Lluvia Flamenca returns for a one night celebration of Flamenco! In its sixth year, Lluvia Flamenca will present Andres Vadín in concert, featuring world renowned flamenco guitarist Andres Vadín and company. Andres Vadín will be accompanied by flamenco dancer and singer Manuel Gutierrez, percussionist Diego Álvarez “El Negro”, bassist Yosmel Montejo, and pianist/accordionist Ioannis Goudelis. Lluvia Flamenca is presented at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix which is the home of Tablao Flamenco PHX, recognized as Phoenix’s most energetic flamenco stage.
Hailing from Havana, Cuba, Andres Vadín is a guitarist, composer, touring artist and educator. Andres began studying music at the age of 10. By 12, Vadín won first prize in the Amadeo Roldan guitar competition. Andres has toured, recorded and collaborated with highly respected flamenco artists such as Jose Mendez, Sabrina Romero, Jorge Pardo, Saul Quiros, Pele (Navajita Platea), Antonio Carmona, Marcus Nand, Josemi Carmona, Concha Buika, Jose Antonio Rodriguez and many others.
Flamenco Por La Vida (FPLV) has graced the lounge stage at Crescent Ballroom presenting a FREE show every Saturday for 6 years. Co-Directors Angelina Ramirez and Olivia Rojas present Tablao Flamenco PHX featuring local, national and international flamenco artists. In 2015 Phoenix New Times Best Of, FPLV was recognized as “Best Weekly Flamenco Show”. For Lluvia Flamenca 6, FPLV will present a pre-show performance in the lounge at Crescent Ballroom with Arizona flamenco artists.