Wara

Wara

Playing deep into the rhythms of urban Latin America, Wara is an award winning musical outfit that fuels their signature sound with bass-heavy dembow. hip-hop and electronica.

Led by producer and composer Eliane Correa, the band formed in 2010, and has since become known for their, fiery homages to regional music cultures such as mambo and merengue. With backgrounds spanning from Cuba to Congo, Venezuela and Chite. Wara’s performances are provocative and potent. a musical testament to this 6-piece that’s paving a way of its own.

From opening for Calle 13 and Ana Tijoux to selling out London’s Jazz Cafe, Wara has maintained a steadfast presence on the UK’s stages with their signature sound and captivating stage dynamic. Over the past few years they’ve won over audiences at festivals from Glastonbury to Secret Garden Party. Wilderness and Bestival as well as making various appearances on BBC radio and BBC World Service.