The recent travel of the PFC Band and crew to Argentina has been one of the most amazing highlights of this year for us and sets the start of a lot more to come.
During a week we had the chance to play a show in Buenos Aires with over 6000 people, record musicians on new Songs Around the World, travel to Patagonia to start working on a new educational project as well as grow and strengthen the PFC global family.
Everything that happened during this quite short amount of time is obviously the result of the hard work of the PFC Argentina team over the last months. We thank you SO MUCH and look forward to come back soon.
GRACIAS A TODOS
Here is a photo report from this trip.
The PFC Band after a concert at the diary La Nación‘s headquarters
At Radio Metro after a live session in Buenos Aires
Rehearsals at the Direct TV Arena: GrandPa’ is on Fire !
This venue is a brand new stadium out of buenos Aires which : the construction just finished a few weeks before the show, and the very first concert welcomed Sting: a week after the PFC Band is in the place.
Mike Shaeffer, our sound engineer and tour manager, during the soundcheck
Mermans, giving it all, as always, at soundchecks, as if they were shows
GrandPa Elliott, Backstage, takes some rest before the show.
The Argentinian actor Boy Olmi introduces the project to the crowd
Opening act with Tonolec
Mark introducing the Band
The blues harmonica meets the bandoneon
Maestro Louis Mhlanga on the flying guitar
Chinese vocalist Jin Wu joined the band on Stage
From Argentina, on percussions, our friend Don Camel
Looks like the Venezuelan baseball team just scored!
The PFC band by Manu. The guy floating in the air is our beloved Clarence Bekker, himself.
On our way to Patagonia to play a second concert and discover the location of the first PFCF music program in Argentina
Jorge Amaolo is the founder of the Movimiento Nueva Escolaridad, an educational project that has developed a network of alternative schools in Argentina. We are currently working on a partnership with his organisation to provide music education across these schools and connect them with the PFCF music programs around the globe.
This photo was taken during the presentation of the school that will host our first music program in Argentina.
Interview with a local TV in Rio Negro.
Recording our very first Song Around The World in 360°
Recording Roberto and his Argentinian soul brother, Nico Bereciartúa
Last show in General Roca, Patagonia
The venue was so packed that some had to stay outside…
Photos by François Viguié, Sandra Selva and Patrick Liotta.
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