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A Summer Of Fun at Carnaby Summer Festival

August 8 August 21

Free London Festival
Carnaby Summer Festival launches from 8th to 21st August with a line-up full of free live music, giveaways, interactive workshops, plus a host of retail and restaurant promotions fit for all the family.    LIVE MUSIC   On Thursday 11th August and Thursday 18th August, free live performances will occur on Ganton Street, just off Carnaby Street, between 6 pm and 9 pm, featuring a lineup of UK cross-cultural talent.    Line up – Thursday 11th August 6 pm-9 pm   Conjunto Sabroso   Led by percussion supremo Wilmer Sifonte from Venezuela, Conjunto Sabroso embraces the classic salsa lineup of a three-piece horn section, congas, timbale, hand percussion, piano, bass and two outstanding vocalists who cover classics from legends such as Tito Puente, Celia Cruz and Ray Barreto. A real treat for Carnaby, this will be a session by one of Europe’s finest salsa big bands.    Sister Suzie and The Right Band   A five-piece band that will take the audience on a musical journey through Blues, Rhythm n Blues and Fifties Rock n’ Roll whilst nodding in the direction of Irma Thomas, Big Mama Thornton and Elmore James. These cats are a force to be reckoned with. Having regularly played the likes of Glastonbury all across Europe and the US, this is a rare Carnaby performance for the band and is not to be missed.    Line up – Thursday 18th August 6pm-9pm   Salut Band   International award-winning Funk, RnB and Soul show band, Salut will take to the stage with their seven-piece lineup featuring a singer, bass guitar, electric guitar, drums, keys, a saxophone and a trumpet. Having performed at festivals and supporting global superstars, Salut will keep visitors on their feet as they fill the streets of Carnaby with smash hits and floor fillers from across the ages.    ART, CULTURE, THINGS TO DO FOR FREE   A festival pop-up will offer free bookable activities, including family-friendly life-drawing, pottery painting, candle making and kokedama workshops, located at 19-21 Foubert’s Place.  Places are limited and bookable at Carnaby.co.uk   A range of interactive workshops will also take place, including a makeup masterclass at Too Faced, a CBD masterclass at KLORIS and more to be announced soon.    GIVEAWAYS   Throughout the two weeks of the Carnaby Summer Festival, a series of free giveaways will be activated from Carnaby restaurants and retailers. From a free water bottle in Just Hype, Korean ice cream cups in Korean Dinner Party, to a free piercing in Metal Morphosis or indulging in a free KFC burger at Jinjuu*.   *While stocks last, full details on Carnaby.co.uk   SHOP AND EAT   A diverse line up of activations, promotions, new cocktails and special menus will feature across the 14 streets of Carnaby.   Carnaby is world renowned for one-off experiences, brands and products, and is host to many global flagship and independents such as Gilly Hicks, Annie’s Ibiza, IKKS Paris, RS No.9 Carnaby, The Great Frog, American Classics, END., and NICCE   Aubin’s flagship store will showcase a line-up of DJ’s throughout August and beauty brand Pixi launches a Wheel of Fortune concept for customers to win prizes.   Dine in a range of Carnaby eateries including Marsha, Zahter, Mamma Pastrama, Kanada-Ya, Dishoom and Shoryu   Head to Bar Crispin and enjoy their sparkling wine for £5 or enjoy a Jamaican Jazz series at the brand new late night jazz bar Nightjar. 
Carnaby Street
London, W1
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