Richard Valdez

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Richard Valdez

Richard Valdez performing live

Saturday 14 – 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm – First Fleet Park Main Stage

About the artist :

Richard Valdez left his native Peru, 2009 he arrived in Sydney where he quickly gained a reputation around the latin music scene and for the past 7 years has been singing in a variety of formats from his one man show to 15 piece 1950s mambo big band.

Richard has honed his dynamic and engaging solo shows accompanying himself on the guitar and performing popular latin standards; romantic ballads and fiery dance favourites.

As well as his solo act, he is currently lead singer for his trio Oriente Tres (this time playing piano), salsa bands El Orqueston and Malo Malo, Afro Peruvian band Sarambe, and mambo big band Mucho Mambo.

“In The Heights” musical broadway show was his first foray into the world of music theatre with a huge success in Sydney in 2018.