Law – Keyboards

Berta Matillo Manau – Vocals

Simon Coleman – Drums