Tag Archives: Cumbia

Combo Chimbita. Photo by Farah Sosa
Combo Chimbita thrill LA fans at Resident with addictive tropical futurism

Resident DTLA hosted the perfect Sunday trifecta of sonic journeys. The bands Yanga, Here Lies Man and Combo Chimbita with Dublab DJs in between sets, made a great reflection of the diverse music influencing Los Angeles. Yanga and their Afro-Colombian rhythms blended with Los Angeles and Inland Empire punk funk spice had the crowd dancing during their […]

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Ondatrópica (Quantic and Frente Cumbiero) drop lush Latin American sounds at the Echo with vinyl-only set

In 2011 the Colombian musician Mario Galeano from Frente Cumbiero and English producer Will Holand aka Quantic, joined forces and formed the project Ondatrópica highlighting the sounds of Colombia with a roster of talented musicians. The duo closed their US tour in Los Angeles and brought the rich flavors of Latin America to The Echo with superb vinyl-only […]

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Boiler Room heats up Club Bahia with Los Angeles stop featuring Buyepongo, Quantic and more

Boiler Room, the global music event made its way to Los Angeles last week. To score and invited to their coveted events, you must subscribe to their website and wait for an invite disclosing the location the day of the event. For this occasion, the epicenter was Club Bahia in Echo Park. By noon, guests had […]

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Celso Piña shows fans at the Troubadour what El Rebelde del Acordeon is all about

There are beats that will always get you shaking and stomping, and Cumbia is one of them. In a city as large and diverse as Los Angeles, these vibrant Afro-Colombian sounds are reaching a myriad of music venues, and new fans like there’s no tomorrow. Last night at the Troubadour, gathered a mass of Cumbia lovers. Elbow-to-elbow they […]

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Inaugural Los Angeles Cumbia Festival goes “fuerte” at Aratani Theatre

In a country build out of heritage and in a city with a myriad of cultural influences, it is no surprise that diverse communities find common denominators in music and dance. The World Festival of Sacred Music taking place at the Aratani Theatre in Little Tokyo has opened its doors to find a crossroad for […]

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What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (July 16 – 22, 2012)

Shabazz Palaces at the Echo – Photo: Farah Sosa We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, […]

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