Heineken Fest Continues Tonight with Javier Garcia and Budos Band

Heineken Fest Continues Tonight with Javier Garcia and Budos Band

You're up to speed on the Heineken TransAtlantic Festival here in SoFla. I know you are because we've been telling you about it for weeks. Right here.  And here. And via any of a number of other posts to Crossfade in recent days. So you know about this fantastic series that's been giving concertgoers a chance to sample some killer acts from around the world, right here on our very own sun-drenched shores throughout April. Shows like Aterciopelados and Ximena Sariñana's have already delighted fans, and this weekend's one-two punch features another pair of killer combos, including CuCu Diamantes on Saturday, who's been the leading lady of my most recent none too secret musical infatuation.

But tonight, there's a whole separate show I want to tell you about.  Budos Band and Javier Garcia will be performing live tonight, and it promises to be a stellar performance.  Budos Band are an 11-piece ensemble known for an eclectic blend of Afrobeat, Ethiopian jazz, funk, soul and big band.  WTF, you say?  I know.  And Javier Garcia's is not a live show to be missed.  His fusion of reggae, Latin rock, ska and funk never fails to get a crowd moving.  Do yourself a favor and head to the Bandshell.

For a good time, call Heine.  Presale tix are $20.  The show starts at 7 p.m. at the North Beach Bandshell (73rd Street and Collins Avenue).


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