Saturday February 8th
"From LA to The Bay"
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, and The B-side Players and MALO.
La Gente Website:
Live Video: http://youtu.be/gvkWATMfR2k
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/la-gente/122028065926?fref=ts
with special guests:
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.
In October 2012 Sol Tevél released their debut album, World Light, which aims to shed a new light and contemporary interpretation on old Jewish texts, ideals and mysticism.
SOL TEVEL Website:
DJ Kush Arora:
It's been 16 years of madness in San Francisco for Kush Arora, and throughout his diverse, ten-record discography, Kush has been sculpting cultural sound in San Francisco and beyond. By branding his own signature imprint on bass driven music he's collaborated and remixed folks from Mr. Vegas to Bloodgroup, Elephant Man to Balkan Beat Box. All shades of dub, garage, dancehall, and Indo-Caribbean influences merge into his unique sound. He hosts a bi monthly Surya dub radio show on California's largest independent transmitter, 94.1FM KPFA. Fresh off a new EP with Baile Funk vocalist Zuzuka Poderosa, and releasing a hectic schedule of tropical, uk funky, and tribal sounds, his releases have been found on labels:Top Billin, Crunchtime Recordings, Urbanworld to J Dub and ESL. His performances range from Live Ableton Tribal sessions to full on bashment with MC Zulu, Juakali, and Zuzuka Poderosa. Recent production/remix credits include Gyptian(JA), Mr. Vegas(JA), Spoeke Mathambo( South Africa), Pops Jabu( Zimbabwe).
Kush Arora Website: http://kusharora.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/kusharoramusic
Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/KushArora27
$10 Advanced Tickets / $15 at the Door