Madrid, Spain – World music venue Colonial fills up with southern warm. From Madagascar to Brazil, the programmers invite the audience to cross three continents, traveling through European cosmopolitism, Balkan charm and a complete travel across Africa from end to end.
Origin: Madagascar / Spain
Style: Malagasy music
Kilema bring us the Malagasy heat, from the deep southern Indian Ocean, to Andalusia, where he lives nowadays. An irresistible rhythm, plenty of life and soul, to make the ancestors dance.
Line-up: Randrianantoandro Clément (vocals, marovany, kabosy, katsá), Randrianantoandro Nesta (katsá, melodica and vocals), Pedro José Delgado Antúnez (bass, calabash, bamboo and vocals), Miguel Navarro de Vera (cajón, cymbals, percussions).November 10th
Origin: Spain / Algeria / France / Argentina
Style: Raï / Fusion / Hip-hop
Nour means "light" in Arabic. Enlightening a new way for Yacine Belahcene, this half Algerian half Spanish who was the singer of the great and amusing fusion combo Cheb Balowski, that embarks on a new flight in this international project, full of energy and consciousness.
Line-up: Yacine Belahcene (vocals), Stéphane Carteaux (sampler, keyboards), Pablo Potenzioni (drums), Francisco Guisado ‘Rubio’ (guitar), Olalla Castro (vocals), Manolo López (bass).
Origen: Bulgaria / Sudan
Style: Afrobalcanic music
From the Black Sea to the Black Continent. Cherno More (Black Sea in Bulgarian) brings together an unprecedented blend of Balkan and African music through Wafir’s wisdom and brothers Ivo and Nasco Hristov virtuosity.
Line-up: Wafir (ud), Ivo Hristov (clarinet), Masco Hristov (accordion).
Style: Brazilian Popular Music (MPB)
Armandinho is one of those essential musicians of the Brazilian Popular Music. Guitar player, singer and composer of songs popularized by stars like Caetano Veloso, Moraes Moreira or Gilberto Gil, brings us his own show.
Sala Colonial (Madrid)
Paseo de la Florida s/n
Metro y Renfe Cercanías: Príncipe Pío
Author: World Music Central News Department
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