Pride weekend: LA GENTE and Planet Booty are teaming up for a Cumbia, Funk, Hip-Hop, Salsa, Dance Party at The Chapel in the heart of The Mission at The Chapel. We will be joined by the one and only 21 year old MC and Producer Babii Cris as well as the burlesque, cabaret belly dance of Rasa Vitalia and a host of MC's, dancers, Dj's and guest performers from all over the Bay!! This show will sell out, so be sure to get there early!
La Gente is a Bay Area based international recording group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria. The group has created their own unique multilingual blend of Cumbia, Reggae, Salsa, Reggaeton and World Music. They perform a high energy dance party and have cultivated a large, loyal and diverse following. They have independently released three studio albums, numerous live recordings, two DVD's and are currently in production to release their fourth studio album collaborating with a variety of international recording artists.
La Gente was founded in 2002, since then They have performed numerous festivals, universities, radio stations, museums, art galleries and major venues all over the US. For example: San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Austin, Portland and New York. La Gente has also performed internationally in Spain, Italy, France, Great Britain, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Nicaragua. Their notoriety and showmanship had found them sharing the stage with other recognized recording artists, such as George Clinton and The P-Funk All Stars, E-40, The Digital Underground, Hyro-Glyphics, Coolio, Digable Planets, Pato Banton, Lyrics Born, Pete Escovedo, and MALO.