King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band

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King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band - Worldmusic Afro-Latin Afrobeat Psychedelic African Live Act in Brighton

King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band Short Info

***NEW ALBUM TO BE RELEASED IN 2017****
listen to teaser here- http://flyingswordfish.co.uk/the-golden-lagoon-debut-album-in-progres

The Flying Swordfish Fuse African and South American Rhythms and melodies to create something fresh, powerful, highly energetic and fun. A full show co-ordinates an evolving palette of smells, lights, smoke, ‘exploding-star’ balloons and an actual swordfish that flies through the air, with an original and varied set of music to transport you to a faraway, fantastical place. The creation of aromas through the burning of oils and incense, pulverising fruit and boiling herbs combine with the colourful and detailed music-synced projections to create a hypnotic and immersive spectacle.

It was circa 2008 when band leader, musical mastermind and conceptual architect Rodrigo Kerr was introduced to the highlife sounds of 1970s Nigeria. His love for African and Latin music grew quickly; Congolese soukous and congotronics, Saharan blues, Brazil’s many rhythms, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo De Cotonou, Beny Moré and other Cuban legends. While keeping a taste for the psychedelic that his current band employed, he developed his guitar styles and rhythmic ideas and gradually brought together The Flying Swordfish.

***NEW ALBUM TO BE RELEASED IN 2017****
listen to teaser here- http://flyingswordfish.co.uk/the-golden-lagoon-debut-album-in-progres

The Flying Swordfish Fuse African and South American Rhythms and melodies to create something fresh, powerful, highly energetic and fun. A full show co-ordinates an evolving palette of smells, lights, smoke, ‘exploding-star’ balloons and an actual swordfish that flies through the air, with an original and varied set of music to transport you to a faraway, fantastical place. The creation of aromas through the burning of oils and incense, pulverising fruit and boiling herbs combine with the colourful and det...

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King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band on Tour

  • 16 | 07 | 2017 Near Amsterdam WIldeburg Festival
  • 25 | 08 | 2017 Bristol King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band
  • 27 | 08 | 2017 Near Manchester Moovin Festival

Past Gigs King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band

  • 04 | 2017 Brighton King Lagoon's, Mango Disco, Faye Houston and Mike Shirley
  • 09 | 2016 Kent Smuggler's Festival
  • 09 | 2015 Isle Of Wight Bestival
  • 06 | 2014 Brighton Kemp Town Carnival
  • 05 | 2014 St Denis, France La Briche Forraine
  • 05 | 2014 London Designer's Block
  • 01 | 2010 Everywhere Many many more!

Discography King Lagoon's Flying Swordfish Dance Band

  • 2014 Live at Floripa Album |

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Origin

  • Brighton GB

Founded

  • 2010

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