QUIQUE NEIRA / CHILE : singer, composer and producer.
Genre: Latin/ World Music/ Latin Reggae
Quique Neira has a unique voice and is a great live musician, composer and producer, with a legendary status in Latin America since the 1990’s. He had been al leading voice and composer of the bands Bambú and Gondwana and launched his solo career in 2003. He is the author of the hits “Verde, Amarillo y Rojo”, “Felicidad”,”Sentimiento Original”, “Guerra”, ” among many other.
Neira is considered to be one of Latin America’s most famous and talented musicians.
30 Years of musical career in 2020
Multiple awarded – in Chile with the National Arts Award Altazor for his album Cosas Buenas (2005) and Alma (2011)
9 CD as soloist – Eleven (2003 EMI ), Cosas Buenas (2005 EMI) , Jah Rock (2008 OVEJA NEGRA ), Jah Rock edición Europa (2010 GLM/Impulso) , Jah Rock Dub (2009 ) , Alma ( 2011 OVEJA NEGRA ) , Un Amor (2014 Cosas Buenas Prod), “La vida es una canción” Vol.1 (2017 Cosas Buenas Prod), Cover Me (2018 Cosas Buenas Prod )
6 CD / LP as singer and / or composer with other bands
Radio hits like Cosas Buenas, Alma, Un Poquito de Ti , Tus Huellas, Sentimiento Original and many others –transmisión in Chile, Latin América, Europe and Australia –.
TOURING and concerts in CHILE
Neira is continuously present In Chile – by annual tours in the country during the summer season , as well at numerous concerts and presentations at prominent festivals such as Festival de Viña del Mar in 2000, 2001, 2003; Cumbre del Rock Chileno 2007 y 2009, One Spring Festival 2009, 2011, Lollapalooza (2011, 2014, 2015 y 2018); ONE Music Festival Tour together with Ky Mani Marley (2014), Siempre Vivo Reggae ( 2010, 2015 ) Festival Carnaza (2016), Surf Beats ( 2014 , 2015, 2016, 2017) Summer Tour Chile 2018, VIVELA Festival de Musica series (2018), Summer Tour Chile 2019 – just to mention some of the yearly numerous shows ..
In 2009, Neira visited Rapa Nui / Easter Islands as part of the recording for his DVD “Rapa Nui Reggae”. In 2018 he returned to Rapa Nui to present his new productions – album “La Vida Es Una Canción Vol.1” and the EP “COVER ME”
2003 –SOUTH AMERICA until present he is touring in countries like México: Festival Vibraciones de América (2004, 2008, 2010, 2013) special guest of the Wailers ( 2018) , Venezuela: Caracas Big Reggae Festival 2006, Puerto Rico: Festival de Reggae Latino (2008, 2009) , Ecuador (2012,2013, 2016), Argentina ( 2010, 2011, 2015) Colombia ( 2015, 2019) y Perú (2010,2013,2016, 2017 ) among others.
2008 EUROPE Festival de Jazz de Montreux Switzerland / Europe. Neira is the first Chilean invited to perform at this mythical festival.
2010, 2011, 2012 EUROPE : e.g. Festival Mundial / Zomerterras Festival, Netherlands; Afro Latino Festival / Afro Caribbean Festival / Pole Pole Festival, Belgium; World Village Festival, Finland ; Global Village Festival, Tallinn /Maritime Festival Kuressaare, Estonia; Uppsala Reggae Festival, Sweden, Colours of Ostrava, Czech Republic among others. Production in cooperation with CCA ARTMUSIC / Europe
2013 AUSTRALIA : Mahabili Festival Jabiru, Brisbane Festival, Wallaby Creek, Festival, Boomerang Festival – Byron Bay , Caloundra Festival, Perth Festival, Sydney Darling Harbour Fiesta , Melbourne Festival, among others. Production in cooperation with CCA ARTMUSIC / Europe
NEW : Album ” LA VIDA ES UNA CANCION” Vol.2
Released November 2019
with invited Artists like :Green Valley, Sie7e, Camaleón Landáez, Mista Dijah, Talulah Neira