Tony & the Kings Miami Latin Soul Release New 7” Record and Announce Release Party
- Tony & the Kings - “Piropo / Son Del Barrio” will be available on 7” record Friday June 16th 2023 at TikiTumbao.com and Tiki Tumbao’s bandcamp page.
- Tony & the Kings - “Piropo / Son Del Barrio” music video will be available Friday June 16th 2023 on Tiki Tumbao’s YouTube page.
- Tony & the Kings and Tiki Tumbao Records presents the “Piropo / Son Del Barrio '' release party Saturday June 17th at Shirley’s at Gramps in Wynwood, Miami, FL at 9PM. $10 advanced tickets available at TikiTumbao.com through Eventbrite.
Tony & the Kings bring new Miami Latin styles that reflect the culture’s Puerto Rican, Cuban and African roots while remaining grounded in the group’s funk and soul foundations. Boogaloo, Latin Soul, Son, Afro-Funk… These are just some of the styles you will hear on their records and at their live shows.
Tony & the Kings have new music coming out June 16th 2023. The release of “Piropo / Son Del Barrio” will mark the band’s debut single on Tiki Tumbao Records, a record label from Miami, FL. “Piropo” is a playful latin soul, boogaloo song that features Tony calling out his love for his girl. This is sure to be a dance floor favorite at your local funk and soul party. The b side, “Son Del Barrio” is a latin psych-funk keeper with driving horns and a steady beat. This song is a good reminder why you always need to check the b sides.
Accompanying the release of the “Piropo / Son Del Barrio” 7” record will also be a music video. The music video takes you on a walk through Little Havana with local DJ Angelica Rose. Follow her as she heads to Magic City Soul Club in Downtown Miami to spin 45s with Tony & the Kings. The video was shot on Super 8 film by Christo Nazon and edited by Travis Acker.
To celebrate the release of “Piropo / Son Del Barrio”, Tiki Tumbao Records and Tony & the Kings present a release party Saturday June 17th at Shirley’s at Gramps in Wynwood, Miami, FL. Tony & the Kings bring the heat with a special headlining set. Exclusive Tony & the Kings t-shirts and translucent red promo copies of the vinyl record will be available at the release party. Also featuring a live set by soul jazz phenoms, Soul Vaccinators; led by guitarist Addison Rifkind and drummer Eddie Garcia Jr.. All night enjoy the vinyl sounds of Angelica Rose and the Tiki Tumbao DJs. Get your tickets in advance for only $10 at TikiTumbao.com. Doors open at 9PM.
About Tony & the Kings
Tony & the Kings are Antonio Rivera on vocals, guitar and percussion; Charles Gardner on keyboards; Danny Naval on congas and percussion; Eddie Garcia Jr. on drums; Matt Pyatt on bass; Robert Smiley on saxophone. The group got together to play the latin styles they love. Tony leads the band with his high energy spanglish soul in true Miami fashion. The bass, congas and drums blend perfectly, driving a latin rhythm. Keyboards and horn lines rip synchronized melodies for the classic live big band feel.
About Tiki Tumbao:
Tiki Tumbao is an independent record label and online record store in Miami, FL. The label focuses on South Florida talent and the styles unique to South Florida; including Funk, Soul, Latin, Jazz, and Caribbean styles. In a townhome off Bird Road and 137th Ave., founder Travis Acker built an analog studio that captures the grime and grit of the 70s sound. With a focus on 7" 45RPM records and YouTube videos, Tiki Tumbao Records is here to continue the tradition of quality analog music in South Florida.