"Sol Connection brings kinetic energy, immense talent, and one of the most danceable live shows around."

- Greer Pair, Entertainment Director, Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

Videos


Sol Connection and Baracutanga playing cumbia together at Taos Mesa Brewing, January 2018.

"Sol Connection took the crowd by storm."

-Jerry Schwartz, co-founder of Roots + Wires Presents after the band opened for Nigerian Afropop icons Seun Kuti & Egypt 80. Read the Taos News article about the show.

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"Sol Connection’s original songs are captivating and catchy."

-Ariana Kramer, The Taos News. Read the full article here.

La banda

The band's upbeat, original sound varies from cumbia to driving ska to funky bossa nova sung in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. They play mostly originals plus some choice covers that have been cooked to perfection in the band's secret sauce.

For more detailed bio, check out their press kit. Click on the pictures to learn more!


Brooke Zanetell


Brooke

Lead Vocals, Accordion and Melodica

All those hours spent dancing in Venezuelan bodegas while doing biology fieldwork, all those grad school disco parties--at last they're paying off.

Philip Handmaker


Philip

Vocals, Guitar

"Sir Longshanks" throws Latin rhythms in the blender, adds a little New Mexico spice, and busts out the rhymes.

Ricky Carlini


Ricky

Drums

A transplant from Argentina, Ricky channels his soul through his sticks, melding deep rhythmic knowledge with punk attitude.

Miles Lage


Miles

Bass

Miles Mayhem is the unfrozen caveman bass player, a Peñasco native who was part of Surfing Matilda back in the day. He recently crawled out from under a rock.

Gigs

Join us in the rhythm playground!   ¡A bailar!

Savoy Bar & Grill

Savoy Bar & Grill

Albuquerque

Sat. 29 Sep. 2018

6:00-9:00pm

Marble Brewery

Downtown Marble Brewery

Albuquerque

Sun. 30 Sep. 2018

3:00-6:00pm

Taos Inn

The Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

Thu. 22 November 2018

6:30-9:30pm

Taos Inn

The Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

Thu. 27 December 2018

6:30-9:30pm

Taos Inn

The Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

Sat. 12 January 2019

6:30-9:30pm

Saint Bernard

Rathskeller Bar at the Hotel St. Bernard

Taos Ski Valley

Sat. 28 Jan. 2019

8-11pm

Taos Inn

The Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

Fri. 22 February 2019

6:30-9:30pm

Click for a selection of past gigs

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