Grupo Fantasma Schedule
Celebrated as one of the most significant independent acts to hit the Latin music scene,
Grupo Fantasma has consistently dared expectations to develop one of the most authentic musical voices to launch out of the
U.S. in the last 10 years.
Comprised of musicians hailing from all over Latin America, Grupo Fantasma's explosive live
show has been raved about by NPR, which described them as, "seamless whenever and wherever they're on stage."
past, Grupo Fantasma has played major venues and festivals, including the Kennedy Center, Austin City Limits, Calgary Folk
Music Festival, SXSW, South Padre International Music Festival, Bonnaroo, North Sea Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival,
WOMEX, Tempo Latino (France), as well as two tours that brought them to Iraq and Kuwait to play for U.S. troops.
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Grupo Fantasma Background
The Latin-funk collective,
Grupo Fantasma, was established in 2000, in Austin, Texas. Members of The Blue Noise Band and The Blimp merged together and
played to a sold-out crowd at the former Empanada Parlour in Austin. The band draws their inspiration from formats and genres
like old-school funk, reggae, salsa, cumbia and more.
Their high-spirited live shows have carved out a loyal fan base,
with their reputation built entirely upon word of mouth.
The band has played the Austin City Limits Music Festival twice
and was included on the Austin City Limits PBS TV show. They have taken the stage of festivals like the Calgary Folk Music
Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival and have headlined countless SXSW shows throughout their tenure. In 2007, they performed
at the first South Padre International Music Festival.
Grupo Fantasma's horn section has been additionally included
on global releases and has recently played with Spoon.
Their album, Sonidos Gold, garnered a Grammy nod for Best Latin
Rock or Alternative Album at the 51st Grammy Awards. And Grupo Fantasma claimed a Grammy for Best Latin Rock or Alternative
Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards.
Grupo Fantasma Hit Albums
Grupo Fantasma has sold over 20,000 albums.
Their albums include: Grupo Fantasma (2002); Movimiento Popular (2004); Comes Alive (2006); Sonidos Gold (2008); and El Existential
(2010). The band has also been featured on numerous albums like Mascaras by Sergent Garcia (2004); Uno, Dos, Banderas by Control
Machete (2004 Universal); Eklektikos Live (2005); El Nino y El Sol by Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada (2005, ESL Music);
Homenaje by Brownout (2007); and Aguilas and Cobras by Brownout (2009).
Some of the band's tunes include: Barretta,
Chocolate and Perso Fra/Mesquites, which was featured on an episode of the popular Showtime series, Weeds.
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Grupo Fantasma Trivia
music has been included on a number of film and TV soundtracks, including Ugly Betty, Breaking Bad, Law & Order and many
They have additionally supported legends as the back-up band for Sheila-E, Spoon, Fania All-Stars pianist Larry
Harlow and GZA of Wu-Tang Clan. The band has even backed legend, Prince, for countless events, including for the ALMA Awards
in 2007. Grupo Fantasma has also collaborated with Maceo Parker, Curt Kirkwood of the Meat Puppets, Ruben Ramos, cult-idol
Daniel Johnston and many others!
Grupo Fantasma Concert Experience
Grupo Fantasma is noted for touring
tirelessly, consistently playing more than 150 shows annually, as well as their high-octane live performances and original,
There is no better time to catch this fantastic group in concert - as they are one of the most dynamic
bands ever assembled! Why sit at home watching a concert or listening to music, when you can be in the crowd, moving and grooving,
experiencing the vibe firsthand?
Treat yourself to a show, and you'll understand why Prince said, "Real musicians playing
real music." And why the Huffington Post billed their sound as, "A sound done so right that you have to hand the crown to
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