Black Sapphire


Energy, Passion and Charisma is what defines Black Sapphire.
Based in Goa (Centrally), Black Sapphire is an ideal choice for Weddings, Corporate Events, Pubs, Parties or Music Festivals.

"We aspire to create a new era of music where we perform with everything we've got and inspire people to create original music or cover songs like no one has ever heard before.

We guarantee you electrifying performance every single time!!!"

Alison Gonsalves
Lead Vocals / Guitarist

Born in the beautiful village of Majorda, Alison Gonsalves is indubitably one of the most renowned singers in Goa. A unique voical tone and style of singing is what sets him apart from everyone. He is known for his originals which are widely celebrated. His songs Mog Sasnacho, Mog Zala Mhaka and Aye Cheddva; have all received tremendous love from the konkani community. His recent debut english single 'Think I'm in Love' is also popular, specially among couples. 
With over a decade of On-Stage Experience, Alison feels that the stage is his home. He has been performing as a Solo Act as well as a duo act Enchanters Goa (Regarded as one of the best duos in Goa, performing for countless weddings, corporate events and parties).

Inspired by the likes of Bryan Adams, Queen, Coldplay and countless others, Alison believes in creating music and covering songs in his own style. 
Besides music, Alison is a crazy football fan. He loves to play the beautiful game. He is also mad about video games, loves to travel and is a total foodie.

Alison aims to create a legacy with his own music ! You will see him enjoy the stage as much as you'd enjoy him singing his best! Charm and a Pure Soulful Voice is what you will experience!

Ancy Gonsalves
Ancy Gonsalves
Female Vocals

Ancy hails from the coastal village of Majorda and is a total beach freak! She has always loved being in the limelight and she enjoys and adores the stage.
We're unsure whether she started speaking first or singing! Yeah! A singing toddler, that's what she was! With over a decade of stage experience, she knows how to woo the crowd. Been awarded for her singing quite a few times.She is a party person and enjoys dancing while on stage. Versatility is the key for her as she sings various genres of music and is also a multilingual singer. Her singing has taken her places to perform.She has been a part of one of Goa’s most popular singing duos, Enchanters Goa.

Ancy is a full fledged entertainer as she holds to the credit the experience of hosting events as well! She has worked as a Musician and a Music Director onboard, India's luxury cruise line Jalesh Karnika.

All in all, a singer by profession and a performer by nature.
It's all about Glory, Grace and a Powerhouse of a Voice! 

Cio Carvalho
Cio Carvalho
Keyboards, Synth & Backing Vocals 

The Keys Maestro, Cio is native to the scenic Sanguem. A perfectionist by nature, Cio started his musical journey at a tender age of 10. Learning from one of the best music schools in Goa; Pilar music school, he also did his TCL Grade exams. He's been in the show business for quite sometime performing with bands like, "Thousand shades", "Harmonixx Band" and also been a part of a very popular Goan Bollywood Band.

Cio's inspiration lies in a group of people who have held him through his musical path intently. The list includes his parents, his music teacher Mr. Rohan Deniz and friends (Valiston Fernandes and Leroy Pereira) inspired him to glow and grow.
He abides by the saying that goes, 'If everything was perfect, you would never learn and never grow'. This keeps him moving ahead! Learning and focusing!

You can see him enjoy his keyboard and music and there's an assurance that will tell you that he Loves What He Does! 

Cyrus Fernandes

Jordan Cyrus Fernandes

Bass Guitar & Backing Vocals

Hailing from the former capital of Goa; Chandor, Jordan Cyrus is all about the Bass! He can effortlessly play those low bass notes and get your heart pumping.
The youngest member of the band started his music journey at the bare age of 2 when his father taught him the basics of keyboard. Having keen interest in music, he quickly picked pace and learnt other instruments quite easily and soon started performing solo gigs professionally at the age of just 12!!!

At the age of 16, he met the love of his life - The BASS Guitar, which he learnt on his own. He performed with renowned bands like "Clay Jars" and "Archies".
He has been greatly inspired by the likes of Marwino Da Costa, Revellino Fernandes, Victor Wooten, Joe Dart, Jaco Pastorius, Josh Ham, Clay Gober, Nathan East etc.

Seeing his slap the bass while performing will leave you awestruck and believe in the saying that goes… Age is Just a Number. 

Jolston Dias
Jolston Dias
Lead Guitar & Backing Vocals

Hailing from the scenic village of Quepem, Jolston adds the guitar charm to the band! He can quite literally make the guitar talk.
Initially starting off as a violinist at a tender age of 5, his focus shifted to Rock music and the rest is history. His craze for the Guitar parts, the riffs and every little detail made him restless and his urge to learn, led him to be one fine Guitarist! His ear for details and intricacies is what makes him a refined musician. Jolston is a rollercoaster, he can play the softest songs with ease and then transform himself into a total metalhead in no time!He has played with bands, "Harmonixx" and "Phoenix".

He has been greatly influenced by the renowned David Gilmour, Joe Bonamassa, Richie Kotzen and more.
He is on fire when he is with his baby; the Guitar! 

Vishu Gaonker
Vishu Gaonker
Drummer & Backing Vocals

The Charming Drummer boy of the band, Vishwanber Goaker a.k.a. Vishu, hails from the coastal paradise "Agonda." Vishu is 'Madness', wish we could explain but we can't, you have to experience it when he's on the drums.
Vishu is a audio-visual learner and fell in love with rock music when he saw a rock band on Vh1 when he was 8. Our young genius did a little research and found some amazing artists and specifically fell in love with drums at the age of 14. He wanted to venture further therefore started learning music at the age of 16 from drum maestros Mr. Leo and Mr. Elvis.
He started gigging professionally at the age of 17 and has been a part of bands like "Stereo hearts" and "Flames".

He is inspired by Daft Punk, Jojo Mayer, Chris Rodrigues, Gavin Harrison and few others.
Vishu can sweep you off the floor with the rolls you've never heard before and with a thump like no other! He is a Power Package! 

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