SUMMER SANDS is a project with Clara Valente (vocals and keys) and Gui Gautreaux (electric drums and programming) from Rio de Janeiro.
Since 2018, the duo has been playing top-40 songs from the last decade as well as well-known Latin hits and Brazilian evergreens ( e.g. Mas Que Nada).
Clara Valente's debut album "Mil Coisas" (A Thousand Things, 2014 release) was selected as one of the "Best Albums of the Year" in Brazil and reached the Top 10 on iTunes. Since the release of, "Mil Coisas" the duo has performed in more than a hundreds of cities. In Brazil, USA, UK, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
In Germany, Clara Valente and Summer Sands have performed in cities such as Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Cologne, Bremen, Constance, Freiburg, Heidelberg, and Mannheim since 2017. They have been in the line-up at festivals like the Dresdner Schlössernacht, Women of The World Festival (Frankfurt), Schlossfest Mannheim and the Koblenzer Sommerfest.
Their modern, eclectic, cosmopolitan mix of samba, afrobeat, pop, and electronica have played into the hearts of audiences and critics. A kind of show that puts a smile on the face e bring the urge to celebrate.