Los Pirañas

Cumbia Noise in a Three-Piece Power Format >>>> At the Hall! <<<<

Sun, Aug 5, 2012
4 pm
Admission: Day ticket (Concert + Dj Sets) 10 €/ 8 €
Los Pirañas, © Catalina Villamizar

With the cubist Cumbia fantasies of his main band, the Meridian Brothers, Eblís Álvarez already had audiences shaking their heads in awe and amazement at the Worldtronics Festival in December 2011. Now, the new music composer, who is also a classically trained and award-winning guitarist, is back at the HKW with his latest fun project.

Other Pirañas include drummer Pedro Ojeda, who was part of the Papaya Republik band that same evening at Worldtronics, and Mario Galeano, normally the brains and the bass guitarist of Frente Cumbiero, who are presenting their ambitious project Ondatrópica the previous evening. This energetic trio forms what could be called Cumbia’s Jimi Hendrix Experience: guitar noise, tight rhythm experiments, all purely instrumental. Whereby the rather expansive title of their debut album “Toma tu jabón kapax“ certainly whets the appetite for lyrics ...

Traffic restrictions From 23 July, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee is closed to motorized traffic between Haus der Kulturen der Welt and Spreeweg. The Haus is still accessible to drivers coming from the direction of the Reichstag but parking is severely restricted. The 100 Bus route will be diverted to Straße des 17. Juni and there is a provisional bus stop “Haus der Kulturen der Welt”. More...