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QUIQUE NEIRA /Chile Biography

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


Released   November 2019 


with invited Artists like :Green Valley, Sie7e, Camaleón Landáez, Mista Dijah, Talulah Neira 
 listen @ https://open.spotify.com/album/3SJYDcY21FIkFFieIy8Qsd?si=ddsHf-TKTCmzcU2fr-QnEQ



Quique Neiera review recent shows 2017

Quique Neiera review recent shows 2017

NEW Video Clip !!! “Chileno del Roots” / Quique Neira / “Un Amor” (2014)

 “Chileno del Roots” / Quique Neira / album “Un Amor” (2014) /  official Video Clip

Music/ Lyrics Quique Neira
Directed by Atilio Zenteno and Ignacio Rojas / Chile

Single:  Chileno del Roots

QN_ portada Chileno del Roots

Quique Neira has over twenty years of a career linked to reggae and this is precisely the inspiration behind this new single ‘Chileno del Roots’, the second single from his album “Un Amor” (October 2014). The clip of ‘Chilean Roots’ was directed by Atilio Zenteno and Ignacio Rojas, using newest art technology, including a HD drone.
The Video was filmed in various locations in Chile: the beach of Cartagena, the Municipal Theater of San Fernando and in the streets of San Ramon, where Quique spent his childhood. As well completed with recordings of presentations in cities across the country, including some parts of the show at Siempre Vivo Reggae / Chile 2015 .-
The video clip also has the special participation of the artist’s nephew, Jonas.
Quique Neira described the composition as “my history became a song.” He adds that “at the same time, it is the story of many people-  who like me –  had to overcome many difficulties and challenges to realize their goals.”

QN_Single Chileno del Roots 2015

Quique Neira lleva más de veinte años de una carrera ligada al reggae y esa es precisamente la inspiración tras este nuevo single ‘Chileno del Roots’. El tema es el segundo sencillo de su obra “Un Amor” de 2014 y viene a suceder ‘Agua de la Fuente’.
El clip de ‘Chileno del Roots’ fue dirigido por Atilio Zenteno e Ignacio Rojas. Se utilizó tecnología de última generación, incluyendo un dron HD, y se filmó en distintos lugares de Chile: la playa de Cartagena, el Teatro Municipal de San Fernando y las calles de San Ramón, donde Quique pasó su infancia. Esto se completa con grabaciones en presentaciones hechas en distintas ciudades del país, incluido su paso por la version 2015 del festival Siempre Vivo Reggae.
El Video Clip cuenta ademas con la participación especial del sobrino del artista, Jonás.
Quique Neira describe la composición como “mi historia hecha canción”. Y agrega que “al mismo tiempo, es la historia de muchas personas que al igual que yo debieron sortear muchas dificultades y desafíos para poder materializar sus metas”.



“Patient Love” #13 Album UN AMOR by Quique Neira — Lyrics Video

Quique Neira Released SINGLE ” Agua de la Fuente ” from the NEW upcoming Album ” UN AMOR” release September 2014

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Quique Neira _ Agua de la Fuente _ Single 2014

The new album “Un Amor” by Quique Neira produced by the Jamaican multi Grammy nominated Jason J Vibe Farmer, in Spanish in English and Portuguese language, counts with such prominent featured guest artist as KyMani Marley and Dread Mar I. Release September 2014

Quique Neira _ Ky Mani Marley_ 2014

 ” Un Amor” is a timeless album for all to love. A true classic. Living proof that great music still exists! citation Jason J VIBE Farmer musical producer .-


QN _Un AMOR _ La Tercer _ 230714

QUIQUE NEIRA -European Tour “ALMA” July 2012

European Tour  ” ALMA” July 2012

backed by  NAJAVIBES ( CH )

07 July   Lakesplash Reggae Open Air / Twan Swiss http://www.lakesplash.ch/

 12 July   Club Rumba y Mambo / Vienna / Austria  https://www.facebook.com/rumbay.mambo

 14. July  Colours of Ostavrava Festival / Ostrava Czech Republic http://www.colours.cz/ucinkujici/kapely/473-quique-neira

 21. July  Reggaeweide / Zwarte Cross Festival / Netherlands  http://www.zwartecross.nl/artiest/nl/102/128/quique-neira.html

 22.July   Pole Pole  Festival / Gent / Belgium http://www.polepole.be/festivals/pole-pole-gent-2012/program/767/quique-neira


NEW !!!

Europe TOUR – “ALMA” 

28 June – 24 July 2012

kick off @Lakesplash Reggae Open Air / Swiss/ backed by  Najavibes

Saturday 07 July 2012

more NEWS soon