Saturday, September 25, 2010

Live Music & Salsa Party @ Buku Tonight

Cristian Cañaveral @ Mosaic
Soy tu cantante: Cristian Cañaveral @ Mosaic

Singer/songwriter Cristian Cañaveral has burst onto the Triangle scene lately, making a lot of new fans at the Ritmo Latino Festival in August. Since then he's been a popular draw at small, live music venues such as Mosaic Wine Lounge, where his next gig will be this Monday (9/27) 9-11 pm; no cover.

Below, from his last concert there, Cristian sings an original on the patio (low light, sound only):

With a decidedly romantic timbre to his voice, and Latin pop sensibilities drawing on the bolero tradition, the 22-year-old appears to have a lot of commercial potential.

Performing sometimes as a solo or trio act, he also works with a backing band that rocks more formidably, featuring Venezuelan core musicians from the local scene: pianist Andres Leon, percussionist Josue Bracho Quintero, and others.

Check out the Cristian Cañaveral Live Band TONIGHT, Saturday (9/25) at the Buku Loco party in Raleigh. Live music from 10 to 11:30 pm, followed by dance party with DJ Salsa Mike.


Facebook event page: Buku Loco TONIGHT

Facebook event page: Mosaic Live MONDAY

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