La Descarga are back to bring the fiesta to Open Studio! SATURDAY 5TH NOVEMBER LIVE SHOW: 9.30-11.30PM // DOORS: 9PM // TICKETS: $20 + BF To the sound of the drums and the rhythms of Afro-Colombian music and dance this night will heat up your soul to a boneshaking, tropical experience. La Descarga has prepared a special night to celebrate our long awaited return to Open Studio. This will be our last gig for the year in Australia, as the band will be touring overseas to visit their homeland, Colombia; so better not miss it! La Descarga will be bringing the traditional gaita and tambora group to celebrate through the night playing the tunes representative of Colombian tropical heritage music including puya, cumbia, gaita, champeta and mapale. Put your dancing shoes and your carnival vibes on and get down to the fiesta! La Descarga is a tribute to the music and dance traditions of the Afro-Colombian regions from the Caribbean and Pacific coasts of Colombia. Created in 2009 in Melbourne, this unique ensemble in Australia has preserved the culture of Colombian Tri-ethnic (Spanish, African and Amerindian) ancestors, fusing tradition with new sounds. Colombia is known as "The land of a thousand rhythms" holding over 1000 folk rhythms. La Descarga explores the roots and sounds of these many rhythms from the coasts of Colombia and fuses them with contemporary sounds and grooves such as dub, funk and electronica. IMPORTANT Please book shows carefully as the venue has a no refund policy if you change your mind. If an event is cancelled tickets are refunded in full.