Maracujá: A Musical Journey Around Latin America

Maracujá: A Musical Journey Around Latin America
Saturday, September 23 @ 7:30PM
Vocalist/multi instrumentalist Caitlin Belem and guitarist Terrence Rosnagle take you on a trip through Latin America, playing music from Brazil to Cuba and everywhere in between – samba, bossa nova, cumbia, son, and more. It’ll be a Saturday night for listeners and dancers. Featuring: Caitlin Belem - vocals, saxophone, guitar, fiddle, hand percussion Terrence Rosnagle - guitar Caitlin Belem grew up in a house full of music in Northern Wyoming, fell in love with the fiddle at a young age...
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IndiviDúo: California & Colombian Pop Duo

IndiviDúo
Fri, Feb 3 @ 8:00PM
Salsa, bossa nova, boleros, and Colombian cumbia meet in the dynamic Latin pop of IndiviDúo, a cross-continental collaboration between San Francisco-born songstress Tiffany Joy and Colombian songsmith Maqui Reyes. Expect an evening of infectious originals and celebrated hits in the duo’s Red Poppy debut. Featuring: Maqui Reyes - vocals, guitar, ukulele Tiffany Joy - guitar, melodica, percussion (Full Lineup TBA) After meeting in Buenos Aires back in 2010, Tiffany Joy and Maqui Reyes set...
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Makrú: A Night of Rumba Flamenca, Ska, Reggae & Cumbia

Makrú
Sat, Dec 17 @ 7:30PM
Makrú’s unifying ethos is more than just talk: This pan-cultural five-piece uses Spanish and English lyrics to blend reality and fiction, and their signature mix of rumba flamenca, reggae, cumbia, and ska promises to bring everyone to the dancefloor. Featuring: Jenny Rodriguez - vocals Raúl Vargas - cajón, vocals Haluk Kecelioglu - oud, violin Bob Sanders - guitar OriAche - percussion Learn more: Website | Facebook | Bandcamp   EVENT DETAILS   Time: Doors 7:00PM / Sho...
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La Mixta Criolla: Latin-Caribbean Grooves

La Mixta Criolla
Fri, Dec 9 @ 7:30PM
Hard-swinging Bay Area ensemble La Mixta Criolla returns to the Red Poppy with music rooted in the criollo culture of Puerto Rico and the Latin-Caribbean. Performing both originals and funky renditions of classic tunes, the quintet combines a variety of swinging Afro-Caribbean grooves, from plena, bomba, guaracha jíbara, seis, and aguinaldo to merengue, son, cumbia, and salsa.   Featuring: Héctor Lugo - congas, barril, panderos, vocals Ayla Davila - bass, vocals Sandra García Rivera - ...
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LoCura: From Spain to the Caribbean and Back

LoCura
Sat, Nov 19 @ 7:30PM
With music that’s equal parts flamenco, reggae, cumbia, Cuban son, and ska, LoCura happily crosses borders to bring back the goods for your soul and your dancing feet. Their Red Poppy show will feature a new lineup, new songs, and remixed classics. Featuring: Featuring: Kata Miletich - vocals Bob Sanders - guitars Melissa Cruz - cajón, flamenco dance Juan Manuel Caipo - bass guitar Katiana Vilá - percussion, cuatro Inspired by the Spanish phrase “ida y vuelta (round trip),” which ...
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Makrú: Exploring New Musical Paths

Makrú
Landing in San Francisco from different parts of the world, Makrú takes elements of rumba flamenca, reggae, cumbia, ska, and other global beats to create an uplifting and unifying sound. The group's lyrics in Spanish and English bring reality, fiction, and joy together in the hopes of spreading a message of respect and love. Featuring: Raúl Vargas - vocals and cajón Bob Sanders - electric and acoustic guitar Vinicio Peñate - bass Sergio Durán- percussion Morgan Nilsen - clarinet Hal...
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