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  • New Golden Age of Latin Music, globalFEST On the Road

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    Name: New Golden Age of Latin Music, globalFEST On the Road
    Date: February 15, 2018
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST
    Event Description:



    Two exciting bands. One hot, fun Latin night.

    globalFEST, a top producer of global music, brings Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras -- two of today’s most exciting bands, forging inspired new paths for the fabled Latin sound.

    The infectious indie mambo band Orkesta Mendoza mix a multitude of Latin styles like cumbia, merengue and ranchera through a psychedelic mambo and post-punk prism, creating a truly one-of-a-kind sound. Bandleader, keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Mendoza leads a powerhouse band fronted by vocalist and dancer Salvador Duran, and framed by guitar, keyboard, percussion, drums and brass.

    Las Cafeteras fuses Afro-Mexican, hip hop, folk, and native American styles into a vibe all their own. They recreate traditional Afro-Caribbean Son Jarocho music in a wildy vibrant style. Their rousing socially conscious messages, in English and Spanglish, tell stories of a community that is looking for love and fighting for justice in the concrete jungle of East LA. The band is accompanied by instruments including jarana and requinto guitars, a donkey jawbone and a tarima, a wooden platform for dancing.


     
    Location:

    Miami University
    Hall Auditorium
    101 S Campus Avenue
    Oxford, OH 45056

     
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday, February 2 at 8 PM - 10:30 PM
    Fees/Admission:

    $15 Adult | $14 Senior | $10 Youth/Student

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