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[free] Let’s Go Salsa @ Jessie with Bululú [Venezuela] // SF

Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie!, the free open-air salsa dance party in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco!

It takes place on the third Thursday of each month from May to September from 6:00pm – 7:30pm.

In Venezuela, a bululú is a gathering that generates excitement, and the new band Bululú certainly fits that description. Led by Venezuelan-born percussion master and vocalist Lali Mejia, the nine-piece combo draws on folkloric styles from Venezuelan, Colombian, Cuba and other Caribbean cultures.

With Mexican-born string expert Jose Roberto Hernandez serving as music director, the ensemble delivers infectiously grooving and insistently celebratory performances showcasing a stellar cast of highly seasoned players. Reflecting the vibrant mix that makes up the Bay Area’s Latin American community, Bululú features Salvadoran-American pianist Ruthie Dineen, Venezuelan percussionist/vocalist Omar Ledezma Jr., Mexican-American trumpeter Miguel Govea, Peruvian violinist/vocalist Fernanda Bustamante, Chilean vocalist/percussionist Lichi Fuentes, Venezuelan vocalist Norma Kansau, and Berkeley-American bassist Ayla Davila (a founding member of Mexican roots ensemble Los Cenzontles).

June 21 2018

Details

Date: 06/21/2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: FREE
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Venue

Jessie Square

223 Stevenson St,reet
San Francisco, CA United States

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