A single of the top forces of Portugal’s contemporary new music scene, singer-songwriter Dino d’Santiago is verified to enjoy at this year’s La Linea Pageant on Saturday 4th May perhaps at Wealthy Combine in East London. He joins a hefty monthly bill declared previously this yr featuring the likes of Antonio Sanchez with his Grammy-successful ‘Birdman’ are living rating, a United kingdom debut from groundbreaking Cuban-Malian band Las Maravillas de Mali, ‘The Queen of New Cumbia’ La Yegros, and lauded Mexican singer-songwriter Carla Morrison.

A Portuguese singer of Cape Verdean descent, Dino employs classic rhythms blended for present day dancefloors with a range of instruments and electronics, and lyrics in both equally Creole and Portuguese, connecting unique Portuguese-talking communities all around Lisbon with the broader earth. His track “Nova Lisboa” has come to be that city’s anthem.

At La Linea, he will execute materials from his most current album Mundu Nôbu, which pulls in styles from across the Portuguese-talking earth from Mozambique, Cape Verde, and Angola to Guinea, São Tomé and Brazil. Collaborators on the report incorporate Seiji, an English producer who manufactured his name in the club scene in the 1990s, writer, producer and engineer Rusty Santos who has previously worked with Animal Collective and DJ Rashad, as effectively as Kalaf and Branko of Buraka Som Sistema, an EDM Portuguese group that served bring Angolan kuduro to European audiences, and popularised a fusion dubbed zouk bass.

In addition to d’Santiago’s live performance, the pageant has also exposed aspects of this year’s support exhibits, which incorporate Patagonia’s climbing star rock gods The Otherness (“Authentic, high-quality, passionate rock, these men genuinely imply it – Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6Audio) who will open up for Los Auténticos Decadentes at the Electrical Brixton, French-Spanish duo Sofree showcasing their exceptional get on electro-hip hop conquer creating fused with Latin soul ahead of Yelfris Valdes’s gig at Abundant Blend, and a DJ established from London’s longest operating cumbia club night, Arriba La Cumbia!, before The King of Cumbia Celso Pina can take the phase.

Tickets for all La Linea exhibits are on sale now and out there down below.

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