Marching to their own beat
AN instrumental trio is riding a river of sound to bring their special blend of flamenco, mariachi music and rock to Billabong Beats tomorrow.
Performing in distinct Day of the Dead face paint, Kallidad will have the crowd rocking and pumping to their unmistakeable sound.
Performer Jason Contos said the band loved performing in Far North Queensland and looked forward to playing in Kuranda for the first time.
“We love Far North Queensland,” he said.
“We fell in love with it when we were there and we always talk about moving there.”
Kallidad combines flamenco instruments with a hard rock foundation to bring a fast and energetic flavour to their Latin-inspired beats.
The band released their secalbum. ond full-length album, The Awakening, this year and have been busy touring Australia, Asia and Europe on the promotion trail.
“We’ve started talking about the next one,” Mr Contos said.
“It would be really nice to go somewhere new with the This is the first time in our career where we are thinking if we are going to give people what they expect from us or do what we want.
“We will do what we want. It’s like a river branching off in different directions.
“We have always had major twists in our music and that is because we all have such a massive love of so many different kinds of music.
“There is heaps more to come from us.”
Entry to Billabong Beats is $25 and includes camping. Tickets are available on the day. Food and drinks are available for purchase, no BYO.
Other acts include Savidas, Rob Ratten and Dubcide.
We have always had major twists in our music and that is because we all have such a massive love of so many different kinds of music. Jason Contos from Kallidad
Kallidad will bring their unique mix of flamenco, mariachi and rock to Billabong Beats when they take to the stage tomorrow in Kuranda.