ABOUT


BIO

Black Beat Movement is an alternative soul collective founded in Milan in 2012.

 The band builds its sound mixing the richness of nu soul and hip hop with new songwriting.


Their incessant touring brought them all over Italy and further, and has seen them opening for many popular artist, such as: Alpha Blondy, Julian Marley, Africa Unite, Sud Sound System, Clementino, Aprés la Classe, The Bluebeaters, Hiatus Kaiyote, Luciano and The Coup.

2013 marks the release of the Ep BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT, distributed by Maninalto Records, and sees the band perform twice at Sziget Festival, Budapest, after winning the Italian contest.


In 2014, they publish their first full-length album, ID-LEAKS, containing the single AFLAME feat. Bunna, both distributed by BMRecords, and are finalists at Arezzo Wave 2014 contest.
 In January 2016 Black Beat Movement released the new record LOVE MANIFESTO, in partnership with Grande Onda and Maninalto! distributed by Universal. 
In April they played at La Maroquinerie, Paris, as finalist of the AfroPunk – Battle of the Bands Contest. 
In September they won the KeepOn Prize as one of the best band live in Italy.

BAND

NAIMA FARAO'_vocals
JACOPO BOSCHI_guitar, backing vocals
LUCA J. BOLOGNA_bass, synths, effects
NICO ROCCAMO_drum, percussions
LUCA SPECCHIO_saxophone
FABIO VISOCCHI_keyboard
DJ AGLY_scratches

DISCOGRAPHY

2013 BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT - Maninalto! Records (Ep)
2014 ID-LEAKS - BMRecords (Lp)
2014 AFLAME feat. Bunna - BMRecords (single)
2016 LOVE MANIFESTO - Grande Onda/Universal (Lp)

MUSIC

The Plot - feat. M1 Dead Prez




Listen to our music on Spotify

TOUR

TOUR 2017
10/03   LAND OF FREEDOM, LEGNANO (MI)
15/04   OLD DISTILLERY, AOSTA
28/04   LE KING-JAZZZED FESTIVAL, NEUCHATEL (CH)
29/04   LOFT A46, MONTREUX (CH)
01/05   CUNCERTASS PRIMO MAGGIO, PIACENZA
13/05   SANTERIA SOCIAL CLUB, MILANO
24/05   BOTEGOHOME, TREVISO
08/06   LE MOLOTOV, MARSEILLE (FR)
18/06   BLACK BEAT MOVEMENT PIC NIC, SETTIMO MILANESE (MI)
28/06   BELFIORE 9, MILANO
01/07   LAGO VERDE, SAN VINCENZO (LI)
14/07   RELOAD SOUND FESTIVAL, VIGLIANO BIELLESE (BI)
15/07   MA.BE.S FEST, MARNATE (VA)
19/07   CARROPONTE, SESTO SAN GIOVANNI (MI)
30/07   TRASIMENO BLUES, CASTIGLIONE DEL LAGO (PG)
05/08   URBAN MOOD WEEKEND, LUGANO (CH)
06/08   VINALIA, GUARDIA SANFRAMONDI (BN)
11/08   COCO LOCO CAFE', GOLFO ARANCI (OT)
12/08   ENJOY OUTDOOR FESTIVAL, PORTO FERRO (SS)
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TOUR 2016
16/12   CIRCOLONE, LEGNANO (MI)
04/11   ARCI TAMBOURINE, SEREGNO (MB)
01/10   KM33, TREZZO SULL'ADDA (MI)
09/10   APERITIVO AL VERDE, TREVISO
15/10   MAGAZZINO 47, BRESCIA
21/10   LA MECCANICA, NERVIANO (MI)
22/10   MATTOROSSO, MONTEBELLUNA (TV)
02/09   Infestante Festival, Casorate Sempione (VA)
10/09   Villaggio della Birra, Buonconvento (SI)
15/09   KEEPON FESTIVAL, MILANO
24/09   Salice Club, Legnano (MI)
25/09   Bloom, Mezzago (MB)
04/08   Sula Beach, Simeri Mare (CZ)
05/08   Tirabusciò, Soveria Mannelli (CZ)
07/08   Experience Cafè, Rocca Imperiale (CZ)
12/08   Festa Radio Onda d'Urto, Brescia (op. Julian Marley)
14/08   La Marinella, Lungomare Poetto Cagliari
15/08   Baratto di Porto Ferro, Porto Ferro (SS)
19/08   Tremezzina Music Festival, Tramezzo (CO)
20/08   Pamali Festival, San Boldo (TV)
27/08   Old Distillery Pub, Aosta
01/07   Villa Restelli, Olgiate Olona (VA)
02/07   Birrificio La Ribalta, Milano
16/07   Summer Festival Giardini Reali, Torino
21/07   Rockantina, Inveruno (MI)
23/07   Alò Park, Loreto Aprutino (PE)
24/07   Eucaliptus Beach, Pineto (TE)
31/07   Wicked Summer Festival, Samarate (VA)
04/06   CS PINELLI, GENOVA
16/06   Rembambeer, S. Vittore Olona (MI)
17/06   Bottega Roots, Colle Val D'Elsa (SI)
19/06   BBM Picnic, Settimo Milanese (MI)
24/06   Reggae Rock Festival, Bussero (MI)
25/06   Gurèe Beach RockFest, Monvalle (VA)
07/05   CAPANNO BLACK OUT, PRATO
13/05   Chakra Tazza, Lainate (MI)
14/05   Rock Buddha, Mondovì (CN)
15/05   Centro Sociale Cantiere, Milano
27/05   Spring Fest @ Villa Burba, Rho (MI)
10/04   La Maroquinerie, Paris
12/04   MTM Teatro Leonardo, Milano (con Artchipel Orchestra)
22/04   Amigdala Theatre, Trezzo
25/04   Partigiani in ogni quartiere, Milano
29/04   Tavagnasco Rock, Tavagnasco
30/04   Big Lebowski, Novara
04/03   SUPERSONIC, FOLIGNO (PG)
05/03   ARCI RANDAL, SESTRI LEVANTE (GE)
12/03   ARCI TOM, MANTOVA
16/03   SPAZIOMUSICA, PAVIA
19/03   ARLECCHINO, VEDANO OLONA (VA)
26/03   ARCI OHIBO', MILANO
06/02   THE FACTORY, AZZANO (VR)
26/02   SOUND BONICO, PIACENZA
27/02   ARCI AGORA', CUSANO MILANINO (MI)
22/01   CIRCOLONE, LEGNANO (MI)
23/01   ARTERIA, BOLOGNA
29/01   1E35CIRCA, CANTU' (CO)

CONTACT

BAND

blackbeatmovement@gmail.com

BOOKING

Italy
stefano@tubeagency.it

Europe
antonella@blackpoispromotions.com

LABEL

staff@lagrandeonda.com
www.lagrandeonda.com


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