Una noche con la raíces del folclor Colombiano !! Catalog Music presents a special, intimate night of tropical South American sounds inside the space feat Colombian gaita cumbia roots ensemble LA DESCARGA. (looking forward to welcoming these guys finally, after they were due same time last year, but inhibited to travel because of Melb lockdown). La Descarga (meaning ‘rhythm explosion’) make their long awaited live debut up from Melbourne on Meeanjin country. Recently celebrating their 10yr anniversary as a group, they play the sizzling sounds from the tropical coasts of the coffee & sugar plantation lands of Colombia - Atlantico / Carribean / Pacifico Cumbia, Gaita, Palenque, Porro, Puya, Currulao, Mapalé and more! Traditional flutes (‘Gaitas’) combine with raw afro-latin percussion and electrifying singing and dance for an immersion of Colombian heritage roots music culture! https://youtu.be/ryrFORble68 https://ladescargaband.com/about Alongside Sabrosa ‘Son Sistema’ crew’s DJ Paprika keeping things sizzling for the in-betweens. Tropical Folkloric Colombian vinyl selections collected from trips to these regions - styles & flavours such as cumbia, palenque, porro, puya, salsa, etc. *those that remember Sabrosa head honcho Carlo/Pepe Sol co-compiler of definitive ‘Colombian Melting Pot 1960-1985’ music compilation on legendary reissue recordings house - Analog Africa Records (a firm label favourite here at Catalog Music): https://analogafrica.bandcamp.com/.../diablos-del-ritmo... www.mixcloud.com/sabrosa viva cumbia, viva Colombia, vamos bailar!! get ready to swing away the cold winter - Colombian roots style!! Viva Colombia. + we’ll have some specially selected Latin LPs and titles out on the Catalog racks, for those wanting to take some South American music heat home with them. 8pm-12am. $15 pre-sale online tix (Humanitix link . . . . ) to reserve your spot in the space!