Malavita! (The name at least) was conjured up on 21st February 2013 whilst on a flight to Cuba. A culmination of good friends, a love of music and a whole lot of determination set this project in motion many years before, but a chance collision of fresh blood, renewed fire in their bellies and using world music as their inspiration the group was reincarnated as Malavita! Their genre-defying sound fuses funky latin beats, heaps of percussion, soaring guitars, skanktastic bass lines, punchy horns and soulful female vocals to create a heady mixture of original, infectious feel good tunes. 8 eclectic, fun seeking musical misfits originating from Italy, France and the Deep South (Westcountry) come together to inspire you to dance, sing along and loose your inhibitions. Collectively on a mission to start the party and keep the dance floor jumping with their festival strength tropical sounds.
The group have enjoyed several summers full of gigs and festivals and have played the epic Boomtown Fair, Kendall Calling, Port Eliot Festival, Tunes in the Dunes, Rock Oyster Festival, Looe Music Festival , Tropical Pressure, Sunrise Festival. Chai Wallah have taken the band under their wing and booked them for several shows now including their 20th Birthday party in Bristol at The Crofters rights which sold out in record time and will be taking them to Greenman in 2019 also.
They are regulars at some of the best music venues in the South West including The Leftbank & Mr Wolfs in Bristol, The Bell Inn, Bath, The Phoenix & The Old Firehouse in Exeter & The Barrel House in Totnes. They have recently supported the superb Molotov Jukebox & The Undercover Hippy and the Electric Swing Circus and have some fantastic bookings for 2019 in the bag already including Hootananny Brixton, The Magic Garden, The Canteen Bristol and plenty of festivals including Glastonbury Favourite... The Bimble Inn @ Beautiful Days, True Fest, Greenman and more - to be revealed shortly.
2 x 45 mins / 1 x 1.5 hour set of original material.
Possibility of First Dance learnt for an additional fee of £150 acoustic version - vocals and guitar)
Playlist through PA - we can use one of ours or you can arrange for yours to be used prior to event.