THIS JANUARY 26TH & 27TH IN SYDNEY - BANDALUZIA with special guest PACO LARA (Spain). TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH www.venue505.com 8:30pm feat. Damian Wright (guitar), Jessica Statham (flamenco dance), Chachy Peñalver (flamenco dance), Ben Hauptmann (guitar) & James Hauptmann (percussion).
Embodying the unmistakeable Jerez style of flamenco guitar playing, PACO LARA has toured Internationally alongside Maestro Paco Cepero, one of flamenco’s most legendary guitarists and composers. Paco Lara has also been at the vanguard of Flamenco Fusion with hugely sucessful groups such as El Barrio (años 2000 a 2003) y Los Delinqüentes (años 2007 a 2011).
Apart from his skill as a formidable soloist Paco is also revered for his ability as an acompaniest in the specialised world of flamenco singing (cante). This is evident in his having recorded and/or performed with Flamenco’s most significant artists including Beni de Cádiz, Juan Moneo “El Torta”, Miguel Flores “El Capullo de Jerez”, Tomasa Guerrero “La Macanita”, Remedios Amaya, José de los Camarones, etc.
As an accompaniest to flamenco dance (Baile) Paco has participated in many European tours with famed Flamenco dancer Merecedes Ruiz in her productions Dibujos en el aire, Gestos de mujer y Perspectivas. The later was awarded the “Critics Choice” at The Festival de Jerez in 2011 and this project has been represented in prestigious programs and festivals across Europe including Festival de Guitarra de Córdoba, Spain, Teatro Compac Gran Vía de Madrid, Spain, Bienal de Sevilla, Spain, Beziers (Francia), Casa de la Música ,Moscow, Russia..etc..
Doors open at 6pm
Shows start approx. 8.30pm
VENUE 505: 280 Cleveland Street
Surry Hills, SYDNEY