Jose Nieto's farewell concert before heading off on his 2017 South American tour, which will take him to Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.The night will also see the launch of his new studio album Pequeñas Canciones para Grandes Almas 2, a follow-up to his sublime 2016 release. With the special participation of the A Voz Limpia poetry collective reading of original material in Spanish (mostly).
Jose Nieto is a singer–songwriter–guitarist born in Cali, Colombia’s musical epicenter. With an innate ear training ability and a deep-rooted troubadour influence, his compositions are based on the daily life of his country and of South America in general, using themes that range from love to lovelessness and from the urban environment to the landscapes of his beloved South America. Often described as “Latin America’s best musical ambassador in Australia ”, his trajectory as a solo musician has granted him wide national recognition with numerous residencies in some of Melbourne’s most important music venues and invitations to participate in festivals and events across the country. Career highlight's include: A private recital for Diego El Cigala (2013), support of international star Manu Chao (2013), Australian tour with Leon Gieco (2014) including a live performance of @Solo le pido a dios" with Aboriginal Australian legend Archie Roach and Leon Gieco. Australian tour with Folklore legend Jaime Torres (2015).