SATURDAY, SEPT 27, 8PM-3AM
1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago
21+ // Accessible yes. Gender-neutral bathroom yes.
$4 beer of the month. $5 wells.
Presented by PEOPLE's DJs Collective, FEx Events & Pachanka Music Culture
$10 WITH RSVP at www.do312.com/cumbiasazo / $20 day of
// MARIA Y JOSE (Tijuana, MX) //
// B-SIDE PLAYERS (Latin/Soul/Funk/Reggae/Cumbia, San Diego) //
// RIOBAMBA DJ (Picó Picante/Remezcla, Boston/NYC) //
// (((SONORAMA))) // www.sonoramachicago.com
// NEWLIFE (FEX) // www.facebook.com/FExEvents
// PUERKO PITZOTL (LVDP/Reggae, Dub y Cumbia party) //www.facebook.com/LVDPSoundSystem
// DJ DIME (Peoples DJs Collective) // www.facebook.com/peoplesdjs
// AFROQBANO (Que Horas Son/Sonic Diaspora) // www.soundcloud.com/dj-afroqbano
// SOUND CULTURE // www.soundculturechicago.com
// ITZI NALLAH // www.itzinallah.com
Live visuals by:
// CALIXTA (Dale Shine) // www.facebook.com/daleshinexo
¡ Arts & vendors TBA. Interested to vend? >> firstname.lastname@example.org !
¡ Photo booth by GlitterGuts Photobooth !
¡ Hosted by Logan Lu !
! Doors & cumbia dance lessons: 8:00PM !
So we tried to rest but the people have spoken. With overwhelming positive response from 2014's "Verano de Cumbia" parties, CumbiaSazo finds a new home at Double Door where our beloved night of dancing plans to stretch it's legs, wax creative, & explore vibes new & old from the Latin@ diaspora. We’ve rarely operated in fall weather but now more than ever it seems a space is needed for getting it in and sweating it out. We invite you to join us Saturday, September 27th, as artists connect the dots between music & community and celebrate C-C-C-Cuuuumbia alongside other worldly & bass-heavy music of the peoples. Part of proceeds will benefit ArtReach at Lillstreet as we get down and support people doing what they do in a spirit of identity & joy through music. With demand we'll be having cumbia/dance lessons early as well, so keep an eye out for that. ╲╱╲
About María y José:
María y José is the project of Antonio Jimenez, a humble kid born in Leon Guanajuato (Mexico) but whose legal documents trace him back to San Juan de Los Lagos, Jalisco. But let’s not get confused, he is a son of Tijuana, and although it always comes up as a cliché, that’s something special. Jimenez, who had previously released material under Unsexy Nerd Ponies, takes on a much more interesting project, one that truly displays his passion and character. He employs the vernacular like few people in pop, transposing it to narrative and visual flare. Not so bad for an adolescent mind-set using Audacity and Fruity Loops in his search for holy beats and tribal soundscape. www.facebook.com/elmariayjose
About the B-Side Players:
The B-Side Players have been laying down their own inimitable latin global funk since they came together in 1994. Their incendiary live shows have defined them as California favorites with 10 San Diego Music Awards. Meanwhile their albums showcase a band with restless musical intelligence, effortlessly blending genres to fashion their own forward looking, latin flavored soul music. As a nine piece band, the players are known for igniting crowds with their fierce rhythms and uplifting message of unity and consciousness. Meanwhile always keeping their focus on the political climate of the world and nation. The B-Side Players are a living and breathing cultural art experience for the mind body and soul.www.thebsideplayers.com
Chicago's DIO (do-it-ourselves) Cumbia & Tropical Bass gathering, since 2011.