It’s summer time and that means we get caught up with other events. But not to worry, we will still have our 1st Friday Unblurred Parties at the Brillobox. We will also make appearances in and around town all summer. We have big things coming down the line and are working on a gig in collaboration w/ Bayardstown Social Club to bring Meridian Brothers Dance Band on Friday June 19. more details to come. in the meantime follow our soundcloud.
Colombian Band Meridian Brothers first US Tour
presented by @Pandemic & Bayardstown Social Club
Last year we had Chicha Libre bring a killer dance party to Bayardstown. Well this year we have very special guests from Colombia playing Psychedelic CUMBIA for you.
with Special Guests ::: TBA
$10 non members
$ free for VIPs.
bar provided… TBA
“Genius prophets of Colombian weirdness” MTVOn Tour June 16th – June 22d.
Colombian guitarist and composer Eblis Alvarez has been an intricate part of the new generation of Colombian musicians for the past ten years. He is also a member of Frente Cumbiero, Los Pirañas and Ondatropica.
Eblis started Meridian Brothers back in 1998 as a vehicle for his own experimental music. He ended up studying composition and electronic music at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, but after returning to Bogota, took to exploring all manners of latin popular music – cumbia, salsa, boogaloo etc… Meridian Brothers started applying itself to tropical rhythms, mixing Eblis’ love of dance rhythms and his interest in more formal music.
On Meridian’s first few albums, Eblis played all the instruments, but over the years, the group has evolved into a live five-piece band focused on re-interpreting all manners of Latin Tropical styles, with a strong psychedelic and experimental sensibility. Live, the group uses sampling techniques, elaborate effect processing, and Eblis’ quirky and theatrical vocals that channel imaginary characters with both pathos and humor.
Meridian Brothers’ past two albums are available on Soundway records.
Meridian Brothers include Maria Valencia (saxophone, clarinet, percussion and synthesizers), Damian Ponce (Percussion), Cesar Quevedo (bass) and Alejandro Forero (electronics and synthesizers).