Following the success of the first two CoVibes gigs, the team at The Imperial Hotel Eumundi has announced ‘CoVibes 3’ will take place on Saturday 17 October, with Tijuana Cartel set to take to the stage in The Brewery.
Celebrating amazing local talent, the CoVibes series is a collab between local artists, agencies and the Imperial Hotel, and is proudly supported by the Queensland Government by Arts Queensland.
CoVibes is all about bringing the live music back in an intimate, seated event in the beautiful Brewery room in a Covid-safe environment.
Winners of Best Live Act at the 2020 Gold Coast Music Awards, Tijuana Cartel have established themselves on the Australian music scene as one of the country’s most exciting live acts, combining the sounds of the Middle East, India and Spain with a psychedelic and atmospheric approach to song writing.
“We blend all our personal influences together into our own sound, Tijuana Cartel frontman Paul George said.
“I’m into flamenco guitar and world sounds, whereas Carey is more into breakbeat and electro styles, Eamon has a jazz background and Sheila brings her DJ alter ego into the mix.”
Based in deep electronic roots with a concoction of multi-layered grooves, splashes of Middle Eastern vocals, lilting Moby-esque soundscapes, Flamenco and slide guitar, trumpet, live and electronic world beats and percussion, influenced heavily by break beats.
The four-piece formed on the Gold Coast in the 1990s and have since built a firm reputation as a global force, notching up residencies in Mumbai, Thailand, Bali’s KuDeTa Bar and Beijing’s famous Loong Bar during the 2008 Olympic Games.
The band has also been a familiar face on the international festival circuit, playing stages across Europe and the USA as well as Australia’s most loved events including Peats Ridge, Rainbow Serpent, Wave Rock, Splendour In The Grass, Byron Bay Bluesfest, Woodford, Falls Festival and many more.Creating an electronic beats tapestry that will cut through to your very soul, Tijuana Cartel is the perfect accompaniment to the rich tapestry of offerings at any festival across the globe.
This is an 18 plus event and doors open at 7pm. Tickets to CoVibes 3 are just $30 and can be purchased online only through OZTIX, with numbers being strictly limited.