A photo of Bushbby DJ'ing.
This Bright Land


Fri 12 Aug 2022


Free NHS workers
Concessions £5.00
  Senior 60+
Standard £10.00
Backer £15.00
Edmond J. Safra
Fountain Court

Long running Latinx club night, live music promoters & label Movimientos kickstart the weekend with a n evening of femme powered latinx sounds celebrating some of the cultural activists and acts who are bringing an empowering and affirmative cultural approach to events in London.

The back-to-back programme presents sets by the forefronters of the freshest Latinx party scene in London including Bushbby from Candela Viva and Ivicore from Popola, as well as the always lit Colombian selector Amancai, and a special live act of percussion and vocals from Las Witchas, with their mixing of ancestral Afro Latin rhythms.

To complete this injection of artistic energy and communal care, these acts are joined by the poderosa MC / Rapper Fedzilla, Somos Chibchas, offering beautiful dance heritage and the tongue in cheek Latina Bio Drag Queen and Movimientos favourite Senorita Rita, who will host.

Part of This Bright Land’s Weekend Warm-ups, where leading DJ collectives and creative initiatives takeover our magnificent courtyard as the sun sets and day turns to night. These curated performances, sounds and festivity celebrate cultures and communities from across the capital.

About Bushbby

Bushbby is a London born and based Colombian DJ, artist, producer and event promoter who explores the sounds and roots of Latin American music.

Since 2019, she has quickly established herself as one of London’s Latin music scene’s torchbearers, showcasing an explosive blend of Dancehall, Reggaeton, Cumbia, Champeta and Dembow, inspired by the Colombian-Caribbean and UK sound systems she grew up around.

Dedicated to nurturing the Latinx scene, she founded Candela Viva & Epoka, platforms that celebrate the culture’s roots, music, and people through regular events and a bi-monthly show on Threads Radio.

About Ivicore

Ivicore is an explosive DJ, Artist, & MC from Venezuela, bringing the hottest tunes from the Caribbean and  Latin America, from mash ups, classics to the latest club bangers.

Her Popola events create a fiery music ritual to embrace sensuality,  diversity & Queer Femme divine energy by celebrating Afro-Latinx-Caribbean music from a femme perspective.

About Amancai

Colombian-born, DJ based in South London. Faithful advocate of South American music and artists and a particular love for Afro Caribbean music.

About Fedzilla

Born to a Chilean mum and German dad, Fedzilla grew up in the US before moving to London, where she has established herself as a rapper of distinction in London’s global bass music scene, regularly sounding out about gentrification, migration, racism and misogyny. A key member of Cuban powerhouse Wara, she has collaborated with bands such as 47SOUL, Sam and the Womp and Full Attack Band.

Last year, as the pandemic struck, she started posting her ‘Fedroom Sessions’, a home-recorded video series which has seen her tackles subjects as diverse as the patriarchy,  Palestinian freedom and the comfort of tracksuits, all with a humerous twist and cheeky  swagger.

Her debut solo single “Candela” was released last year on Movimientos Records, a song in which she stays true to herself; firing up the Latin club music that is such a big part of her identity, and refusing to paint over the cracks.

About Somos Chibchas

The folkloric and cultural association "Somos Chibchas" is focused since 2010 on research, practice and preservation of traditional Colombian  culture and dances. They are developing study and diffusion of old and new rhythms, basically based on the movements of traditional dance and how it impacts on new movements created for other types of music. Somos Chibchas offers a space for communication between various social and cultural groups, using the arts as a primary tool of awareness such as dance, music, visual arts and theater, new ways of seeing our world and our reality.

Enjoy the folk beauty of Colombia, cross mountains, rivers, vast plains, coasts, islands and majestic jungles, travel to an inhospitable world of tiples, harps, flutes, bagpipes and drums. Somos Chibchas, it is a group that arises from the clamor of men and women, parents, workers and students eager to show and reflect that beautiful culture that we  leave when we cross the ocean.

About Senorita Rita

Senorita Rita’s show is a challenging but entertaining drag performance confronting the audience with the  reality of a vast majority of women in South America, using comedy and dance.

She has performed at Battersea Arts Centre, Arcola Theatre (CASA Festival), Southwark Playhouse (Barrio), Rich Mix (FLAWA Festival) and Phoenix Arts Club, amongst others.

About Las Witchas

LAS WITCHAS is a music and arts collective created by London-based Latin American migrant women and the daughters of Latin American migrants. Witchas! fusion bullerengue and other afro latin rhythms to create and experiment with new sounds and to inhabit cultural spaces usually dominated by male presence.

Booking your ticket

This Bright Land is all about platforming communities and artists and creating an open, inclusive, and welcoming space for everyone to celebrate together. We've created a range of ticket prices to keep these events as open as possible, to as many people as possible.  

We’ve made tickets affordable with prices starting at £5 to ensure This Bright Land is open to all. We have: 

  • Free tickets available for NHS workers and Job Seekers 
  • £5 tickets available to those who are disabled, children, those receiving a pension and audiences who might otherwise be unable to attend.  
  • Standard tickets at £10.00
  • Backer tickets at £15.00

If you can afford to pay for a backer ticket at £15.00, we would really encourage you to do so. These tickets are directly contributing to keeping prices low for those who otherwise wouldn't be able to come.