Last Tori Sparks + Calamento Concert of 2016 (Nov. 22nd, 2016) ( Don't miss Tori and the guys' last show of the year at Harlem Jazz Club this Friday, November 25th. The next concert will be the new album release show in February, date TBA. Stay tuned!
NEW ALBUM RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED (Nov. 14th, 2016) Tori Sparks, Calamento, and guitarrist El Rubio are almost finished in the recording studio. The new album will officially be released on February 16th, 2017. Album release concert to be announced.
"Wade in the Water" Live Studo Session and Democrats Abroad (Nov. 2nd, 2016) On November 7th, Tori and the band will record a live video in the recording studio with audience participation -- attendance is limited to 25 people, by invitation or RSVP only. Release date TBA. And Barcelona expats, don't miss the Democrats Abroad Election Watch Party at Luz de Gas on November 8th, Tori and the guys will play from 10pm till 1am as the first exit poll results come in.
"A la Carta" Radio3 Interview and Recording Studio (Oct. 26th, 2016) Watch Tori Sparks' interview with Radio3 after the showcase in Sevilla here. Thanks for the support Monkey Week and WOMEX!
Back in the Recording Studio (Oct. 10th, 2016) Tori, Calamento, and El Rubio are back in the recording studio this month and next, stay tuned for new album updates!
Benefit Concerts and Monkey Week (Oct. 6th, 2016) Tori Sparks + Calamento will play a benefit concert for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation on October 13th at Hard Rock Cafe in Barcelona. On the 15th they will showcase at theMonkey Week music festival and conference in Sevilla at Teatro Alameda. More tour dates are online now.
Grazie Italia and TV for Fall Festivals (Sept. 26th, 2016) Just off the road from their successful tour of Italy, Tori and the band want say grazie to everyone who came out to the concerts. Photos and videos are on Facebook. And tune in to catch Tori live on TV, discussing their upcoming fall festival dates (Punt Avui TV at 7pm on October 12th, and TV L'H at 2:30pm on October 13th.)
Tori Sparks and GMR at WOMEX 2016 (Sept. 14th, 2016) Just announced! Tori Sparks and Glass Mountain Records will be attending WOMEX 2016 in Santiago de Compostela. Tori will be available for interviews regarding her upcoming new album, to be released in February 2017. Come say hello at the Calatan! Arts stand in the professional marketplace.
El Mar on "Anem de Tarda" Radio4 (Sept. 7th, 2016) Thanks to Radio 4 for including music from Tori Sparks + Calamento's album El Mar on their program "Anem de Tarda" 's feature on feminine voices.
Behind-The-Scenes Video with Tori Sparks (Sept. 2nd, 2016) Tori Sparks releases a behind-the-scenes video from her songwriting retreat on the island of Formentera, Spain.
Fall Festivals (Aug. 30th, 2016) September and October festivals! Tori Sparks will play the Grito Mexicano on September 18th, the Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz: Jazz & Food on October 1st, Hard Rock Cafe concert series Pinktober on October 23th, and Festival Rosselles 32 on October 16th. Tickets for all events on sale now.
Live on RAC1 Tonight (Aug. 23rd, 2016) Tori Sparks is interviewed live tonight on 10:30pm, on RAC1 "No Hi Som Per Festes" with host Jordi Beltran. Tune in!
Tori Sparks Italian Tour Announced (Aug. 18th, 2016) Tori Sparks Italian Tour announced! See the tour dates page for details, she and and the band will be on the road in Italy from September 20th through the 26th.
Metropolitan Magazine and La Festa Major de Gracia 2016 (Aug. 4th, 2016) Thanks to Metropolitan magazine for the feature on Tori Sparks and her upcoming double-header at Harlem Jazz Club. More tour dates are on ToriSparks.com -- don't miss Tori and the band at La Festa Major de Gracia on August 17th.
Summer Concert and Festival Photos (Aug. 1st, 2016) Photos and videos from Tori Sparks + Calamento concerts and festivals on Facebook -- thanks to photographers Jimmy Cervera, Dragos Oprea, Daniela Giannangeli, Xavi Mercadé, Gustaff Choos, Luis Lecumberry, Ivor Lugo, Xavi Torrent, Dimoniet Vermell, Rosario Lopez, Marcos Nuñez, Enric Minguillon, Eduard Tuset, Josep M. Llovera, Endika Ussia, Jordi Vidal, Ferran Sendra and more.
Alternativa Digital Interview (July 30th, 2016) Thanks to Alternativa Digital for the interview with Tori Sparks, at the band's soundcheck before their concert at Harlem Jazz Club.
Time Out/Bombay Sapphire Interview (July 25th, 2016) Time Out Barcelona and Bombay Sapphire interview Tori Sparks and others about the state of the music industry in the digital age.
Tori Sparks + Calamento NEW ALBUM Announced (July 18th, 2016) Tori, Calamento, and El Rubio have started rehearsing for the recording sessions for their follow-up to El Mar, to be released in February 2017. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.
Live Music Laws: Article by Tori Sparks (July 15th, 2016) Check out this article written by Tori Sparks regarding the impact of the new local live music laws in Barcelona.