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RAPTURE are a four-piece covers band based in the Algarve.

From Maroon 5 to AC/DC, Tina Turner to Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars to Led Zeppelin, RAPTURE have the players and repertoire get your guests onto the dance floor at weddings, corporate events, private parties and charity events.

Playing songs from the 70's Classic Rock, Pop, Funk 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, RAPTURE will take you through the ages and styles.

View our profile on FixTheMusic - a free platform for booking outstanding professional musicians.

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Palácio Marqueses de Fronteira

  • Pine Cliffs Hotel, Algarve

  • Quinta do Hespanhol, Portugal

  • Monte Serrinho Country House

  • Convento do Espinheiro Hotel

  • Penha Longa Resort, Lisboa

  • Club Nau, Ferragudo, Portugal

  • Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort

  • Torre de Palma Wine Hotel

  • La Distillerie, Lisbon, Portugal

  • Quinta de Sant'Ana do Gradil

  • Quinta do Torneiro

  • VidaMar Resort Hotel

  • Costa da Caparica, Portugal

  • Quinta da Bichinha, Alenquer

  • Monte Das Oliveras, Portugal

  • Cabanas de Tavira, Portugal

  • Praia do Evaristo, Portugal

  • Portimão, Portugal

  • Faro, Portugal

  • Funchal, Madeira

  • Castro Marim, Portugal

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Algarve (Portugal) has to offer, get in touch with RAPTURE.


Filipa started playing guitar 12 years ago 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.


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.


After spending his high school 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 RAPTURE.


It was from an early age that he realised 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.

Em português

RAPTURE são uma banda de covers do Algarve, formados por: Filipa e Nuno nas Vozes e Guitarras, Rafael no Baixo e Gabriel na Bateria.

Desde Maroon 5 a AC/DC, de Tina Turner a Stevie Wonder, de Bruno Mars a Led Zeppelin, os RAPTURE têm os músicos e o repertório que se adapta a qualquer evento (Bares, casamentos, festas privadas, etc)

Tocamos temas desde Rock, Pop, Funk, até aos êxitos de hoje em dia, passando por diversos estilos. O extenso repertório permite adaptação ao local e ao público envolvido no evento.

Com uma forte experiência de palco e performance dinâmica.

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