Miss Colombia is tropical electro funk made in Melbourne, Australia. Inspired on South American electronica and psychedelic tropical culture, Miss Colombia's sound combines elements of the Caribbean grandeur with an electronic, funky, psychedelic and hip-hop feel.
Famous for its themed exotic shows Miss Colombia’s appearance is visually explosive, colourful, carnivalesque with a South American, street party feel. Miss Colombia’s expression is born out of theatricality, so no appearance is conceived in the same way as the other.
Miss Colombia is Jorge Leiva and Claudia Escobar on vocals and percussion, Mat Robb on guitar, Dominic Wagner aka Cazeaux OSLO on vocals, trumpet and melodica and Clandestino on Beats and raps. Miss Colombia hosts special guest musicians and dancers in their show.
Miss Colombia’s music has featured in film, television and publicity campaigns including BONDS iconic underwear brand 2018 Australia and New Zealand Christmas campaign; commissioned music for the internationally awarded (Special Prize “City of Annecy Award” in the Festival international du film d'animation d'Annecy, 2018) for short film Butterflies (2017) produced by LaFinka in partnership with The Swiss League against Cancer; worldwide social campaign The Colombian Ambush (2018); The New Wave (2016) TV documentary on Colombia's new music aired by one of Colombia's biggest TV channels: Caracol TV; and two commissioned tracks for Australian comedy series Idiot Box (2015).
Since its launch in 2013, Miss Colombia has performed at White Night Melbourne (2018), Howler/Brunswick Music Festival (2018), Melbourne Beer Festival (2017), Darwin Festival (2016), as main act for the Sydney Road Street Party at the Brunswick Music Festival (2016), Come Together Festival (2019, 2017, 2016), as central act in main stage at Light in Winter Festival (2015) curated by Robyn Archer, Melbourne Fringe Club (2016, 2015), Rainbow Serpent (2015), Moomba Festival Main Arena (2014), The Hi-Fi (June 2014) and in EL TARRO Festival Mexico DF (2013).
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