Caravan Palace will no longer be appearing at the 02ABC1 on Thursday 24th January 2013 due to a breach of their contract. Patrons will be informed and all tickets will be refunded. Batida who were due to be supporting Caravan Palace will still be performing at the Beat Bothy Club Night in the Arches on Friday 25th January 2013.
From unlikely beginnings (being hired to score rediscovered 1930s silent adult movies), Caravan Palace have become a veritable sensation in their native France, selling 150,000 copies of their 2009 debut album while stampeding to the forefront of the burgeoning electro-swing vogue.
On 2012's follow-up Panic!, their core fusion of gypsy-jazz, swing and high-octane electronica meets influences from Gorillaz and Isolde to Fletcher Henderson and Mildred Bailey.
Batida is the
multi-media brainchild of Angolan/Portuguese DJ Pedro Coquenão, whose sound
splices Angolan traditional and pop music with heavy electronic dance beats, in
carnivalesque performances featuring dancers, live sampling, MCs and
Age Restrictions: 14-16 year olds must be accompanied by responsible adult. No under 14s.