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The sextet Bacchanalia, led by the Uruguyan bass player Miguel Petruccelli, makes concert halls, pubs, venues and stages sweat and explode with their addictive concoction. The enchanting Spanish-African rhythms and the raw explosive sounds of saxophone, guitar and percussion heat up the band sound, as if it is a fiery fire-spitting monster.
After performing in underground spots in Amsterdam like Noorderlicht, de Ceuvel, Ruigoord, De Ruimte and OCCII, Bacchanalia closed the famous jazz & bike festival in Groningen in August 2018 with great success. Journalist Eddy Determeyer defined it as: ‘steaming stoned ska’ and ‘quite bizar’. Also their closing show on the Interplanetary Night in the Bimhuis in March 2019 was a fitting ode to Bacchus, the Roman god of wine, freedom, intoxication and ecstasy.
Bacchanalia fits every stage with their adventurous character and exhilarating music.Contact