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Music, Sun 21 Jul 2019

¡VAMOS! Leeds 5

¡VAMOS! Leeds 5

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¡VAMOS! are one of the UK’s biggest and longest running community arts festivals covering Spanish and Portuguese speaking cultures is now in its fifth year in Leeds!

Curated by DJ LUBI (Calle Ocho/Soul Rebels/¡VAMOS! Leeds) it features a diverse programme of colourful live music acts, dance workshops and performances, family friendly activity and sumptuous Latin American street food and drinks!

On the day we are thrilled to welcome TWO INTERNATIONAL MUSIC ACTS...

First up ‘LA INEDITA’. Direct from Lima, Peru, La Inedita combine a Peruvian Chicha flavor mixed up with Raggamuffin and Dancehall. Think Peru meets Jamaica!

We also welcome ‘ORTIGA’ from Spain… As one half of Spanish hit act, 'Esteban & Manuel’- this new solo project combining pop, cumbia, salsa and electronic Merengue is made for the dancefloor!

Jam packed support on the day also comes from:

* SON YAMBU - with Cuban Son and Salsa vibes via London Dance Emporium Salsa - a group performance from new Salseros!
* MESTIZA - acoustic quartet with Andean and traditional Latin American compositions
* Dance Emporium Samba Team with Samba meets Baile Funk
* SUELI GIL BAND - with sun-kissed Brazilian Bossa Nova / MPB
* ELLA MESMA DANCE - with a brand new youth dance project ’The Masks We Wear’
* LEEDS SAMBA - UNIDOS DO RITMO - with authentic Brazilian Samba and carnival drumming

And the best Latin DJs in the North with DJ FABIO, LUBI and CHRIS WELCH - spinning the tunes between all the acts throughout the day!

Plus a diverse selection of Latin American street food stalls and fully licensed bars.

Additional information

Doors: 12pm 

Event: 1pm-8pm 

Under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. 

¡VAMOS! Leeds is supported with funding from Arts Council England, Leeds Inspired, part of Leeds City Council, Instituto Cervantes, Wades Charity, Pura Panela and Revolution de Cuba.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 21 Jul 2019 00:00 to 00:00

Prices

Advance booking | £3.50  Pay on the day | £5 Under 13s | FREE   _Prices include booking fee_

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    Address

    Millennium Square,
    Leeds,
    LS2 3AD

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    Map reference: SE 298339  Lat: 53.80096 Long: -1.54806

    By Road: From all routes head towards Leeds city centre. Arriving in Leeds, follow the signs for the loop road. This road will take you around the city centre on a one way system. Millennium Square is located at junction four of the loop. Parking is located signposted around the city centre, with coach parking found next to it.

    By public transport: From Leeds city station exit the train station by the Queens hotel and cross over the road by the Park Plaza hotel. Walk straight up Park Row and cross The Headrow. Continue straight on and cross over Great George Street. Millenium Square is found straight ahead. From Leeds bus station head towards the market on New York Street, turn right onto Vicar Lane and at the crossroads, turn left onto the Headrow. Walk down The Headrow until you get to a crossroads with Nero on your left and Radisson SAS on your right. Turn right towards Radisson SAS and then walk straight on to Great George Street. Millenium Square is found straight ahead.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station