Los Gringos Locos
Mike Sampson: email@example.com
Al Sabourin: firstname.lastname@example.org
The acoustic guitar duo, Los Gringos Locos, featuring Al Sabourin and Mike Sampson, are well known to Victoria, having entertained audiences with their unique blend of standards and original compositions since 2000.
They have developed a steady following playing at numerous festivals and events in Victoria and on Vancouver Island. These include: the Victoria International Jazz Festival; the Latin Caribbean Festival; the Classic Boat Festival; the Dragon Boat Races Festival and the Esquimalt Lantern Festival. Los Gringos Locos have also performed at the Butchart Gardens, Vista 18 and the Union Club; they have been the "feature act" at both the Deep Cove and Highlands Folk Clubs as well as performing at cafes, arts and crafts fairs, local pubs and lounges and numerous private functions. They have appeared on the A Channel TV morning show and have received favourable air play on local radio stations. Their music has been included in a number of documentary videos.
Los Gringos Locos have released three CDs:
“Places We’ve Been”; “Against the Sky” - dedicated to co-founding member Ian Callan; and “Engage.”
La Vista (Sabourin/Sampson)