We started the year with a forecast of about 50 concerts in different parts of the world. The pandemic came and practically every events were canceled ... Now, and if the COVID leaves us, we are very excited to be with you again:
Interview published today... It´s a joy that there are programmers who continue betting on music in these uncertain times... This week we are playing in Valencia, happy...
The current situation of music from the perspective of a humble musician...
Yes, we are already working on the recordings of our tenth album. News that comes from Granada, ESKERRIK ASKO!
Last Friday we should have played in Lekeitio, Saturday in Zalla, yesterday Sunday we would have been in Tordera (Catalunya) and today Monday in the Retreta of Gasteiz... Many concerts canceled and we don't know when will we see each other on stage again... From here we transmit all our strength and encouragement to all the musicians, dancers, technicians, managers, record labels and promoters who work with us regularly. Gora trikitixa and aupa Rufino!
Our last work selected as one of the 10 best music records in the world internationally according to the "World Music Charts Europe" list for April, we came in at number 10 among works published in countries on all continents: https://www.wmce.de/
In these bad times, dedicated to all of us who are suffering from confinement and to all our health personnel. We'll get out of this!
I hope you like the video we have prepared. Link: https://youtu.be/IxRYOV-CAV0
"Sardos-K", a song by Korrontzi in which you can listen to Susana Seivane's Galician bagpipe with our trikitixa. Both together, we accompany our friends from BIORACER in a project in which we had the privilege of participating contributing our music... nice people, good atmosphere and fabulous bike rides throughout the Basque geography. Aupa Marino! LINK: https://labur.eus/WgFJW
"Koplariak Koplari". Xabier Amuriza and Agus Barandiaran (Korrontzi) offer a musical talk. The characteristics, complements and pleasures that make up the aesthetics of the "coplas" are made known through a selection of these.
I hope you like it: labur.eus/B3zEN
"Diatonic Bilbon", a song of Korrontzi where you can listen to Michael McGoldrick's bagpipe and flute accompanying the trikitixa, a spectacular sound journey seasoned with images of Gorbeia Natural Park. Thanks to Álvaro Vargas. Enjoy! LINK: https://labur.eus/kxKr3
Good news! Our latest work "Topa-K" is among the semifinalists to the best album in Basque at the "MIN Awards". Eskerrik asko!
An act that makes us very excited. Thank you! You know, at the URBIL shopping center in Usurbil at 12:00 noon. TXOTX!!!
The interview reported about me by Ttap magazine was powerful, in it we review all my career... Thank you Jon Gomez! You can already watch it, listen it, or read it... You can also do Ttap! https://ttap.eus
The cider season is inaugurated. The great Miguel Induráin was in charge of tasting the first cider, and around him, a lot of popular faces were present: Julian Iantzi, Mikel Erentxun, Inaxio Perurena, Irujo... TXOTX !!!
Thanks to Oscar Cubillo for placing our last work "TOPA-K" among the best of this 2019, in the selection published in the newspaper El Correo. Great!
Together we have to help Mikele! Make your contribution ... Last tickets on sale: https://labur.eus/LjYRM
Powerful weekend we just spent and very satisfied with all the public that has approached Thursday's conference in Donostia and Friday and Saturday concerts at the Lugaritz de Donosti Theater and the Igorre Theater, hanging even the poster from "Tickets sold out"... Thank you! Here a small summary in photos...
New album: "With costumes of the 21st century". You will find it at DURANGOKO AZOKA, at the stand of Korrontzi (Goienkale 63).
TOPA-K (DJ Makala & Korrontzi)
*Eguna / Día: azaroak 29, Ostirala / 29 de noviembre, viernes.
*Ordua / Hora: 11:00etan / 11:00h.
*Lekua / Lugar: Elkar Aretoa, Licenciado Poza, 14, (Bilbo-Bilbao).
*Parte hartzaileak / Ponentes:
Agus Barandiaran (Korrontzi).
Mikel Unzurrunzaga (DJ Makala).
Andres Camio (Elkar musika).
Full theater, sold out tickets and spectacular atmosphere. Showing the Basque Culture to the other side of the world ... We will return!
IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE TO TAKE PART IN THIS CAMPAIGN IN FAVOR OF THE BASQUE LANGUAGE, ALSO WITH TWO CRACKS LIKE GAIZKA GARITANO AND REYES PRADO: https://youtu.be/ye8yVVVcwiM
Korrontzi + DJ Makala = TOPA-K!
The pictures show it all ... Thanks to everyone who approached to the theater and also, of course, to everyone who made this concert possible. Aupa Rufino!
You´ll listen to our Trikitixa accompanied by the TUBA band from Azpeitia ... It will be a spectacular concert with a lot of guests at the SOREASU THEATER ... Come! Tickets on sale: https://labur.eus/ClKqJ
And this Saturday we will offer a very special concert inside the caves of Zugarramurdi, a privileged environment in which we will perform with many guests ... It will be a pleasure to play in such a magical place. Tickets on sale: https://labur.eus/2syWD
If you missed any of the first three television shows KORRONTZI DANTZAN, here you can watch all three online!
Here some photos of yesterday of the concert given in the square of Artea, between the group and the audience who approached to the concert we formed a spectacular atmosphere.
It was a pleasure to organize yesterday, together with the City Council, the XXI edition of the Maruri-Jatabe town´s Traditional Dance Contest, CONGRATULATIONS to all couples! After 20 years we have recovered an old tradition crowding the square with numerous audience. THANK YOU!
NO WORDS BERMEO! THANKS EVERYBODY! THE PHOTOS ARE THE BEST SUMMARY.
LONG LIVE TO ALKARTASUNA DANCE GROUP!!!
At 10:00 pm, don't miss "Korrontzi Dantzan"! This week in Sopela ... a new program that we have prepared with all the love and enthusiasm for you ... Aupa Rufino!
PROGRAM´S WEB SITE: https://www.eitb.eus/eu/telebista/programak/korrontzi-dantzan/
We start a new project, starting next week on etb1 channel...
We hope you like it: https://youtu.be/O3drCnye35o
As my friend Jota used to say: "triki not dead!"
SPECTACULAR CONCERTS IN SOPELA, LOON PLAGE AND ZARAUTZ, THANK YOU!
GREAT CONCERT AT THE THEATER IN RODA DE TER! WE WILL BE BACK!
WHAT WE LIVED ON SATURDAY WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN EASILY. GORA SAN PEDRO!
The reception we had in Andoain was very good. THANK YOU to all those who filled the square!
Great concert and basque dance workshop in SCOTLAND. Thanks Knockengorroch Festival!
It was a pleasure to take part yesterday in the show "Bakearen Doinuak" and feel the warmth of the audience of Gernika. Thank you very much! Gernika 82 years... Music against the bombs!
Soon we will publish all the concerts for this 2019, meanwhile here a picture of our performance of Bilbo ...
Photo: Guille Urkijo
Thanks Bilbo, yesterday's concert was AWESOME, we are really excited, Hurray the trikitixa and our culture! Hurray Basque Fest!