Future tango played in the old-school way. El Cachivache Quinteto have spent the last decade ceaselessly touring around the globe, honing their distinctive brand of tango punk into a formidably tight, sensuously dance-inducing style. The band was formed in 2008 by guitarist Vito Venturino and pianist Pablo Montanelli – two Argentinians living in Spain, both eager to reconnect with their porteño roots and give them a
Preliminary incursions into Europe’s burgeoning tango club circuit proved successful and in 2013 they returned to Buenos Aires, from where they’ve continued to bring their classic tango with a rock aesthetic to more than 800 shows in 50 countries on 3 continents. And when not touring they can be found every Monday at the city’s leading cutting-edge tango club, the Batifondo Milonga. It’s old, new, tango eternal.
Vito Venturino - guitar, band director, composer
Pablo Montanelli - piano, composer
Pacha Mendes - double bass
Nicolás Franco - violin
Adriano De Vita - bandoneón