Especially for the ¡Viva! Fiesta tent three of the UKs most celebrated musicians come together to create a unique musical collaboration exploring some of the most romantic and passionate songs that have come out of Spain. Combine this with a Spanish inspired Manchester duo, and an instrumental figure in Manchester nightlife delivering Spanish inspired sounds, and we have a genuinely Latin-fuelled day of creativity and collaboration.
17.00-18.00: Rik Warren
Rik Warren of Honeyfeet fame delivers a delicious blend of blues
19.00-20.00: Diablo Duo
This dynamic duo deliver flamenco flavours to pop and soul classics
20.30-21.30: Greg Thorpe DJ
Greg Thorpe has played at outings as varied as Meltdown, HomoElectric, Festival No. 6, GAZE Film Festival, Homotopia, Vogue Fabrics and Islington Mill. He is one quarter of Drunk At Vogue, one half of Off The Hook and one whole of A Queer Revue! He loves disco, RnB, random floor-fillers and forgotten classics and is looking forward to bringing Viva musical vibes into his sets for HOME..
21.30-22.30: Zawadzki – Roth – Smart
Three of the UK’s most celebrated musicians come together to explore some of the most romantic and passionate songs that have come out of Spain, including ancient Sephardic ballads, Galician folk songs and settings of the poetry of Lorca.
Alice Zawadzki – voice, violin: “A voice of velvet suppleness and gutsy emotional power” – The Arts Desk
Alex Roth – guitar: “One of London contemporary music’s most innovative and impressive talents” – Music OMH
Shirley Smart – cello: “Smart can now be considered one of the best improvising cellists in the UK” – The JazzMann
22.30-00.00: Greg Thorpe DJ
Greg returns for his second set of the night – but this time she takes the music into our bar.