Caracoles is the Canarian band chosen to be part of the opening concert of the world's professional music fair, WOMEX 2018, inside of the show Atlantic Transits, under the direction of the Canarian timp player Germán López and the production of Jeito at the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Caracoles will represent the tri-continental spirit, cultural diversity and sound richness of the Canary Islands, displaying its Flowers of all colors, to welcome more than 2,500 industry professionals worldmusic international of more than 90 countries.
Caracoles is an alternative to cultural conventions and current musical expressions, standardized and conceived as consumer products; it is a return to the roots, a reencounter with the words that stress the human urge to feel collectively. Listen and see Caracoles is a journey to the emotions of the human being, to the longings shared by everyone, making fusion a major art that, through sounds, translates the viewer to the need of twinning, to the link cultural and the energetic intimacy that is claimed in his sung message.
The musical proposal of Caracoles has the island character: free and liberating, macerated by the vigor of the Atlantic Ocean and the mime of the volcanic peaks. Canarias is a place of contrasts, of colorful multiculturalism, which makes the sound production of Caracoles a channel of vital expression, strong and present, which demands the commitment and personal commitment that its members have assumed from the first moment of its incorporation to the band His powerful live show and his compositional richness have made Caracoles a reference band in the cultural circuits of the islands and a strong backdrop of scenarios beyond the archipelago.
Rumba mestiza, flamenco nuances, Latin American aromas and African vitality make up a unique and current staging of inevitable impact on the public.
They are already ten years of Caracoles that celebrate with their third album, Flores, which they define as "a song to life, from the everyday, which pretends to be a mirror of the reality that surrounds us". It has already been presented in Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Seville, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela and this October 24 the appointment with the Flowers of Snails will be in WOMEX. So, it's time for Caracoles, to live life through mestizo music, vitality, dedication, diversity of colors and, above all, scenic sincerity.
WOMEX is the most important international professional market of the "Music of the World". This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music. It includes concerts, lectures and documentaries. It contributes to the creation of networks as an effective means of promoting music and culture of all kinds by sweeping the borders. "