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Born and raised east of the Los Angeles River, Las Cafeteras are remixing roots music and telling modern day stories. Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East L.A. sound and positive message. Their Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and rhymes deliver inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. Using traditional Son Jarocho instruments like the jarana (guitar-shaped, fretted stringed instrument), requinto (a small guitar, typically tuned a fifth higher than a standard guitar), quijada (idiophone percussion instrument made the jawbone of a donkey), and tarima (a wooden platform), Las Cafeteras sing in English, Spanish, and Spanglish and add a remix of sounds, from rock to hip-hop to rancheras. Las Cafeteras use music as a vehicle to build bridges among different cultures and communities, and create “a world where many worlds fit.”

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For the 10:00 AM and 11:30 AM School Performances, please contact Jaclyn Wood at 732-255-0400 ext. 2487 to book your school group.

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Date:
January 30, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm
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