Part of international free music festival Make Music Day UK, carnival band Kinetika Bloco will lead a parade along the Low Line, London's emerging walking destination. The band will parade through the railway arches of London Bridge to Potters Fields Park and The Scoop. As Kinetika Bloco weave their way through the base of the viaduct with their upbeat mix of music influenced by the Caribbean, Brazil, West and South Africa, New Orleans jazz, funk and hip hop, audiences will find themselves immersed in the energy of their performance as the music fills unexpected, fascinating spaces on the route.
Along the way there will also be pop up music experiences in parks, bars and other places and spaces revealing the secret corners of the Low Line waiting to be explored. Kinetika Bloco's musicians will be placed along the route so you can see them at Doodle Bar (Druid Street), St John's Churchyard (Druid Street), Hop King (Druid Street), Underdog Bar and Gallery (Crucifix Lane), Vinegar Yard (St Thomas Street), London Bridge Station (Stainer Street), Potters Fields Park and a final stop at The Scoop.
There will also be points along the parade where audiences can listen to live music too including the Singology Choir at London Bridge Station with their blend of gospel, pop and soul songs; London Youth Folk Ensemble in Potters Fields Park; Tongue and Groove Choir in St John's Churchyard; and Zarif outside Hop King.
TIMELINE OF EVENTS
At each point the parade passes along where there are bands playing, marked with a (*) in the timeline below, the band will stop and jam together for a few minutes, before moving on towards its final destination in the Scoop. Please note that as this is a live parade, times may be subject to slight alterations.
6.30pm Parade starts at Beormund Centre
6.40pm Doodle Bar
6.45pm Meets Tongue and Groove in St John's Churchyard*
6.50pm Hop King
6.55pm Underdog Bar and Gallery
7.00pm Vinegar Yard
7.05pm Meets Singology Choir in London Bridge Station in Stainer Street*
7.25pm Meets London Youth Folk Ensemble in Potters Fields*
7.45pm Performs in The Scoop*