The Rumba Kings sponsored by KNKX | KNKX
  • December 8
  • Kirkland Performance Center, Kirkland
  • December 8, 2019
  • Category: Live Music: Jazz

Event Details

  • December 8, 2019
  • 7:30 pm
  • $44.50
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  • Kirkland Performance Center
  • 350 Kirkland Ave
  • Kirkland, WA 98033
  • 4258939900

Event Description

The show features mostly instrumental nylon-guitar driven music, influenced by such artists as Yanni and The Gipsy Kings. For the first time in any of the band’s shows, The Rumba Kings will be accompanied by a string quartet on several songs, elevating this concert to a level never experienced before at any of the band’s performances. Whether you’ve seen the band several times, or never before, THIS is the show you must see! The band is thrilled to have one of the most respected string quartets, Arcobaleno Strings, accompanying them on 6-7 songs. Also one of the Northwests top Saxophonist, Peter Daniels, will be joining the band on a couple of songs as well. Vocalist, Elizabeta, will also be making a special guest appearance.

“If it isn’t beautiful, it doesn’t make the cut,” says lead guitarists and co-founder, George Stevens. “We want to put on a show that really moves people, that gives them a feeling they can’t get anywhere else,” Stevens says. Co-founder and bassist Johnny Bacolas continues, “we wanted to create a show that we would love to sit through every song, and get chills watching and listening to. That hasn’t happened to me in a long time. I feel we accomplished that with this show.” “Two words to describe our show and music would be ‘Passionate and Beautiful’,” says Bacolas.