The Munchies - Algarve Wedding Band

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The Band

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Vocals & Guitar
Filipa Amaro

Filipa Amaro

Started playing guitar when she was 17 and gained lots of experience playing around the world as Guitar Player and Backing Vocals for the American Singer/Songwriter Dilana Smith, in her solo project. Touring mostly in Europe (Big festivals, medium to large venues and even small and intimate rooms) but also in the USA (Playing in places like 'The Iridium Club' (NY) and 'Count's Vamp'd' (Las Vegas) from 2014 to 2017. Was also a part of projects like 'GAIJAS / AS OUTRAS' and 'The Stray'. Is now a part of Ricardo Má Sorte's solo project. Here you can watch some videos of live shows.

Guitar & Vocals
Nuno Gonçalves

Nuno Gonçalves

With over 15 years of self-taught guitar playing/teaching in numerous genres and very experienced in stages from both portuguese and european tours also in numerous genres. Producer, mixer and audio technician at Pigeon's Nest Recordings studio where he continues to study and nurture his love for music in various ways. Was in projects such as 'AnXtasy' and 'The Stray'. Currently teaches guitar and is a live sound technician for hire in his free time.

Rafael Nunez

Rafael Nunez

After spending his highschool years playing with local bands, Rafael decided music is what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. Rafael is currently studying piano and upright bass in two different conservatories. He's been playing in bars, hotels, restaurants, weddings, birthday parties for the last few years. In 2016 he met Filipa Amaro and Nuno Gonçalves, they became close friends. The group started a band which would later become The Munchies.

Gabriel Ildefonso

Gabriel Ildefonso

It was from an early age that he realized that music was the path he wanted to follow, he was only 10 years old when he started taking drum lessons, studying with great drummers like Gustavo Gonçalves, Koen Van Esch and Michael Luren. Always with a great dedication and love for the drums, he focused on learning and improving his musical knowledge by studying in some of the best schools in the Country (Porto Jazz School and Luís Villas-Boas Jazz School in Lisbon), playing and evolving with experienced and exemplary musicians.

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  • The Munchies are a Portuguese Wedding Band from Algarve, formed by Filipa Amaro and Nuno Gonçalves on Guitar and Vocals, Rafael Nunez on bass and Gabriel Ildefonso on drums.
  • From The Beatles to Elvis, Tina Turner to Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars to Led Zeppelin, The Munchies have the players and repertoire to cater for your event (Weddings, Private Parties or any kind of event).
  • Playing songs from the 50's Rock n' Roll, Pop, Funk, Classic Rock to the greatest hits of the moment, our extensive song list will allow us to perfectly match your request.
  • With a strong stage experience and promising you a dynamic show, The Munchies will take you through the ages and styles.

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