Profetic Calaveras is a Latin-Funk-Fusion trio. Since 2016, the group has been spreading positive energy and light from coast to coast. Originally formed in Tyler, Texas and currently based out of Durango, Colorado, the multi-instrumental progressive ensemble has been described as an eclectic mix of sounds inspired by Santana, Vulfpeck, Khrangbin, Rush, and more.
Alex, the guitarist and lead vocalist of Profetic Calaveras, has been playing and writing music for 10 years. In addition to Profetic Calaveras, he has also started a few other projects such as “Murphy and the Jam Band” and “Star Steed.” His natural talent for writing catchy melodies and complex Santana-like solos gives Profetic Calaveras an attractive and engaging feel. His influences include Guthrie Govan, Snarky Puppy, Los Amigos Invisibles, Chon, and Hiatus Kaiyote.
Cali, the bassist and background vocalist of Profetic Calaveras, has been playing bass for 4 years. Her first group playing bass for was her brother-in-law’s Funk-Fusion-Jam project “The Komplex”. Cali loves pulling musical influence from her Brazilian heritage and from genres such as Bossa Nova, and Samba. Her favorite bass players include Victor Wooten, Joe Dart, and Michael Pipoquinha.
Gab, the percussionist and trumpet player of Profetic Calaveras, has been playing music for 15 years. Gab has performed in a variety of projects such as New York bands “Lucidity” and “Van Vega”, as well as the jazz, marching, and percussion ensembles at Kent State University. Gab also spent 3 summers touring North America with Drum Corps International groups “Legends” and “Jersey Surf”. Gab’s influences include The Who, RX Bandits, Rush, Gojira, Mastodon, and the Foo Fighters.
September 28/The Balcony/Durango, CO
October 11/The River Church/Durango, CO
October 19/Mancos Brewing Company/Mancos, CO
November 2/The Garage/Durango, CO
November 23/Fenceline Cider/Mancos, CO
November 30/11th Street Station/Durango, CO
For all inquiries, please contact Alex Ruiz, Gab Kaplan, or Carolina Ruiz at firstname.lastname@example.org