COMPETA ROCKS

 

A superb sizzling summer night of funk, rock and soul featuring some of the very best talent from andalucia and beyond! - hosted for the evening by Geoff Murrel.

Friday august 9th Despacho de Fernan, Cómpeta – your unmissable line-up for the night is:


GU!R! is one of the hottest rock, blues, reggae, and soul bands in Andalucía. Drummer Nik, and lead singer/guitarist Pix, formed the band together when they first met in 2002. Pix was the lead singer of John Peel´s favourite band ´The O Band´, who made four albums and were supported by ´The Police´ on tour. Pic also recorded with Andy Bown from 'Status Quo' and was signed by United Artists for a solo career. Nik was a member of the UK´s successful band 'Major Tom', and he has also worked with 'Vangelis', 'Doctor Feelgood', 'The Moodie Blues', 'Wishbone Ash', 'Curved Air', 'Johnny Kidd and The Pirates', 'The Groundhogs' and 'The Blues Band'. Nigel is GU!R!´s bass player extraordinaire who joined in 2008, from a musical background, and also sings and composes. Stef, rhythm guitarist and vocal harmonies, is a multi-talented musician, who played with several bands in the 70's and 80's, and joined GU!R! in 2010.

 THE AFRICAN DRUMMERS where drums become rock music! Acoustic power with harmonious arrangements from the hugely talented duo of Willem and Mies.

VAGABLONDS are an alternative acoustic duo who cover songs from various artists and genres in their own unique way. The duo consist of Andrea Wade on vocals and Rob Downes on guitar.
Andrea has played with many bands in Ireland, mainly rock inspired, but her real passion lies in song writing. Rob is lead guitarist in pop group 'Then Jerico' and has just returned home after a 2nd successful UK tour. The duo has recently released their debut album 'Snowdrop in the Water'. The album is available from iTunes and Amazon UK. You will also be able to buy the Album on CD at Cómpeta Rocks; 2 Euros from every CD sold on the night will be donated to Cudeca.

GEOFF MURREL has a long musical pedigree. In Turner and everything in between.
Tickets are just 12.50€ to include table nibbles courtesy of Sugar & Spice, welcome drink courtesy of Fernan, a generous and scrumptious buffet with vegetarian options and an ice-cream counter.
An outdoor 'feria' type bar will ensure speed of service.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT TODO PAPEL, SUGAR & SPICE AND DESPACHO DE FERNAN IN CÓMPETA AND PUENTE DON MANUEL: DIVA & AXAQUIA ANIMAL RESCUE (Mercado de los Viernes)

THANKS TO FERNAN FOR HIS GENEROUS SUPPORT / GRACIAS A FERNAN POR TODO SU AYUDA. the UK he sang with a progressive rock band, a rock covers band and a Who tribute act. As well as his solo gigs, he has performed as part of acoustic trios By the Way and The Elderly Brothers, and with local singer, Megan Rose. Recently he has formed MPG with Martin Cart of The Elderlies, and Phil Simmonds formerly of Acoustic Roots.

MEGAN ROSE at 16 our youngest performer and fresh from the XFACTOR UK auditions. A new young local talent she covers artists from Adele to Tina Turner and everything in between.

Tickets are just 12.50€ to include table nibbles courtesy of Sugar & Spice, welcome drink courtesy of Fernan, a generous and scrumptious buffet with vegetarian options and an ice-cream counter.
An outdoor 'feria' type bar will ensure speed of service.

TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT TODO PAPEL, SUGAR & SPICE AND DESPACHO DE FERNAN IN CÓMPETA AND PUENTE DON MANUEL: DIVA & AXAQUIA ANIMAL RESCUE (Mercado de los Viernes)

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