CANDELA (Kun-del-la) adj. Fire, hot, burning, spicy.
Looking for a ‘band with a difference’ for your next event, festival or party? We have the answer!
Candela is a 10 piece salsa band that plays a fresh and sizzling selection of salsa tunes from Cuba, Puerto Rico and New York City.
A visual and musical spectacle, Candela features a five piece rhythm section, three horns and two singers. The band blends the experience and talents of musicians from Latin America, Europe and New Zealand.
Salsa music and dance is taking the world by storm with its infectious rhythms. Here in New Zealand, Candela fills a significant gap in the kiwi live music market by creating the only salsa big band in the country.
Candela promises to deliver a high energy performance that will have you and your friends dancing in no time. Blaring horn lines in crescendo, fiery percussion solos and beautiful exotic Spanish lyrics.
Feel the heat as Candela turns it up.
Photographs by Justine Hall @ WCC