"FURIA" Melbourne's most popular 14 piece Latin band and also known as the "Merengue Kings", has taken Melbourne by storm. Renowned for its vibrant "Merengue" rhythm together with the much loved Salsa, Cumbia, Cha cha and Punta rhythms. Performing their own originals and cover songs from all parts of the Central and South American continent, Furia mainly focus on music from the Caribbean Islands.
FURIA began in "1993" in Melbourne (Australia) by Omar Pereira and other selected musicians. Touring all around Australia including Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth, they have shown and taught many people what Latin music is really all about. Continuously satisfying audience's of over 1700 people, Furia sure have made a mark on Latin music in Australia as has been rewarded with awards.
This outstanding group predominantly focuses on the Merengue rhythm with it's unique feature the "Guira and Tambora" and stylish dancing moves, this in turn is what has made FURIA the "Merengue Kings". FURIA are seen by many to be entertainers and not only musicians. Their stage presence is extraordinary and their unmatched energy grabs the attention of thousands of viewers, even people foreign to this culture and style of music.
FURIA Perform all around Melbourne also are are currently performing at "Copacabana International", "Empire" and "The Next Blue".