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"With touches of revenge film, 70’s funk, dancehall and British eccentricity. Yet it’s evident their influences still hark to the shifting sands of the East."


13th April - Hootananny, Brixton

2nd May - The Bell Inn, Bath

103 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW

3rd May - The Prince Albert, Stroud

Rodborough Hill, Stroud GL5 3SS

4th May - THE ISIS FARMHOUSE, Oxford

Haystacks Corner, The Towing Path, Iffley Lock, Oxford OX4 4EL

About the band

A percussion heavy, mandolin infused, vintage keys indie band with seductive female bv’s, pounding bass lines, 4-floor dance rhythms and harmonic discord.

Chavo photo by Kia Coates


"Playing their very own brand of Gypsy, Balkan Funk, Chavo, are back with a bang and a brand new record. Don’t Wake The Dead is out now on Batov Records and we caught up with the band at their recent album launch at Passing Clouds to talk about where they’ve come from, their style and their influences and what the future holds."

EP out now featuring remixes by Gypsy Hill, Dr Fre & Balkan Hotsteppers, Dj Click and RUMPSTEPPERS