"Urgent, relevant music" - BBC
"Best Latin Alternative Band " - LA Weekly
"Creative, Socially Conscious, it's perfect" - NPR
Las Cafeteras are known for their unique sound created by Afro-Mexican instrumentation and the mixing of Mexican folk with the multi-cultural soundscape of Los Angeles - Cumbia, Rock and Hip Hop with a little R&B. The band is comprised of Denise Carlos (Vocals, Jarana Primera, Zapateado, and Glockenspiel), Leah Gallegos (Vocals, hand percussions, Zapateado, and Melodica), Hector Flores (Vocals, Jarana Tercera, and Zapateado), Daniel French (Vocals, Jarana Segunda, and Keys), Jose Cano (Drums and Cajon), Xocoyotzin Moraza (Requinto & Vocals) and Jorge Mijangos (Bass & Vocals).
Las Cafeteras have taken the music scene by storm with their infectious live performances and have crossed genre and musical borders, playing with bands such as Ozomatli, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Lila Downs, The Gipsy Kings, Mexican icons Caifanes, and Colombian superstar Juanes.
You may love this show if you also like: Buena Vista Social Club, Flor de Toloache, Jarabe Mexicano, Todo Mundo, Gypsy Kings
Learn more at: www.lascafeteras.com