A Braziliant night out
From the good news department: hip-hop and samba night Brasilintime, which has its roots in the documentary of the same name, is back in Ireland in May.
Run by Limerick-born photographer, director and DJ Brian “B+” Cross, the line-up stars Afrobeat legend Tony Allen, most recently in action with The Good, The Bad & The Queen.
Allen will appear with Brazilian drummers Ivan Conti (Azymuth) and Joao Paryhba (Trio Mocoyo) plus the mighty Madlib (Beat Konducta/ Quasimoto), J-Rocc (The Beat Junkies) and Nuts.
The dates are Dublin’s Tivoli on May 2nd and Limerick’s Trinity Rooms on May 4th.
Tony Allen: getting into the Latin spirit