RUNA – Bringing a Mystical, Lyrical, Exciting Sound to Mariposa
Recognized as one of Irish music’s new super-groups, RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music.
Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of bluegrass, flamenco, blues, and jazz, they offer a thrilling and redefining take on traditional music.
The group has been honoured internationally, winning Top Group and Top Traditional Group in the Irish Music Awards and an Independent Music Award for Best World/Traditional Song.
They combine vocals, step-dancing, guitar, percussion, mandolin, bodhrán, and fiddle for a sound that is at once mystical, lyrical, unique and exciting.
Thursday, 19 March 2015 Farrucas Duo Paint an Exotic Musical Portrait
The stirring rhythms, Latin sounds, and intricate instrumentation of Farrucas Duo paint an exotic musical portrait.
The group is a fusion of two musical traditions – Mediterranean and Ecuadorian – brought together through Laura Spada and Jorge Cuamacás, and spiced up by elements of other genres through Arab, Cumbia, rumba, flamenco, salsa and rock influences.
Two talents that shine equally well in the recording studio and on stage, this duo has been performing together for twenty years.
With stunning performances, a variety of instruments, homage to diverse cultures and nationalities, three albums, and legions of fans, this is a musical journey you need to experience.