Fernando Barroso was born in Ferrol (Galicia) in 1979, he is a self-taught guitarist and is specialized in fretted instruments applied to traditional & folk music.
He founded and played in numerous bands in Galicia (El rincón de Morgan, Xerfa, Xaiva, Ártabra, Quenda folk y Saldos Negativos) and has also worked with different artists (Anxo Lorenzo, Ardentía, Sete Saias, Xosé Liz, Mark Campos, Begoña Riobó, Abraham Fernandez, Tres estrous Tympanic Bulla, etc. ..).
He has also been teacher in several courses and workshops on folk string instruments throughout Spain.
Today he plays in two folk bands in Galicia: "RIOBO" de Vigo and "COANHADEIRA" of Orense, in addition to that he plays with an international trio of "Assembly Point" with Luis Peixoto from Portugal and the Irish fiddler Eoghan Neff .
His workshop will be about music of Galicia and IrelandListen to Fernando's music on its website..
CaFlà will take place in Cagliari. Cagliari is the capital city of Sardinia in Italy. The festival will be in the old town, in the piazzas of Marina neighborhood which is the fishermen ancient district.
from Friday afternoon 22nd till Monday morning 25th April
Golden Brown Six o'clock gig @ Cafè Barcelona
Gemma Martínez Callau and Joan Manuel Paños Ecija Sardana Catalana
Annalisa Ghiani (vocals) and Franco Fois (lute) at the "Six'O Clock gig" on Saturday 23rd
Gráinne Boyce is the Irish Singing Maestro
The Gruppo Folk Campidano is our Master of Sardinian Dances
Hostel Marina a great accomodation
Fernando Barroso is our Fretted Instrument Master: guitar, bouzouky, mandolin
Christine Dowling is our Tin Whistle Master
Davy Maguire is our Irish Flute Master
Svend Kjeldsen is our Bodhràn Master (profile uptdated)
Timmy "the Brit" McCarty
is our Irish Set Dances Master
Martin Dowling is our Fiddle Master