La Mixta Criolla with special guest Afoutayi
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 9:30 PM (PST)
La Mixta Criolla brings its mezcla caribeña to La Peña. From plena to merengue, from bomba to cumbia, from son to guaracha jíbara, salsa and more... with its swinging and rootsy sound and its diverse repertoire of originals and funky renditions of classics, La Mixta will have you dancing all night long!
Special guest performance by Haitian drum and dance ensemble Afoutayi, featuring Florencia Pierre, Djenane Saint Juste, and Jeff Pierre. Rooted in Haiti’s magical and powerful folklore this troupe will blow you away! This will be an unforgettable night of Afro-Caribbean music and dance!
Check out what they are saying about La Mixta's debut CD AfroTaino (www.lamixta.com): "AfroTaino is spectacular... (a) masterful fusion" of Afro-Caribbean rhythms (DJ Chino Valero from Cali Colombia); "This magical music will heal your Soul and take you places you've only dreamed about." (Avotcja Jiltonilro, poet, musician and Dj extraordinaire KPFA and KPOO).