THE NEW SCHMOO
The Punksters of Pop!!
Energetic punky covers of all your favourite top forty hits from recent years! Not your usual covers band! My personal favourite, you will jump an bop to songs you know but you will never have heard them done like this before !!
Karel Kalaf is a well-known and respected musician with exceptional international experience. With over fifteen years of professional experience, including a BA in Classical Music and Teaching from the National Conservatoire in the Dominican Republic. He was awarded the prize for Classical Guitarist of the Year in 2007 and has also produced tracks for film and radio. In 2008, he represented his country at an International Guitar Festival in Cuba and has also been invited to perform in a number of countries including the UK, Holland, Argentina, France and Spain, among others. In 2009, as the Artistic Director with the band Marel, Karel travelled to Buenos Aires on tour where he opened a concert for the legendary Juan Luis Guerra. He was also a special guest representing his country at the recent Viva América events in Madrid.
Karel plays and teaches a wide variety of musical styles including classical, rock, jazz, blues, Latin, funk and merengue. His work has been featured in films, most recently in the film El Trópico de Sangre. For a concert he played in with the world famous ensemble Los Hermanos Rosario, he was awarded the Concert of The Year in 2010 at the coveted Cassandra awards in the Caribbean.
Event: THE NEW SCHMOO, DIE HAPPY, KAREL KALAF
Date: Friday 1st December 2017
Venue: Whistle Binkies
Time : 17:00 - 03:00
Cost: Free b4 12, £4 after
Friday 25th May
THE DIVERSIONS, RADIO PACHUCO, JAMIE RODDEN, IBBY
Saturday 26th May
HEEBIE JEEBIES, MAD FERRET, THE HOUSE ROCKERS, GED HANLEY TRIO
Monday 28th May
Open Mic Night