Las Cafeteras, La Frenetika Tonight!

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Flamingo Cantina says
“Best Latin Alternative Band” – LA Weekly
“Creative, Socially Conscious, it’s perfect”‐ NPR
“Urgent, relevant music” – BBC

w/ La Frenetika & DJ Vanessa La Bestia

TONIGHT, Saturday, May 14
9:00 pm Doors & DJ Vanessa La Bestia (between bands)
10:30 pm La Frenetika
11:30 pm Las Cafeteras

Ages 21+ up are welcome.

Born in the streets of Los Angeles, Las Cafeteras are immigrant children who are remixing roots music and telling modern day stories with what LA Timeshas called a “uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip‐ hop, beat music, cumbia and rock ... Live, they’re magnetic.”

Las Cafeteras have taken the music scene by storm with their infectious live performances and have crossed‐genre and musical borders, playing with bands such as Mexican icons Caifanes, Lila Downs, Colombian superstar Juanes, Los Angeles legends Ozomatli, folk/indie favorites Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, and most recently withTalib Kweli.

The sound of Las Cafeteras is brought to life by the eclectic instrumentation used, which includejarana’s, requinto, a donkey jawbone, a West African bass instrument called the Marimbol, cajón, and a wooden platform called the Tarima used to dance Zapateado. TO MAKE A LONG STORY LONGER ..
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By: Flamingo Cantina

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