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[free] Richard Lemvo & Makina Loca // SF

Richard Lemvo & Makina Loca: Let’s Go Salsa@Jessie! // SF 1

Groove to the Afro-salsa sounds of Ricardo Lemvo, Free Show on September 19! 💃

Thursday at 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Jessie Square
223 Stevenson St, San Francisco, California 94103
Hosted by Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

 

Biography:

Raised by Angolan parents in Congo’s capital Kinshasa (when the country was known as Zaire), charismatic Los Angeles vocalist Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca have honed an irresistibly grooving Afro-salsa sound, blending Congolese rumba and soukous with Cuban charanga and son.

Belting out his original songs in Spanish, Portuguese, Lacumi, Kikongo and Lingala, Lemvo is a longtime favorite in Yerba Buena Gardens, where he’s delivered several incandescent performances. His latest album, 2014’s La Rumba SoYo (Cumbancha), delves more deeply into his Angolan roots, with startling beautiful arrangements of traditional songs and originals written in collaboration with Angolan artists.

Part of Yerba Buena Gardens Festival‘s Let’s Go Salsa @ Jessie! series. For the full summer schedule, visit www.ybgfestival.org. Also part of Yerba Buena 3rd Thursdays (https://www.yb3tsf.org/).

September 19 2019

Details

Date: 09/19/2019
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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