Zino & Caroline Album Launch+Candice Monique and the Opt
ZINO & CAROLINE
The Zino and Caroline Duo is a band based in Australia, working between Melbourne, Lismore and Byron Bay, formed as a duo early March 2008 and signed with Universal PR management. Acoustic guitarist and composer- Zino K together with singer and songwriter- Caroline Agostini, capture the true essence of their musical talent with industry and fans vouching for their destined success. They’re past solo careers influenced today’s sound for Eclectic jazz-fusion including pop reggae, Latin vibes and Sunday Chilled beats... The Duo’s first (E.P) In This Life, unveiled a large following with heads bumping to track – We are one that embodies a strong reggae influence and a sassy vibe, also featured on Zino and Caroline’s Debut Album for 2009. They're excited to simply get out there and perform, delivering their music to the world.
The Perfect Time tour will be an abundance of electro funk, reggae influence and eclectic jazz-fusions. This tour will underline with a feel good vibe, prominent live acoustic guitar by Zino Komm and lead singer Caroline Agostini. Complementing the line up Australia’s infamous drummer Matt Bray from K-Oscillate and 28 days, proudly known for his electronic kick. Their sound and style, has often been compared to Massive Attack, Porters head and Estherno, don’t miss these guys on tour.
Having graced the music circuit for over 10 years at some of the most reputable music festivals including: Glastonbury Festival, International Acoustic Awards Spain and recently the Acoustic Awards 2010 NSW, hitting Melbourne’s elite venues not to mention rocking the Drum & Bass Fest (DNBBQ) held in Melbourne. Checkout Zino and Caroline on tour and don’t miss the anticipated release of ‘Perfect Time’ live.
CANDICE MONIQUE AND THE OPTICS
Candice Monique is a talented & unique vocalist/songwriter/poet whose individual vocal and lyrical style fuses Soul, Neo-Soul, Jazz, RnB, Funk, Blues, Folk & Spoken Word. After recording her first demo in Atlanta with producer Professor Griff (Public Enemy) in 2003 and later in Harlem, NYC in 2005 with Neo-Soul Producer, Rich Medina (Jill Scott, Vassy) - Candice Monique returned to her new home in Melbourne and has completed her debut album, "In My Soul" with her stunning five piece band, THE OPTICS
Produced by their multi-talented drummer, Choi, the band''s debut album, In My Soul, is already receiving rave reviews around Europe and the US and is soon to be released worldwide by UK label Freestyle Records.
Notes: Show times are approximate. Most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to upgrade your tickets to a table or booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689