Roving/ Strolling/ Walk Act: “BandOnWheels”


Roving / strolling / walk act: "Band On Wheels"

Latin Calypso / Roving / Strolling / Walk Act / Street Music / Busker / Specialty / Entertainers / Performers / Asia / International / Brisbane Qld Australia

Since 1986 Fiesta Tropicale, three to six piece Brisbane based Salsa Latin / Calypso roving band specialized in strolling music for all out door venues. They specialize in bright n happy music styles: Calypso, Salsa, Merengue, Cha cha, Cumbia, Ska, Soca, Bomba, Mexican, & some belly dance and Bollywood pieces.. They are a humorous, colorful, friendly, interactive, and musically excellent group of international quality with twenty three residency tours in Asia and the Pacific (Japan, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, & Pacific Islands). Fiesta Tropicale is without a doubt one of Australia’s best & novel roving bands, and successful Salsa Latin /Calypso music performers.

Instruments

Trumpet, Trombone, Keyboard, steel timbale drums + woman dancers

“La Carreta”

It’s an original innovation which has popularized the band. Take an organ grinders cart (mixer/amp & speaker box), install a battery sound system, harness & shade the keyboardist with a beach umbrella, then you have a full live band wherever you want it, leaving two dancers, a drummer and trumpet player free to dance and interact with audience as they stroll performing to all corners of the festival.

Engineering Specs:

  • Sealed battery powered PA speaker box on Tri-bicycle wheels (240V AC & 12 V DC)
  • Quickly assembled from four aviation approved road cases.
  • Snap & bolt-on attachments: Latin percussion rig, & accessory props eg. Pirate ship.
  • Microphones, instruments stands, & towing/pushing harness (for music on the move)
  • Stage Band: instantly connects to any in house PA via a single microphone lead avoiding the timely fuss of large set ups, so makes an instant colorful stage back drop.
  • Fits through standard door way
  • On board MP3 player

THEMES & VENUES

This novel concept lends itself to many indoor/outdoor themes & venue possibilities:

  • Poolside party : Calypso Caribbean Band & Caribbean Pirates Band & Salsa Latino Band
  • Mexican Taco stand : Mexican Mariachi Band & Mexican Bandido band
  • Fun park walkways & Festival Street Parade
  • Five star hotel foyer (Ballroom lobby to lead in guests)
  • Shopping malls / Markets / Circus / County show / Horse Turf meets / Motor events
  • Other Themes: Cuba Brazil Carnaval, School workshops, Indian Bharat Band, Circus Band

VIDEOS

(1) Roving Calypso “Band on Wheels” (Australia/ China / Japan) : www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzfZrK5guts

(2) Roving Pirates (Taiwan 07) : www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzmwTiJkXHY

(3) Stage Latin Cabaret/dance Band China & Japan & OZ : www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ADYmgQNv-Y


Mexican Mariachi Fiesta Band On Wheels
Mexican Mariachi Fiesta Band On Wheels


EKKA August 2010
EKKA August 2010


EKKA August 10 Brisbane Agricultural Show
EKKA August 10 Brisbane Agricultural Show


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