Las Cafeteras have been using their music to tell new and different stories  about the Latin/Mexican American/Chicano community since they were formed in Los Angeles in 2008. They have become renowned for spectacular live shows, imbued with an energy that is fiercely compelling, as well as for their vibrant mash-up of son jarocho taken to the Los Angeles […]

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Latino-Brasilian music lovers, Fight Club fans and those of us that love Boogat’s Quebecois-Mexican-Paraguayan take on hip hop and Latin beats, rejoice! Boogat’s new video for ”El Lobo”, 2nd single off Neo-Reconquista is out.   ”El Lobo” is a song that mixes Latin Music, Electronica and Dancehall with a Brasilian Batucada twist. The subject is conflict, in its purest […]

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One of the most special times in our city is about to take off: Chicago’s city-wide completely free series of concerts celebrating music from around the globe brings us 11 (eleven!) days and nights of literally dozens of performances, including an all-nighter of Indian music for dancing and trancing in the magnificent Chicago Cultural Center. Don’t […]

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Conversing with Omar Sosa is an immersion in a heady whirlwind of ideas tinged with sonic delight, as the renowned pianist’s voice swings the syllables of the Spanish language with that particularly Cuban melodic beat, punctuating comments about art, music and the cosmos with frequent hearty laughs. Speaking via phone from Seattle on the tour […]

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