Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017
Time: 7pm doors, 7:30pm show
Venue: Red Poppy Art House
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Weaving together Afro-Caribbean beats and fueled by folklore, pop, and gritty East Bay funk, Guarandinga descends on the Poppy for an infectious electronic dance party that promises to help you forget the cold, wet weather.
Rowan Jimenez – vocals, percussion
Jeremy Allen – bass, vocals, cuatro, percussion
Kenya Moses – percussion, vocals
Chris Carter – guitar
James Small – drums
Edgar Lavado – vocals, percussion
Henry Hung – trumpet/synth
Makini Duewa – dance
Oakland’s Guarandinga is led by singer/lyricist Rowan Jimenez and bassist/producer Jeremy Allen. They take inspiration from across the musical spectrum, subverting expectations of what fits together.
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