Carnaval Kickoff Party @ The Chapel (777 Valencia)
Chillaquiles & LA GENTE
+ special guests: Rasa Vitalia & MC Orukusaki
+ DJs Elan Kamesar & Antonio Guedes
Doors 9:00 show 10:00. $15/$20
BRAZA is keeping the tradition of starting the Carnaval SF festivities to get everyone warmed up for the rebirth weekend!! This will be the livest most eclectic Samba, Cumbia, Hip-Hop, Rock, Salsa, Reggae, Dance Party in the Bay Area!
The Chillaquiles is a funk-rock-disco-ska-jam-pop band from San Francisco, CA. The lead singer, Antônio Guedes, brings forward various Brazilian influences into his compositions, blending it with others from around the globe, like Afrobeat, American soul, and Latin Jazz, with a psychedelic music twist that suggests to the audience Sergio Mendes, Jerry Garcia, Jorge Ben and Fela Kuti could all be playing in the same band.
La Gente SF is a San Francisco, international recording group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria. The group has created their own unique multilingual blend of Cumbia, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Salsa, and World Music. They perform a high energy dance party and have cultivated a large, loyal and diverse following. January 2016 the group independently released their fourth studio album entitled “Borderless” featuring special guest Deuce Eclipse from Bang Data and Zion-I. They have also released several live recordings and two DVD’s.