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Got Compas?

Got Compas?

It’s all about the compás, folks. Whether you are an aspiring dancer, flamenco guitarist, singer or just plain aficionado, you gotta have compás. When Farruquito dances, his breath slips into the compás the musicians are creating – or maybe they’re following him. Who’s to say? In any event – our payo ears were not conditioned to hear the intricacies of the compás from our childhoods, so we have to make up for...

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Penas Flamencas

Penas Flamencas

Contributed by Alfonso Cid   After eleven years living away from Spain I can’t help thinking about Peñas flamencas with nostalgia. When I first started going to a peña flamenca, I was twenty years younger than I am now and falling in love with that pristine and innocent love that is the first one.  If you add to this picture the dazzling streets and parks of Sevilla where my friends and I used to hang out, then you have right there...

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Welcome to Philly Flamenco!

Welcome to Philly Flamenco!

The Philly Flamenco Web site has been redesigned and we pledge to keep it up. Philly Flamenco is looking for Flamenco enthusiasts who like writing about our Art, or who can contribute with pictures to enrich this site. We need all the pictures, stories, links, comments, events, etc. that really are part of our unique and beloved Flamenco world. If you would like to submit your content, you can get in touch with us via our Contact Us page,...

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