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Cuban night with Bobi Céspedes // Berkeley

Gladys “Bobi” Céspedes is the forefront of Cuban music in the Bay Area and internationally for over 40 years!

Dance your way into the weekend with Bobi Céspedes on Fri, May 26th at the Freight!

May 26th 8pm
Freight & Salavage
2020 Adisson street.
Berkeley, CA.

DANCE FLOOR OPEN!

  • Please note: with an open dance floor, a ticket guarantees admission, but does not guarantee seating. Plan on arriving early as choice of seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Advance Tickets: $22.00; Tickets at the Door: $26.00 (plus fees).

Buy tickets here!

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About show!

RAÍCES: A SERIES CURATED BY JOHN SANTOS

Gladys “Bobi” Céspedes has been at the forefront of representing Cuban music in the Bay Area and internationally for over 40 years.

Bobi’s music integrates Cuban folkloric and modern elements in an authentic and distinctive sound. Her resonant voice and dynamic stage presence lead audiences on a journey from Yoruba incantations to the Cuban son. She can belt out a rumba or move you to tears through a heart wrenching rendition of a classic bolero. Along the way she shares her narratives of family life and love, and the wisdom of Afro Cuban fables. Always present is her chambo—that vibrant Cuban soul–creative and resilient.

A concert series of diverse Latino (American) music representing hemispheric creativity in a wide range of formats interpreted by several of the most dynamic interpreters in the field. The term America in its true sense refers to North, South and Central America as well as the Caribbean islands. Accordingly, Latin American music defies brief descriptions. Folk styles and rhythms in traditional and evolutionary settings, dance music and jazz play seminal roles in this series.

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