Worldbeat Sessions returns Sat Sept 16 with guest DJ Julio (Havana Fridays) at Backstage Lounge

After a summer break, Worldbeat Sessions is back on Saturday, September 16 at the Backstage Lounge. Join DJ Michael Laycock (Electropical) and guest DJ Julio (Havana Fridays) for a night of hip-shaking global grooves.

We’ll go deep into the space where African, Latin, funk, and electronic music meet as we explore the grooves we have in common. Michael and Julio last met up on the decks at the March edition of Worldbeat Sessions, and the dance floor was cooking. We had such a blast, we thought it was time to do it again.

Guest DJ Julio co-produces the Havana Fridays parties at Lux Lounge. Born in Cuba and raised in a family obsessed with music and dance, Julio lived in neighbourhoods renowned for their strong traditions of Conga, Son, and Afro-Haitian rhythms. He spins an eclectic mix of dance music spanning the Caribbean, the Americas, and Africa. When he’s not on the decks, Julio is an acclaimed salsa dance instructor.

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