Drawing their main inspiration from the endless well of Brazilian music, GATO AZUL perform sambas, choros and forro’ alongside original pieces by great Brazilian composers such as Hermeto Paschoal, Egberto Gismonti and Guinga. Gato Azul enhance this repertoire with a unique blend of flamenco rhythms, jazz improvisation and Irish swing.
Gato Azul is an ensemble founded by Francesco Turrisi that also comprises of Lucas Gonzales and Brian Dunning
For this performance Gato Azul will invite special guest singer Sonia Esquivel to join the group. Sonia is a Paraguayan/Brazilian singer based in Dublin. She has studied in Asunción and Paris and has taken part in several projects, from jazz to South American folk, to Brazilian music and tango. She has performed in Paraguay, Spain, France and Ireland.
6.30 Opening, free in till 7.30, then €5/€8, close at midnight.
BRING YOUR OWN DRINK and please use the bins.
ArtyParty (There is no better name coming) is a collective of young artists and musicians who want to set a different platform for art exhibitions, to make it more like a gig/event than a normal exhibition opening. This one off night aims to change how we view and interact with art, and is trying to incorporate the audience as much as possible.
Merging Art with Music, featuring poetry, spoken word, video art, projections, visuals, sculpture, interactive live performance and art making, sound art, light installations. Over 15 artists and musicians combined to make a one night exhibition party, featuring Stephen James Smith (Spoken), Kevin Nolan (Spoken), A Room For Improvement (Live Visual Performance), Hugh Cooney (Live Performance), Turf Boon, Barry Quinn, Loki Bee, Fiona Spiers, Wendy Stephens, Mia Marshmallow and many many more. Music comes from Dublin SingerSongwriters James Guilmartin, Mark Flynn, Steve from Bojangled and Bo Sean Ford Owen.
Join us, for a Night At The Invasion!
Additional info can be found here