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Award winning BANDALUZIA FLAMENCO return with acclaimed flamenco singer NAIKE PONCE (SPAIN) to NEWCASTLE, March 30TH

From Sanlucar de Barrameda, Naike Ponce has worked with such music greats as Jorge Pardo, Estrella Morente, Manolo Sanlùcar, Piraña, Chano Lobato and Naranjito de Triana. Recent artistic projects include her debut album ‘Con Nombres De Mujer’ alongside legendary guitarist and Grammy winner Jose Suarez Paquete, with the collaboration of Raimundo Amador, Tomatito and Piraña, among others.
TIX AVAILABLE NOW!! through: pre-bookings strongly recommended!

Featuring Damian Wright (flamenco guitar), Jessica Statham (flamenco dance), Rosalie Cocchiaro (flamenco dance), Ben Hauptmann (guitars) & James Hauptmann (percussion).
Damian Wright’s virtuosic but tactful guitar gave them musical backing together with the impassioned singing of Spanish Naike Ponce. – Alan Brissenden - Radio Adelaide 2016

BANDALUZIA is an acclaimed modern flamenco ensemble led by ARIA nominated guitarist DAMIAN WRIGHT. Bandaluzia was recently invited to perform at The Adelaide International Guitar Festival and was awarded "The Pick Of the Sydney Fringe" at The Sydney Fringe Festival. In 2014 Bandaluzia performed to a sold out Sydney Opera House Concert Hall as an invited artist to TEDX Sydney. Known for their powerful performances, unique sound and explosive displays of dazzling musicianship and virtuosity that has made Bandaluzia a great success at festivals and theatres across Australia. Featuring Dance Australia Magazine's "Most Outstanding Dancer of 2013" and co- winner of "Best Dance Show" at The Adelaide Fringe 2014 JESSICA STATHAM (flamenco dance), Freedman fellowship winner and National Jazz Awards finalist BEN HAUPTMANN (Katie Noonan, Gurrumul, Lior etc....) on Mandolin & brilliant percussionist JAMES HAUPTMANN (James Morrison, Vince Jones, Bluejuice...etc).Bandaluzia are also highly revered for their ability to mix elements of other genres into their performances, whether being the rich harmonies of Jazz, the exotic melodies of the Orient or the infectious rhythms of South America. An experience that ignites the senses with the grace of Flamenco.

Where: The Church Of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle
Tickets $35 Adult / $30 Concession
Doors open 7pm Show starts 8pm
Bookings close at 5pm on the day. Tickets may be purchased at the door subject to availability. No refunds or exchanges
The UCOG reserves the right to sell unredeemed tickets after show time
Venue is 90% seated and 10% standing at full capacity
Contact Details: 0422987581