'Hackney’s answer to the Gypsy Kings' - Come Dine With Me
I sing beautiful, passionate and dramatic Spanish songs - flamenco-style coplas aka Canción Española, central American boleros and Mexican songs.
The drama, pathos and great melodies of a neglected genre.
Previous gigs have included Come Dine With Me – Enfield as the entertainment, Biddle Bros, The Others, Sovereign, T.Chances, Evidently Chickentown, Hays Galleria, Poetry Cafe, Properganda, the Palatine, Tribal Voices festival, Diceman George’s, The Klinker, Bunjies Survivors, the Black Dog Club, Klub Katz n Dogs, the Mindsweeper, Friern Barnet Community Library, Southwark Arts Festival, Regent Studios, float23's Meltdown, the Torriano, Caledonian Road Festival, Bonnington Sundays, Billy Blake’s Birthday Bash, Paranoid Olympics, Klub Katz N Dogs, Chromarama, Folk and Fiddle, White Lion Streatham, Green Goddess, Bohemia Cafe, Mascara Bar, Big Mouth, Small World festival, Shelter from the Storm Benefit, Lost Horizons, Secret Garden Party, Acoustic Enlightenment, Zenith Bar, Big Mouth, Mad About TC, Love & Life Celebration for Dàvide Lufrano Chaves, Upstairs at the Mitre, Walthamstow Town Hall Social Club, Queen’s Head Brixton, Fiesta Republicana, Mascara Bar, Bladdered Balladeer Cabaret, Mucky Pup.
Amor Bendito is actor and translator Robert Allwood. He was born in London, and has lived in Brighton, Berlin and Barcelona. He loves flamenco music and fino (dry sherry – Tio Pepe will be fine, thanks!). His most recent TV appearance was in Come Dine With Me – Enfield as the entertainment, singing a Mexican ranchera. As an actor he has appeared in Very Important People, Seconds From Disaster: King's Cross Fire on National Geographic, and in the 118 118 Rocky ad. He translated the original catalogue for the museum treasures rescued from Afghanistan.
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