Moe's Alley welcomes back International Reggae Legends from Chile GONDWANA. Don't miss this 9 piece Latin Reggae powerhouse complete with horns for a night of high-energy Reggae En Espa*ol.
For over 25 years now, the Chilean band Gondwana has been spreading the word of Jah Love. Emerging from the Latin root in reggae, Gondwana brings forth a fresh blend of Latin and Jamaican rhythms. With pulsating energy and a smooth sound, seven polished musicians are the soul of Chile's number one reggae band today. Charismatic lead vocalist and guitarist, Quique Neira combined with bassist I-Locks Labbe, forms the band's songwriting duo, while all of the members, including Keno "Fingaman" Valenzuela on keyboards and back-up vocals, Alexcy Cardenas on drums, Gato Ramos on saxophone, Pez Lopez on guitar, and Pato Luca on trumpet are responsible for musical arrangements. Spirit moving falsetto notes, bubbling bass and hard drums, tight horns and guitars with the ability to move with ease in a sound ranging from calypso to hard rock; are the skillful ingredients found in the highly acclaimed Gondwana.Produced by Dr. Dread of RAS Records, Gondwana's self-titled debut album, Together, initially available only in Chile through BMG, is now on RAS label as well. Two singles, "Chainga Langa" and "Armonia de Amor" have gone to number one, with a third, "Sentimento Original" reaching the top five in Chile. All three songs are supported by inspir