Gipsy Kings ("Bamboleo") at the Greek Theatre
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The last date listed for Gipsy Kings was Saturday August 30, 2014 / 8:00pm.
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Oh, the Gipsy Kings. You are one of my favorite. The Greek Theater was packed for this performance where you played many of your newer songs. The romance was in the air. The night lovely. As I arrived about 30 minutes late, I was disappointed there was no opening band, but did learn the Greek cuts off at 10:15. Stacked parking was a bit difficult to get to that one HAS to come early to the Greek. Met a nice lady when I gave her a free ticket. Had a good time overall.
Twenty-five years is an eternity in pop music, but the story of the Gipsy Kings reaches back much farther. Theirs is a music that extends through generations, to the sounds of their ancestors, and reflects the eclectic and peripatetic history of the gitanos, Spanish Romani people who fled the Catalonia region during the Spanish Civil War. The group’s unchanging roster consists of two bands of brothers—the Reyes (Nicolas, Canut, Paul, Patchai, and Andre) and the Baliardos (Tonino, Paco, and Diego). The father of the Reyes brothers, Jose Reyes, formed a celebrated flamenco duo with Manitas de Plata which counted the likes of Miles Davis and Pablo Picasso among its fans. When the pair parted ways, Reyes became even more popular after starting his own band, backed up by his sons and called Los Reyes.
Venue Rules: No cameras (any type), no recording devices, no laser pointers, no alcohol, no drugs, no cans, no bottles, no portable T.V.s, no weapons, no picnic baskets, no ice chests or backpacks.