Saturday, April 14th, 2018
Brick & Mortar
San Francisco, CA
$17.50 ADV / $25 Door Age 18 And Up
B Side Players
The B-Side Players are a 9-piece band part of a new movement in popular music. A band that honors the international
cross-pollination that has always made music the universal language. They use any beat that catches their ear,
regardless of geography or genre, to create a compelling, horn driven polyrhythmic groove.
They continue exploring the multifaceted grooves of Latin America and the Caribbean, incorporating the sounds of
Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico and Brazil with the funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop rhythms of their homeland, dropping bits of
Cumbia, Salsa, gritty street Samba, Son Montuno, Jarocho and Boogaloo into the mix.
Guarandinga hails from the hotter side of the San Francisco Bay; bursting forth with a fiery sound propelled by heavy Afro-Caribbean beats from the central coast of Venezuela.
Perfectly blended with the gritty East Bay funk that runs deep from Oakland to Richmond, Guarandinga’s unique take on Latin Afro-Pop redefines it’s engaging range of influences. It is the unique Afro-Venezuelan beat, relatively unknown to the pop world, that makes this band’s original music provocative and infectious.
Fronted by the dynamic and charismatic singer/percussionist Rowan Jimenez (Orixa) and musician/producer Jeremy Allen, Guarandinga plays high energy music that dares you not to dance the moment you hear them play.
Guarandinga is Latin Afro-Pop.