Alma de Tango (Hugo Fernández) brings to you the most acclaimed tango show in Australasia which truly reflects the Buenos Aires Tango. A real Tango Night is waiting for you! Tango Master Hugo Fernández’s show offers an elegant, professional, authentic and impeccable performance that will allow the audience to experience “live” the real and wonderful atmosphere of the Tango Shows in Buenos Aires. Alma de Tango is the most complete Tango Experience. You can go for an only tango show or if you prefer a more holistic experience you can choose a full program of tango show with tango lessons!
Composer / Director / Spanish Guitarist
One of Australia’s finest Spanish Guitarists, Andrew Veivers draws on a wide range of musical influences to evoke the sensual and mesmerising sounds of the Spanish guitar in all of its guises. At venues ranging from Blenheim Palace (UK) to The Dillington Classical Guitar Festival (UK) to chamber music series' in Amsterdam to concerts at many of Australia's leading festivals, Andrew has appeared as a soloist as well as with his various groups (Flamenco Fire, The Saruzu Quartet, Jaleos Flamenco) to great critical acclaim.
Educating audiences about Indigenous Australian cultures, through entertaining performances and Indigenous Australian music. Circular Rhythm offers live Indigenous Australian music and performances to audiences as diverse as schoolchildren, conference delegates and tourism visitors. The business is Indigenous owned and operated by Lucas Proudfoot and is based on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Lucas enjoys working with different audiences, both in Australia and overseas and values the opportunity to educate audiences about Indigenous cultures, wherever he goes. The name Circular Rhythm is a mash up of two terms; firstly, the circular breathing technique used by didgeridoo players like Lucas and secondly, the rhythm audiences experience as they sing, dance and play along with his performances.
Brazilian music played by Brazilians! Coisa Linda means "Beautiful thing" in Portuguese and celebrates love, music and life, which are in fact, beautiful things! Playing the finest songs of Brazilian popular music repertoire, Coisa Linda brings a warm and authentic interpretation of some of Brazil's most loved musical masterpieces. Lucia Medeiros - vocals, Wade Gregory - piano, Mauricio Hosi - guitar, and Claudio Climaco - percussion.
Dance Masala are known for creating inspiring Bollywood-fusion choreography and energetic live shows. With a diverse line-up with up to 10 male and female dancers, Dance Masala are Brisbane's premier Bollywood performance team. The costumes are vibrant, the choreography is exciting, and the dancers are ready to take you on a journey to Bollywood! True to their name, they will add spice and flavour to every event.
From the heartland of sunshine and samba: Brazilian singer and guitarist Eddie Gazani will dazzle and captivate you with his unique blend of Brazilian Jazz, Forro, Samba & Bossa Nova. Music from the heart, to your soul! Eddie draws inspiration from his immense love of music, travel, culture and life itself, which resonates effortlessly as he performs with the true spirit of Brazilian passion and vitality!
Flamenco Indo Jazz - FIJ - is a dazzling display of passionate flamenco guitar and earthy Indian tabla rhythms alongside ethereal voice and sublime piano. A very special collaboration between some of the country's finest performers, Flamenco Indo Jazz features the vocals of stringmansassy's Kacey Patrick, Dya Singh's Dheeraj Shrestha on tabla, jazz piano virtuoso Steve Newcomb and Spanish guitarist and musical director of Flamenco Fire/SARS/Jaleos Flamenco, Andrew Veivers.
Jaleos Flamenco is a dynamic, Brisbane based ensemble that celebrates the passion and grace of flamenco music and dance. Simone Pope (dancer) & Andrew Veivers (guitar) bring together the intricate rhythms, dazzling footwork and raw energy of flamenco in performances that encompasses both the ancient richness of the traditional and the virtuosity of contemporary flamenco. Jaleos Flamenco has a flexible lineup from a duo featuring Andrew Veivers & Simone Pope to a 15 person ensemble including dancers, singers, guitarists, strings and percussion.
Mzaza presents a show like no other, with powerful, sultry multilingual vocals and sounds and rhythms from faraway places. A show that will make your heart beat and your feet dance.
Influenced by her Spanish Sephardic roots, French-born front woman Pauline Maudy sings in French, Spanish, Ladino and Turkish. Together with her talented instrumentalists she creates a unique blend of influences from the Mediterranean, the Balkans and the Middle East. Mzaza’s songs are inspired by tradition – gypsy passion, flamenco exuberance, the feel of the desert, and the spirit of the French wordsmiths.
Saruzu meld a love for the esoteric with an ability to absorb and distil what they experience, and then reinvent it with a flamboyance that is both highly original and widely accessible. Wearing the influences of flamenco, improvised music, jazz harmony, and several hundred years of traditional western classical music proudly on their sleeves, Saruzu are fresh, innovative and energetic. Music that works the voodoo of simultaneously making you want to quietly reflect on life - whilst whirling like a Dervish, eating a healthy salad - with a couple of glasses of wine, yelling out like a teenager - and then going home to write poetry. Music that makes you smile, think, and then smile a little bit more...