JULY / JULHO

FRI 08 – DJ BILLY BOY

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

Welcome to the Favela Factory, where for evenings only the world outside only exists before you enter and once again when you leave. It’s fine dining on demand with the delectable at the helm of all things musically-inclined. Billy Boy is back again with his smatterings of Balkan drum and bass, hip hop, soul and danceable tunes tickling the dancefloor pink.

SAT 09 – DJ DEANY SEAGULLS

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

Dashing Deany brings his affinity for rockabilly, antics and aural antiquities to our favourite Favela house of madness. If you seek food, Mojitos, an outrageous dancefloor and some heavy petting (in that order) this Saturday night – we’ll see you at Favela Chic. Expect foot stomping, crazed Londoners from all over the city, being anything but themselves for an hour or two in a place where possibilities are generally infinite.

http://www.myspace.com/deanyseagulls

TUE 12 – LIVE: YES SIR BOSS + TALI feat. MORE LIKE TREES + DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, live band 9pm
FREE ENTRY

Yes Sir Boss draw on a range of world beats and pieces and seductively expressive and husky vocals from front man, Matt Sellars. Signed to Joss Stone’s label ‘Stone’d Records’, their quirky and energetic sounds have been rocking the UK with horn-lead hooks and epic riffs. This Tuesday you’re lucky enough to see them FREE at Favela Chic. Bring it. Yes Sir Boss.

www.yessirboss.com

Support in the form of Tali feat. More Like Trees. MC Tali dips her toes in drum and bass and has collaborated with top producers, whether via her freestyling MC skills or singing and song writing. Teaming up with the acoustic drum and bass gurus from More Like Trees, this new crew have put together a live band showcase – it’s an energy filled, uniquely groovy project

http://www.myspace.com/mc_tali

http://www.myspace.com/moreliketrees

WED 13 – LIVE: MARK HARRISON + LOUISE GOLBEY + THE BRETT McLAUGHLAN BLUES BAND

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, live band 9pm
FREE ENTRY

Mark Harrison plays a 1934 National Trojan guitar with distinctive sounds from the past filtering into the present. Incorporating elements of blues and folk his solo sets are just as mesmerizing as when he collaborates with some of London’s finest roots musicians in line-ups featuring mandolin, harmonica and double bass.

“Harrison’s own description of the contents, ‘It’s got a foot in the past but it’s all brand new’, sums up the contents perfectly” Blues Matters

http://www.myspace.com/markharrison

Louise Golbey is a London – based singer, songwriter and musician. Her sound is contemporary soul with smatterings of jazz.

http://www.louisegolbey.com/

Brett Mc Laughlan is a singer songwriter and guitarist who has formed The Brett McLaughlan Blues Band. The band is an electric experience to watch live with Brett’s charismatic presence.

THU 14 – LIVE: VIVE LA FRANCE BASTILLE DAY SPECIAL feat. FOLIE ORDINAIRE + POP THE FISH + DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, live band from 9pm
Free before 9pm, £5 after

Vive La France is back at its first home, Favela Chic. After hosting the likes Pony Pony Run Run, Discodeine and deBruit at RichMix and Club Dada at Glastonbury this year (where Jarvis Cocker came and partied with us) – they bring a BASTILLE DAY special this July.

Folie Ordinaire is a five-piece London-based band that came together from different countries and musical backgrounds, resulting in a crossover of post-punk, new wave, krautrock and electro disco. Expect a mixture of synth arpeggios, funky glam guitars, powerful basslines and one fat Bastille day party.

http://www.myspace.com/folieordinaire

Pop the Fish is a one man band heading over from Normandy’s shores and knocking up new wave electro pop via old skool bleeps, ditching fancy synths and going for Mario Brothers-like grooves. And in French. VIVE LA FRANCE!

http://www.myspace.com/popthefish

Later on the master of mayhem, disorder and French fancy steps up to the decks in true style. Oui Madame!

http://www.myspace.com/gringodaparada/

FRI 15/SAT 16 – LE WEEKEND AVEC DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

Once upon a time, Gringo da Parada sat in France and said: “I’m sick of this camembert and Eiffel Tower.” So he came to London and brought Favela Chic with him – that is he brought the best of baile funk, drum and bass, rock and old skool tunes to these pastel shores. In short, he brought with him the kind of disorder only Brazil, France and Shoreditch can offer – pretty much the best kind. Oui Madame!

http://www.myspace.com/gringodaparada/

TUE 19 – LIVE: ALAN WEEKES QUARTET + DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, live band from 9pm
FREE ENTRY

The legendary Alan Weekes’ guitar style has been an important part of the international and local music scene since 1975. Having appeared regularly at the Ronnie Scott Jazz club in 2010 with his quartet, and is now a resident at Uncle Sam’s Jazz & Blues at the Haggerston, his rhythmic grooves and jazzy solos head to Favela Chic.

Weekes’ Quartet plays modern jazz, Janet kay/Carroll Thompson lovers rock, fresh reggae band, aswad, reggae and pop.

Drums: Shane Forbes
Sax: Brian Edwards
Guitar: Alan Weekes
Double Bass: Ben Hazelton

http://www.myspace.com/alanweekesquartet

http://alanweekes.bandvista.com/

WED 20 – LIVE: TOODAR + SAMBA DE RODA with ULISSES BEZERRA & Co. + DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, Live band 9pm
FREE ENTRY

The son of Bezerra da Silva, infamous Samba composer and singer, Ulisses Bezerra is back at Favela with Samba de Roda. A Brazilian genre derived from African and European sounds. With an atmosphere from the tropics, it’s all about exotic flavours and a touch of the unusual!

http://www.myspace.com/ulissesbezerra

TOODAR

Five piece band from Elephant and Castle – their music is swinging sweet melodies lulling you to electronic dreams. Forever experimenting, check out their music video. Equipment? An LG mobile phone, sticky tape and a toy train.

‘dense and beautiful’ – BBC6 DJ Tom Robinson
http://www.myspace.com/toodar

THU 21 – LIVE: FUTURE GROOVE + DJ GRINGO DA PARADA + DJ KMT

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, Live band from 9pm
Free before 9pm, £5 after

Alongside an around-the-world sonic trip from DJ Gringo da Parada and beats from Freedom Teacher KMT, Future Groove are set to rock Favela tomorrow night. Future groove blend Funk soul Jazz and rare Grooves with original pieces to get you dancing…
-Vocals – Helen Mc Donald
(‘outstanding emotional, and passionate Voice” STRAIGHT NO CHASER)
-Drums -Paul Zimmerman
-Bass Guitar -Nyika Goremsandu
-Keys/Piano – Yul Emirali
-Sax/Flute – Sue Lynch
www.myspace.com/helenmcfut​uregroove

KMT specialises in UK black/urban music fusing Hip-Hop, R’n’B, Dance Hall, Neo Soul, Soul, Broken Beats, World, Grime and Pop. He has an ear like any brilliant A&R, constantly sourcing the freshest beats to air before any others.
www.nu-kmt.com

For all good-time jazz fans – DJ Gringo da Parada
www.myspace.com/gringodapa​rada

FRI 22 – DJ DEANY SEAGULLS

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

Swap-a-Rama’s very own Deany Seagulls stands at the decks for yet another weekend in London to remember. He’s dashing and daring, courageous and… ermm… well, he’ll take care of the tunes, you will dance mes amis and the floor will be a kaleidoscope of festive colour! Bring dance moves fine and feisty.

http://www.myspace.com/deanyseagulls

SAT 23 – DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

C’est soir monsieur Gringo da Parada steps up, clad in top hat and apron, he spins musical mayhem; the soundtrack to Favela Chic’s life of chaos, madness and love. The family dance till 2am, drinking, laughing, singing and sipping life’s sweetness whilst punching sanity in the face. Come along for a night of excess and beautiful people. Oui Madame!

http://www.myspace.com/gringodaparada/

TUE 26 – LIVE: HEIDI VOGEL + DJ MADERA VERDE

Restaurant open 6pm
Music programme 7-1, Live band 9pm
FREE ENTRY

Heidi Vogel performs with The Cinematic Orchestra and tonight sings latin and nu-jazz with her incredible band; interpreting songs in a unique and exciting way, fusing styles from Brazilian music with jazz and Soul. Having toured extensively she heads to Favela Chic bringing with her sweet soul sounds and style. Beautiful deep sound, well worth a Tuesday night out.

http://www.myspace.com/heidilevo

WED 27 – LIVE: The Something Girls Club presents PANDORA’S BOX feat. TEACH EM + SARINA LEAH + ZAYNA DAZE + HOW ABOUT BETH + DJ ANARKALI

Restaurant open 6pm
FREE ENTRY

A night of revelations, live music, games and cupcakes! Oh, an some quality live music with Teach Em (http://myspace.com/teach39em) and Sarina Leah (http://www.myspace.com/sarinaleahlove) with acoustic hip hop, jazz and soul.

After leaving The Pipettes, touring with The Heavy, singing with Pink Floyd, and dancing with Chuck Berry (with some choral writing & a few opera’s thrown in for good measure), Beth Mburu-Bowie finds her own voice via HowAboutBeth’s psychedelic pop project called Rabid Ballads (http://www.myspace.com/HowAboutBeth). Soulful indie songstress Zayna Daze joins in the fun (http://www.myspace.com/zaynadaze) with DJ Anarkali spinning till the early morning. Promoting talented young woman and bringing together creatives for a night that’s looking like helluva good time.

Have I mentioned cupcakes? Well, there are those too.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Something-Girls-Club/121555314589503

THU 28 – LIVE: GUY CHAMBER’S ORGASMATRON feat. WALSH & POUND + FEMME SCHMIDT + KOE NAICHE & TRIBAL LAW + LENNY BEIGE + RAVEN QUARTET + VICKY BUTTERFLY + GO SEES

Restaurant open 6pm
Music Programme 7-1, Live band 9pm
£7 ENTRY (Adv tickets http://bit.ly/pA4MZs)

Guy Chambers and Ross Clarke present Orgasmatron at Favela Chic. Showcasing the best up and coming and established musicians, singers, dancers and song writers around! It’s all sillyness and riotous happenings; from tap dancers on tables to rock bands and rappers. Tonight it’s all about crazed talent and superior entertainment.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QxyASZtq7o&feature=player_embedded

Walsh & Pound

http://www.walshandpound.co.uk/

Schmidt

http://femmeschmidt.com/

FRI 29 – DJ GRINGO DA PARADA

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

Oui Madame! You want a party? DJ Gringo da Parada has got one up his sleeve and in his tune selection. Favela brings something seriously special to an evening out in London – it brings the crazily clad, the daringly demonstrative and the amazingly manic. Expect anything from baile funk to drum and bass filled Ella Fitzgerald. Whatever music is making its way from the DJ booth – Favela’s daddeo, Gringo da Parada, never ceases to please.

http://www.myspace.com/gringodaparada/

SAT 30 – DJ ROSS CLARKE

Restaurant opens 6pm
7-2
£5 before 10pm, £10 after

He calls Favela London a second home, he turns the mundane into the magical, the boring into the bountiful – Ross Clarke relinquishes his day job for a night at the decks. Starting in Rio, popping by Paris and finishing things off in Shoreditch he spins tunes old and new; you’ll do the twist, you’ll stamp the feet, you’ll sing out loud. Ready yourself to experience anything from soul, baile funk and rock to 21st century indie.

http://www.myspace.com/rossfavela/


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