Monday, February 12, 2018

Gipsy Kings are Returning to San Antonio

Posted By on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 3:58 PM

click to enlarge GIPSY KINGS, MARIE CLAIRE MARGOSSIAN FOTOR
  • Gipsy Kings, Marie Claire Margossian Fotor

Honestly, we don’t know a lot folks who don’t get down with The Gipsy Kings. If you’re one of the few people who somehow aren’t a fan of their electric combination of world music sounds, then just skip onto the next story on our website, ‘cause this ain’t for you.

If you are a fan, keep reading ‘cause the group is returning to San Antonio and we’re pretty stoked about it.

Performing at the Majestic Theatre on Wednesday, May 16, The Gipsy Kings possess an authentic mystique that predates the 1987 release of their global hit “Bamboleo.” An outgrowth of the late flamenco legend José Reyes’ France-based family band Los Reyes, Gipsy Kings – brothers Nicolas, André, Paul, Canut and Patchai Reyes plus cousins Tonino, Jacques “Paco” and Maurice “Diego” Baliardo (sons of Manitas de Plata, “The Picasso of the Flamenco Guitar”) – put an easy-drinking spin on modern “rumba catelana.”

With a gravelly voice the Los Angeles Times once described as “breathtakingly emotive,” Nicolas leads the band’s unmistakable originals and brave reinventions of untouchable classics like “Volare,” “Hotel California” and “My Way.”



Tickets ($52.00 - $92.00) go on sale Friday, February 16 at noon and will be available at the Majestic Theatre Box Office, online at ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at (800) 745-3000.

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