ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Monsieur Periné

MONSIEUR PERINÉ GETS READY FOR LAUNCH THE VIDEO OF “TU M’AS PROMIS” AND WILL START THEIR FESTIVAL TOUR IN 7 CITIES OF COLOMBIA

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Monsieur Periné is a musical band that stands between genres such as jazz, pop, swing and world music, among others. Originated from Colombia in 2008 by member Catalina García (voice), Santiago Prieto Sarabia (violin and guitar) and Nicolás Junca (guitar) as principal musicians. Currently, other musician are joining them too: Adinda Meertins (bass), Miguel Guerra (percussion), Abstin Caviedes (trombone), Jairo Alfonso (saxophone and clarinet) and Darwin Paéz (drums).

Hecho A Mano, their debut album from 2012, went gold in Colombia a few weeks after its released, thanks to hits like “La Muerte”, “Suín romanticón”, “La Playa” or “Cou-Cou.”

In mid of 2015, they released their second album Caja De Música produced by Eduardo Cabra (Calle 13), under the Label Sony Music. The album was nominated in two categories at The Latin Grammys and was the winner in the category “Best Artist.”

In early 2016, Caja De Música was nominated for “Best Latin Album Rock, Urban or Alternative” at the prestigious Grammy Awards.

In mid of 2016, Monsieur Periné embarked on two extensive tours of Europe and USA, which highlighted in important festivals such as the Fusion Festival in Germany, the Pohoda Festiva in Slovakia, the Central Park Summerstage in New York and a show with Natalia Lafourcade at the legendary Santa Mónica Pier in California.

With their “Caja De Música USA Tour 2016” Monsieur Periné offered 15 concerts. The band continued with their tour at Philadelphia and Boston, then moved to the West Coast where they appeared in various stages in California as Oakland, Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, San Diego and Santa Mónica Pier, where more than 3,000 fans attended to the beach to enjoy the show with Natalia Lafourcade. They also visited cities like Phoenix, Miami, Bethlehem, Minneapolis and Madison, concluding their tour in Chicago past August 19th.

After a successful promotional tour in the USA, Monsieur Periné gets ready to release “Tu m´as promis” video, the second single from their latest Album Caja de Música. In the single, the group mixes French and Spanish as they did on their debut album Hecho A Mano. The official video will premiere on October 7th and will permit us to travel with “La Soledad Band” to a traditional neighborhood of Bogotá.

You can follow Monsieur Periné on Twitter at @monsieurperine

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