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Concert: Gabino Palomares from Mexico

Sunday, October 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $15

Only concert in Toronto

Singer and guitarist Gabino Palomares visits Toronto for one show only with guest singer Ismael Duran from Detroit.

Singer, songwriter, Gabino Palomares is one of the most important representatives of the New Song Movement (now called Trova) from the 70’s. Originally from Guanajuato, he moved to México City finding his first great success in in 1972 at a University Festival where he presented his work “Poems and Songs.”

His songs and his tireless work spreading the music of México, singing at solidarity events, universities, unions, neighbourhoods, public plazas eventually landed him on  the most important Mexican stages: The Art Palace, The Theatre of the City, The National Auditorium, etc.

He has shared the stage with the greatest  musicians of the Movement of the New Song: Silvio Rodriguez, Serrat, Mercedes Sosa, Pablo Milanés, Luis Eduardo Aute, Tania Libertad, Pete Seeger, Amparo Ochoa, and many others touring all over the continent.

His music talks about social justice or love, going from Mexican folklore to Latin American music, the popular to urban music and humour.   Probably his most famous song is “La Maldición de Malinche,” a well known in Latin America sung by many musicians. He perform from his vast repertoire.

His music is an attitude to life. He sings with imagination and feelings. He is himself an spectacle. El Universal

He belongs to a group of artists who collect the music of the people and make with the music everybody be aware of injustice. He is the voice of the people who don’t speak. All young people start singing his music in the concerts. Proceso Magazine

Sponsored by Casa Salvador Allende – Toronto


Need to know:
– Doors open at 5:40
– $15 donation at door
– Accessible on demand via portable ramp; washrooms not accessible
– Please avoid using strong-scented products due to sensitivities

Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) with Zatoun oliveoil+za’atar dipping.