Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes

Sunday, August 18, 2024

  Age Limit
All Ages

Gipsy Kings, founded in 1978 in Arles and Montpellier, in southern France, are well known for their mix of Catalan rumba, flamenco, salsa, and pop. Gipsy Kings became popular with their self-titled third album, which included the songs “Djobi Djoba”, “Bamboléo”, and the ballad “Un Amor”. Nicolas Reyes, founder and lead singer, heads this band, still made up of members of the Reyes and Baliardo families.

Nicolas Reyes has been the leader and co-founder of the Gipsy Kings for well over 30 years. In the past three decades, they have dominated the World Music charts and sold more than 14 million albums worldwide. Their platinum compilation, The Best of the Gipsy Kings, was charting for over a year upon its release and their ninth studio album, Savor Flamenco, was awarded the Grammy® for Best World Music Album in 2013.

Note: the San Diego Symphony Orchestra does not appear on this program.

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