Saturday 1 July
Gonzalo Porta & the Sydney Salsa all Stars
Gonzalo Porta born in Australia moved to his family's homeland of Uruguay at a young age. His remarkable ability established his music career from the age of 13 and lead to massive success in Uruguay and throughout South America in Bolivia, Argentina, Brasil and Chile. He has had number 1 hits with Monterrojo, La 424, Karibitos con K, Zanatta y L’Autentica.
Gonzalo began singing and recording professionally at such a young age, that he was affectionately known as Gonzalito (little Gonzalo) in the Uruguayan music scene, a name that has stuck to this day.
Due to his reputation, Gonzalo was also part of the Film 'Aparte', a remarkable film aiming at the Uruguayan population. Now with ‘eight’ gold records to his name, this acclaimed international singer/songwriter return to Australia in 2006 keen to continue his successful music career.
Sydney Salsa all Stars a 8 piece authentic Salsa band. This band is comparable to the rich and energetic Salsa movement that has been sweeping the Latino dance floors of New York City, Miami Beach, Colombia, Puerto Rico and Europe for years. 'Salsa dura pal bailador, a Gozar!'.