Ticket Link: http://boomboomtickets.com/events/421415/-la-gente-plus-sol-tevel-tarimba-/
Friday June 6th
LA GENTE, Sol Tevél + Tarimba
live at Boom Boom Room (1601 Fillmore)
$10 Presale $15 At the door
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3 amazing groups for the price of 1 live @ The Boom Boom Room. LA GENTE return to our home base in San Francisco for an all night Reggae, Cumbia, Son Jarocho, Hip-Hop, Rock, Salsa, Reggaeton Dance Party. We will be joined by special guests Sol Tevél, and Tarimba. This is going to be an eclectic high energy night! Get there early to make sure you can get in. 1-LOVE
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 Reggae, Cumbia, Hip-Hop, Salsa, Rock, 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 Britian, 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, Rupa & The April Fishes, Meklit Hadero, Pete Escovedo, The B-side Players and MALO.
Sol Tevél integrates sounds, rhythms, and multi-lingual lyrics from around the globe in order to advocate building a strong, conscious and united community worldwide. Led by Israeli-born, Lior Ben-Hur, Sol Tevél is a San Francisco-based band that focuses on connecting Hebrew roots while engaging world cultures. Sol Tevél was founded in 2011 and since they have performed in numerous venues and festivals both nationally and internationally (including Jamaica, Cuba, Israel, and more). In 2012 they released their debut album, World Light, which aims to shed a new light and contemporary interpretation on old Jewish texts, ideals and mysticism. Sol Tevél is currently are working on their second album, which reveals their strong connection to Reggae and their ability to perform high-energy roots music.
'Tarimba' is believed to be the African root word of 'tarima', which is the most important instrument and symbol of the Son Jarocho tradition of Veracruz Mexico.
TARIMBA is a band comprised of local Bay Area musicians who have embraced the traditional genre of Son Jarocho music from southern Veracruz, Mexico. The members of TARIMBA have all been active performers and teachers in the Bay Area music community for over ten years, and they are excited to have the opportunity to embrace, learn, and preserve such a rich musical and communal tradition.
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