Weekly workshops, until Christmas, for dancers, guitarists, percussionists or anyone interested in Flamenco music. Feel free to come regularly or drop in when you can!
From 8:00 - 9:30pm at the SVA John Street, Stroud
£5 per session
For more information contact the SVA: 01453 751440
Kostka Garcia: 07841 580017
Mr Brinners Presents a magical evening of Flamenco
Be Transported to the shores of Andulusia with Live Music, Singing & Dance from a wonderful line up of talented artists from Spain, West Africa & UK.
Jose Agarrado Moneo:'Moneo' : A raising Flamenco Star direct from Jerez. This young man embodies the soul of the Andalusian Gypsy with his voice. This is a rare treat on UK shores
Anita La Maltesa: Having studied with talented artists Juana Amaya, Matilde Coral & La Tona in Seville, Anita's career has taken her from Andalusian Ferias to Performing in the Albert Hall & the Royal Opera House. Dramatic, Passionate, Warm & Funny at all the right moments, She's a joy to watch .
Cuffy: Playing Flamenco guitar for almost a lifetime, playing for both Dancers & Singers & with his deep understanding of flamenco rhythms & an obvious Spanish Flair , it often comes as a surprise to discover that Cuffy from Glasgow !!
Kevin Byrne: A talented & passionate player, be it Flamenco Guitar, Mandolin or Bouzouki. Lending his talent on the strings to numerous musical groups over the years & passing it on through teaching.
Ivan Moreno: Playing with a myriad of Bands, this talented Percussionist & Singer is equally at home with Complicated Flamenco Rhythms as he is with Latin Beats
Jaime Cantera: The Irrepressible 'Jimi Can' is a talented & diverse Percussionist & Singer who releases his boundless Energy on Flamenco & World Music
Suntou Susso: This talented West African Kora Player & Percussionist brings the taste of Flamenco's African influences to this evenings Performance
And now for something a little bit different at the Royal. We bring you the tastes, smells and sounds of Spain with our Flamenco & Tapas Night on Friday 30th June.
Following the success of our last evening we will bring you some delicious tapas from 6pm and of course the Sangria will be flowing.
The sounds of Spain will begin at 8pm when we are joined by the fabulous Flamenco Loco. This exciting 3 piece band combines traditional and contemporary flamenco styles, producing an upbeat sound which transports you straight to the heart of passionate Andalusia.
The bands’ Spanish, Cuban, Scottish and Polish heritage proves Flamenco’s universal appeal and their distinctive sound has been warmly received at many prestigious venues and festivals over the past decade, including Glastonbury, Cheltenham Jazz Festival and The Colston Hall.
The fiery latino sparks will really start flying at 9pm when Flamenco Loco are joined by a talented Flamenco dancer.
Get ready for a sultry evening of soul-stirring ballads.
Enjoy an evening of passion and charisma with one of flamenco's rising stars and some of the best young talent from Cadiz, Spain. Adrián Brenes and the Flamenke team sizzle with Andalusian audacity in this joyful explosion of wild souls, guaranteeing to put some 'alegria' in your heart and a spring in your step!
Tapas served throughout the evening in the Cafe. Flamenco workshop 4.00-5.30pm.
Join the Flamenke team....sizzling performers from Cadiz and learn a short flamenco sequence whilst immersing yourself in the rhythm and style. Dancing flamenco builds confidence, promotes self-expression and above all is fun! Great opportunity and no experience necessary. Please bring comfortable shoes.
Electrifying performance with Adrián Brenes to follow at 8pm (tapas served from 5.30pm in the Cafe).
Rare opportunity to have a one hour flamenco guitar workshop with one of Cadiz's best flamenco guitarists. David Cuevas Espinosa has collaborated with several leading artists and held workshops all over Spain. Ability to play guitar to an intermediate standard would be helpful.
Flamenke invites you to enjoy a sizzling evening of passion and 'alegria' in the ambience of a typical 'Peña de Flamenco' with some of Cadiz's rising stars, straight from the cradle of flamenco. Adrian Brenes 'the hottest thing to hit Madrid for a decade' leads the way in this dynamic young ensemble.
Tapas and glass of wine included. The perfect antidote to a November night!