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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."

Upcoming shows

Friday March 4th - Magic Garden

231 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 4LG

Saturday March 5th - Fox & Firkin

316 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6JZ

Saturday March 12th - The Lighthouse

50 The Strand, Walmer, Deal Kent CT147DX

Big shout to Batov records for the "Don't Wake the Dead" album launch.


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."

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.

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