Flamenco Fiesta

Alba Flamenca presents Flamenco Fiesta, a fierce dancer and amazing musicians team up to bring Spanish flare to Edinburgh’s Southside.

The full Andalusian experience

The venue is intimate with a dark setting drawing all your attention to the performers on stage. The set-up is simple not too flashy, adding to the experience’s authenticity.

Guitarist Philip Adie starts the fiesta with a very intricate and impressive guitar solo. He actually has his own solo show at the Fringe and I could see why; very talented indeed. Shortly after he is joined by two male singers who bring passion with a little fun. They sing traditional flamenco songs as Adie strums and picks away. It felt like I was getting the full Andalusian experience.

Now to the dancers. Three lovely ladies stomped, flicked and spun a gorgeous dance in all very different styles. The first dancer brought a soft more fluid style, adding lots of spins and with lovely arms and a gorgeous tendu. The second dancer brought the fiery emotional side, her face showed how completely involved she was with the music; bringing the drama with every swish of her dress and the strong facial expressions. I felt her passion all the way from my seat. The third dancer now with all the drama; she spun and stomped and had brilliant extension of the arms and legs, and an intense look on the face. Absolutely mesmerising!

I felt like I was experiencing a genuine flamenco party. The venue is small, but I think that actually works for this show; you’re right up close and personal you can see the expression, the intensity, the sweat.

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The Blurb

Set in the intimate venue of Alba Flamenca, as traditional flamenco is set, the brilliant dancers, musicians and singers are at the top of their game. Genuine, warm, passionate performers skilfully, creatively showcasing an intoxicating cocktail of different flamenco flavours to the Fringe. Alba Flamenca is an intense, mesmeric and breathtaking evening which I highly recommended to all age groups and all tastes. Play, dance and sing like there's no tomorrow, putting in it all the love, passion and devotion you have in you – and a little extra – grab a beer, tapas and enjoy it! Ole!

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