On Saturday evening a new era at the Red Brick Building in Glastonbury will be swept in with a party as Bocabar opens its doors to the public for the first time. A classy venue lies in wait for you all with great food, cocktails and live music from DJ Paulo Fernandez and K’Chevere, which pretty much means that everything is in place for a good time to be had.
K’Chevere has the reputation of being one of the most exciting Afro Cuban Latin bands in the UK. Often performing with guest Latin artists, the 6-piece band is a wonderful live act that will have you on your feet and dancing. On their official website, the band states that their repertoire is strongly influenced by the music and rhythms of Cuba, as well as Venezuela and most of Latin America. Artists including Tito Puente, Patato Valdés, Buena Vista Social Club and Eddie Palmieri are said to have influenced their mix of Cuban classics with their own original compositions, which combine Afro-Cuban dance rhythms such as Son, Danzón and Cha-Cha-Cha with a blend of Latin Jazz and Salsa.
Having successfully run an established bar with the same name in Bristol, owners Paul Eavis and Melissa Banks will be looking to regularly host live gigs at the bar and restaurant, supporting both music from the Glastonbury area as well as bringing established Bristol acts to the area. As Bocabar opens, a gig venue like no other in Glastonbury will be presented to us and there are already fantastic acts lined up to play over the next few months. We’ll be the first to let you know about them.
Click here to visit K’Chevere’s website
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