2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA, 94704
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Carlos Núñez comes from Galicia, the Celtic region in the North West of Spain. He is
considered one of the biggest artists in the international World / Celtic Music scene, having the quality of a classical music virtuoso and the charisma of a rock star. Carlos has expanded the borders of Celtic music to Flamenco, Fado, Cuban, Mexican, Brazilian or Classical music, Movie Soundtracks, Contemporary Dance... As he describes it, he plays Celtic music with Latin passion.
SONY MUSIC (formerly BMG) have released his 10 albums to date, that have sold 1 million copies since his debut in 1996, accumulating several Platinum and Gold CDs and DVDs, as well as 2 Latin Grammy nominations. The album "Santiago", for which he became honorary member of The Chieftains, got a Grammy in 1997.
In October 2012 he will tour the US and Canada with his own band and will release a "greatest hits" CD including some of his collaborations with artists like The Chieftains, Jackson Browne, Ry Cooder, etc.