1. Thursday May 19, 8:00pm : Gallery 308 at Fort Mason Center
Tickets: General Admission $20 advance $25 door.
Reserved Table Seating $25 in advance, $30 at door
Front row reserved seating $30 advance $35 at door.
CIMARRÓN are from the cattle rearing, Llanos Orientales region of Colombia.
They bring a fierce display of rippling melodies and powerful rhythms, combining Andalusian, Indigenous Indian and African roots.
Led by harpist Carlos Rojas, the musicians explore and experiment with their rich heritage while retaining the essence of the tradition. A powerful performance for the opening night of the Festival in a cabaret setting.
EYE FOR TALENT is a world music talent agency based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We specialize in global music, representing artists from around the world whose music reflects their traditional culture, even as it incorporates varying degrees of contemporary sounds. We actively book our artists throughout the world with emphasis on Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, and Europe.
LA PELANGA DJ Collective formed in 2008 in Cali, Colombia. They are based in Oakland, California, building community around a vibrant, positive dance floor. The group’s repertoire ranges from the roots to the new sounds of every corner of Latinoamérica, Africa, and the Caribbean, including cumbia, dancehall, afrobeat, salsa dura, soukous, champeta, kompa, hip hop, coupé decalé, currulao, and much more.