EventsFree

[free] Edgardo Cambon shows in Bay Area

EDGARDO CAMBON

Percussionist, Singer, Composer, Producer, Dog Lover, Leader of the Bands “CANDELA” and “LaTiDo.”

CANDELA has two related meanings in Spanish, candle and fire.

Blessed with a tenor voice that resembles at times of that of Rubén Blades and Isaac Delgado, lead singer, Conga drummer Edgardo Cambón, started “Edgardo & Candela” Salsa Band in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1986.

Their high energy level performances, featuring great vocals, a tight rhythm section and the powerful sound of the horns, is by now -after 4 CD recordings to prove it- world renown.

 

Schedule:

 

This weekend!

1st and 3rd Fridays:

 

This Saturday:

 

Next week:

2nd Fridays @ 9:00PM
BISSAP BAOBAB,
2243 Mission St., San Francisco.

 

 

Biography:

CANDELA has two related meanings in Spanish, candle and fire.

Blessed with a tenor voice that resembles at times of that of Rubén Blades and Isaac Delgado, lead singer, Conga drummer Edgardo Cambón, started “Edgardo & Candela” Salsa Band in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1986.

Their high energy level performances, featuring great vocals, a tight rhythm section and the powerful sound of the horns, is by now -after 4 CD recordings to prove it- world renown.

Candela’s, repertoire combines dancing styles like Mambo, Cha-Cha-Chá, Merengue, Bolero, Bachata,Timba, Cumbia and much more.
A great audience communicator and seasoned performer, Edgardo will assure that everyone is entertained while he mixes singing tunes by Oscar De León, Eddie Palmieri, Rubén Blades, Tito Puente, Guaco, Pete “Conde” Rodriguez, Jerry Rivera, Marc Anthony, Celia Cruz and Ray Barretto among others, but the real treat here is Edgardo’s original music, presenting him as a poetic lyricist and accomplished writer.

 

Critics say:

– Edgardo has mastered that great ability to lead his Salsa Band from the Conga drums…while singing lead vocals…! Now… that’s a show by itself!
Jessie Varela, program Director of KCSM.

-The amazing voice of “El Sonero del Uruguay”
Jesús “Chucho” Valdez.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Upcoming Events