Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:00pm
Rare UK visit by legendary Chilean band - 1 of only 2 UK dates
Vibrant music, rooted in Latin American traditions. Dynamic vocal harmonies supported by traditional instruments including the charango, the quena (indigenous flute), panpipes and different types of guitars (tiple, cuatro and Spanish guitar), as well as piano, synthesizers, electro-acoustic guitars, electric bass, Caribbean percussion and many other instruments.
Born in Chile in 1965, Quilapayún is one of the most renowned Latin American bands in the world, dedicated to preserving and reinventing the popular music of the continent.
Quilapayún has recorded 30 albums to date (including the platinum Anthology). Their latest studio album Absolutamente Quilapayún was released in January 2013.
Lineup includes 3 “historic” members – Rodolfo Parada-Lillo (member since ‘68, and now artistic director), Patricio Wang and Patricio Castillo – who are joined by talented “new guard”, singers and multi-instrumentalists Alvaro Pinto, Mario Contreras and Rodrigo Gonzalez-Migueles
Support – Valentina & Voces del Sur
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