Feel-good funk band The Fontanas + global rhythm DJs Booty Bass & Hiphoppapotamus ft Special Guests!
Delivering an upbeat live set that gets audiences bouncing around like carnival come early, The Fontanas are positive and totally feel good. Their sound consists of Brazilian Funk and jump up Latin Ska. The band is comprised of hand picked musicians who have played alongside the likes of Incognito and Alice Russell, specialists at whipping the crowd into a funky Latin frenzy.
The Fontanas have been trail blazing across the festival landscape in the last few years including Glastonbury, Bestival, The Secret Garden Party, Lovebox, Barbican Festival, London Live Victoria Park as well as venues such as Ronnie Scotts, Rich Mix and The Vaults.
'Seriously funky.' BBC6Music
'Wonderful live. A testament to the act's diversity.' XFM
DJ Ngaio and DJ Devolicious from Booty Bass
Booty Bass are collective of female DJ’s playing bass music that runs through your body, down to your booty, making it pump from the minute you walk in till the minute you twerk out. Playing a mix of world music mixed with bass - expects sounds from Latin America, Africa, The Caribbean and Europe mixed with the best of underground UK (along with some guilty pleasures) sure to make Papaya bootys bounce.
DJ Hiphoppapotamus ft. Special Guests
Sunshine music for the masses! The happy hippo always brings the sunshine no matter what the weather. This DJ and producer has created his own unique party vibe by infusing Afro, Latin and Caribbean and styles into his tastefully produced selections of Breaks, House, Drum & Bass/Jungle and Hiphop. He has brought his good vibes to major stages at some of the UK’s best festivals including Boomtown, Secret Garden Party, Shambala and Greenman. Both David Rodigan and Craig Charles are fans, giving his tracks national airtime on their shows on BBC 1Xtra and BBC 6 music. For Papaya, he will be joined by top musicians and special guests on the saxophone and vocals who add incredible live flare and excitement to the hippo’s global rhythms.
10.30pm: THE FONTANAS
Midnight: DJs Booty Bass
1.30am: DJ Hiphoppapotamus ft. Special Guests
PAPAYA Fest 2019
A ferocious fiesta of a festival. Bringing you a unique fusion of Latin American and British culture - with theatre, live music and DJs all mixed up into one juicy weekend in the heart of Bristol.
BUY THE PAPAYA FEST COMBO TICKET and get entry to both The Fontanas AND our Friday night party at Old Market Assembly with trailblazing Afro-Latin band WARA followed by fiery and fun tropical DJs Ivicore and Panther Panther!
Hippo Sound System promotional video
THE FONTANAS - PURPLE PATCH - 5 TRACK ALBUM TASTER - Movimientos Records
Ngaio RINSE FM GuestMix - Marcus Nasty Show - Booty Bass