La Linea Festival (2) – Buika

The outstanding flamenco singer Buika, performing at the Union Chapel in Islington, part of the La Linea Festival, London, UK (18 April 2013). The daughter of political refugees from Equatorial Guinea, Buika grew up in a gypsy neighbourhood in Majorca. Her album El Ultimo Trago won a Latin Grammy Award, her unforgettable, smoky voice featured …

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Banda Estrellas de Sinaloa de German Lizarraga (top) and Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra (bottom) live at the Barbican. ‘Brass Band Battle: Mexico vs The Balkans’, La Linea Festival, London, UK (14 April 2013) Click here to license these images and for more photos of Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra and Banda Estrellas. Nikon D700 …

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Chamber Tots

Workshop for under 5s with Wolken Recorder Quartet (pictured left, Miriam Nerval). ‘Chamber Tots’ series, Wigmore Hall, London, UK (22 March 2013) Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.


Slovak band Silvayovci, from the city of Košice (European Capital of Culture 2013), performing at the Sports Cafe in Haymarket, London, this afternoon. Silvayovci are a traditional band with a twist, using trad instruments to play both traditional Slovak music and reworked interpretations of modern Western pop hits – they were covering Billy Jean in …

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Ondatropica live at the Hackney Empire (2)

More images of Colombian band Ondatropica, live at the Hackney Empire in London last week, on Colombian Independence Day (20 July 2012) Vocalists Markkitos Micolta and Nidia Gongora ‘El Chongo’ on drums Pedro Beltran ‘Ramaya’ Michi Sarmiento on sax Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.