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CAMBALACHE

Grand Annex
Friday, September 20, 2013
8:00 PM



With a fresh mix of Mexican folk and Caribbean rhythm with soaring, melodic vocals and a palette of traditional instruments, Cambalache brings the “son jarocho” sound of coastal Veracruz to the Annex stage. Everybody in the U.S. knows at least one son jarocho tune, or at least a version of it: Ritchie Valens’ La Bamba.
 
Cambalache is moving beyond the 1960s hit song. Led by master sonero & luthier, Cesar Castro, the band is digging deeply into tradition and reaching to the future, as part of a new son jarocho music scene in Los Angeles.  Originally from Veracruz, the home of son jarocho, Castro with Cambalache perform throughout LA.  In the spirit of the "fandango" which is a traditional celebration of music and dance, the group presents a musically colorful concert, anchored by the zapateado – the rhythmic dance on the tarima (wood platform).  
 
Cambalache has been featured on KPFK’s Global Village, on NPR’s All Things Considered, in the LA Times, and online at Zócalo Public Square.
 
Presented by GVF  
 
Tickets available after 6pm day of show at the door.
 
General Admission $20 adv/$25 door
Cabaret Table Seat $25 adv/$30 door - (subject to availability)
Cafe Deck VIP $30 adv/$35 door - bar ticket w/ drink service (limited to 20 people)