“BSM ARE INCONTROVERTIBLE PROOF THAT THE CUTTING EDGE OF LATIN MUSIC HAS REACHED THE ANTIPODES.”
Nige Tassel, WOMAD
“THEIR HIGH-ENERGY GIGS TAKE IN A BREATHTAKING VARIETY OF TEMPOS, TIMINGS, BEATS, STYLES AND RHYMES. THEY SING IN PORTUGUESE, SPANISH AND ENGLISH AND HAVE DRAWN FAVOURABLE COMPARISONS WITH OZOMATLI, MANU CHAO AND CHICO SCIENCE.”
Claire Prentice, Scotland On Sunday
“WHEN A BAND CAUSES THE AUDIENCE TO STAMP THEIR FEET FOR AN ENCORE… AFTER THEY JUST PLAYED THE ENCORE, IT’S PRETTY OBVIOUS THEIR PERFORMANCE WAS SHIT-HOT…”
Raciroo, Perth Festival review, Faster Louder
BATUCADA SOUND MACHINE
Batucada Sound Machine are a dynamic 10-piece group who have captivated audiences at festivals around the world with their breathtaking variety of tempos, timings, beats, styles and raw on-stage energy.
The band’s three-piece samba/reggae percussion line-up and all star horn section intertwine Brazilian, funk, hip-hop, reggae, afro-beat and Pacific soul influences.
Batucada Sound Machine have captivated audiences at numerous well-respected events including Womad (UK/NZ), The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Afro Latino Festival, Wereldfeest, and Ollin Kan Festival. At home, they have performed at New Zealand’s biggest events, Splore, Parihaka, Rhythm & Vines, Big Day Out and many more.
ONE DROP EAST
ONE DROP EAST hits the trifecta of reggae, funk and soul with a full horn section and groove that dares you to get out of your chair. Winners of LIVES' 2009 inaugural Battle of the Bands this high energy band play an eclectic mix of original music and covers and have been entertaining Busan crowds since 2006. The 9-piece band consists of longtime Busan residents hailing from New Zealand, Australia, the U.S. and Canada. With a name from the “one drop” reggae rhythm, this group has been gigging around Busan for a few years now and doing it all for the love of music.
TICKETS 15,000won PLUS ONE FREE DRINK