Budiño, master Galician piper and creator of impossible melodies that roots his music in Galician tradition subtly mixed with more contemporary sounds. His creations and his fantastic live show have traveled all over the world, recognized by critics worldwide and rewarded with prestigious awards in the genre.
Caldo is a Galician trio that brings traditional music closer to contemporary sound contexts by experimenting with instruments. In this show, they reaffirm their sonority by adding new textures and atmospheres without abandoning the organic sound of acoustic instruments, thus bringing another dimension to the repertoire learned from the oral tradition.
Xabier Díaz is one of the most recognised Galician folk musician nowadays. Accompanied by Adufeiras de Salitre, a group of women that are in charge of percussion and voices, updates old forms of the traditional music that Díaz rediscovered for years in small villages and hamlets around Galicia. “As Catedrais Silenciadas”, his latest album, is obtaining a widespread recognition among critics and audiences, and it is a sales success.
Bolboreta is a music project created by the multinstrumentalist Lydia Botana, a citizen of the world who also plays educational music 'avec muito amore & respeto' for children, mixing all kinds of musical genres, talking about her point of view of life with optimist and sunny music for all ages.
After three decades of successful career, 19 albums published, and more than 1.700 concerts performed in more than 30 countries, Luar Na Lubre has become one of the most international and reference groups in folk-celtic music.
A musical project that arises from the roots. With Galician as a voice and a instrumentation based on the folk roots of our land, we decided to mix it with Latin music, reggae, swing, soul, and mainly, rock.
Eduardo Coma. Quinteto Cimarrón
● LATIN JAZZ
The Cimarrón Quintet, based on Galicia, are five Cuban musicians with a solid classical training in prestigious music schools of the Island, mixing traditional rhythms and melodies and reinterpreting them in a jazz key.
La Casa de los Ingleses is a pop band with simple and straightforward lyrics and a meticulous aesthetic, both in the melodies and on the stage; a sure punch that characterizes this group of young Galicians who wants to find a place within the music scene thanks to their good songs.
● WORLD MUSIC
Musician from A Coruña who began his career at a very early age in bands of different genres such as pop, rock, reggae or manouche jazz, besides playing a wide diversity of guitar styles. He does musical events and leads the project MIP, where he develops his talents.
Abe Rábade releases "Botánica", fourteen original compositions dedicated to the native vegetation of Galicia. Together, they make up a field of vision open to the world that blends the rural with the urban.
● VANGUARD FOLK
The voice of Marful, Chouteira or Nordestin@s makes her solo debut with “Segmento Cantábrico”, a progressive folk album that mixes music, poetry and spoken word.
The crossroads of ambient sounds of her voice with electronic elements calm the electric guitars down and the rhythmic section becomes more important in creating more intense emotions. It is a caress that embraces the serenity and the rawness in the same space.
Tanxugueiras, the (r)evolution of the Galician tradition. Tanxugueiras are three cantareiras (singers) for a new decade. They are the only ones able to reread the sounds of a millenary tradition, and mix them with urban sounds closer to electronic or trap music. Their energy, their empowerment and their vocal virtuosity are the best examples of their innovative style.