Rodrigo y Gabriela

Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo
8 pm | Fri. 28th October 2016 | Doors 7 pm |
€39.50 Seated(sold out)/€36.50 Standing

Since they left Mexico for Ireland in 1999, Rodrigo y Gabriela have established themselves as one of the most popular acoustic instrumental bands in the world. They have sold more than 1.5 million albums worldwide. In addition, they have sold out venues like the Hollywood Bowl, Radio City New York, Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Le Zenith in Paris on numerous occasions.

Rodrigo y Gabriela Their film work includes the soundtracks to ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ and ‘Puss In Boots’, and they have collaborated onstage and on record with artists as diverse as Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Al Di Meola, Zack De La Rocha (Rage Against The Machine) and Anoushka Shankar. In another  2010 Highlight Rodrigo y Gabriela played at The White House in Washington for President Obama.
From humble buskers on Grafton Street, endless touring and  great word-of-mouth buzz carried the band forward.  International success followed with  their  2006 album, which spawned the hits ‘Tamacun’, ‘Diablo Rojo’ and their  ‘Stairway To Heaven’ cover.

The next album“11:11” followed. The band went to Cuba in 2012 to record with local musicians for “Area 52”. The band’s last studio album  was 2014’s “9 Dead Alive”.

Rodrigo y Gabriela performance at Sligo Live comes at the end of their biggest ever world tour  covering 25 countries.

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