Electric Piquete to Play the Gay 8 Festival in Little Havana January 15
Miami, FL – January 5, 2017 – The award-winning Electric Piquete deftly fuse rock, jazz, funk, Afro-Caribbean, progressive and R&B influences with incendiary results. They have asked to join a line up of the top live entertainment acts in Miami for the 2nd annual Gay 8 Festival in Little Havana Sunday, January 15, 2017, between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m.
The two-time Miami New Times “Best Latin Band” are slated to play the main stage to be located on Calle Ocho and S.W. 17th Avenue at 3 p.m. that day. Also performing: Lucy Grau, Son Lokos, Locos Por Juana and the Spam Allstars. The event is free and open to the public, welcoming all, and will also feature free LGBT film screenings at the Tower Theater, as well as walking tours throughout the day. Many local restaurants will be selling food from booths at the festival.
In 2016, Electric Piquete issued their Singles Collection digitally and on CD, and released a video for a new single “Cut Me Loose”. In addition, they played the main stage at the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance in North Carolina and made their debut on the West Coast of Florida at the Dunedin Brewery.
Electric Piquete features co-founder Ed Rosado on drums / vocals, co-founder Michael Mut on bass / vocals, Chris Correoso (guitar), Raymond Ayala on congas / cajon / vocals, Charles “Chip” Gardner on keyboards and Robert Smiley (tenor sax). For more information, please visit www.ElectricPiquete.com.