Chiclete com Banana Concerts 2014, 2015
Chiclete com Banana Past Tour Dates
Chiclete com Banana Tour Dates
Chiclete com Banana is an Axé music band, currently consisting of Bell Marques, Wadinho Marques, Rey, Waltinho Cruz, Deny and Lelo. The group is named after the very well known and influential 1950's song "Chiclete com Banana," written by Gordurinha and Almira Castilho. The song "Chiclete com Banana," that was first recorded in 1959 by Brazilian popstar Jackson do Pandeiro and by dozens of performers, such as Gilberto Gil. Chiclete com Banana released its first album, called 'Estação Das Cores and "Traz os montes", in 1983, and is regarded as one of the most successful bands of the Axé music genre in Brazil. Chiclete rose to fame in Bahia in the 1980s like other axé bands and artists. Today, Chiclete is one of the most popular and expensive micaretas during Carnaval in Bahia, although they perform throughout Brazil all year. Their performance can cost R$ 400.000 for 2.5 hours of show or more during Carnaval in Salvador. They usually have anywhere from 200,000 to 500,000 people walking along their sound truck. This is divided in about 5,000 - 10,000 people inside the "ropes" who bought the abadás, special shirts that everyone wears.