With Zuzuka Poderosa & Kush Arora
Heineken TransAtlantic Festival 2013
North Beach Bandshell
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Better Than: An aguardiente-drenched wedding in Bogotá.
Man or woman, if Bomba Estéreo's Liliana "Li" Saumet doesn't make some part of your anatomy hum with str ... More >>
Genderqueer rapper Mykki Blanco will bite the head off a harpy, steal that bitch's wings, and work 'em harder than any regular rap dame ever could.
That's because Blanco is no regular rap dame, and she certainly ain't no regular rap dude. She is hip-hop's new in-between, the great white hype, and ... More >>
The Río de la Plata (or River Plate) is a 140 mile-wide estuary that
separates Argentina and Uruguay. It's also the place of confluence for
the diverse folk music styles Latin Grammy Award-winning Argentinian-Uruguayan collective
Bajofondo began blending into their idiosyncratic Rioplantense ele ... More >>
Traditions are kept alive by constant change. The roots music of the 21st Century is being created as much with electric guitars, sequencers, and laptops as with drums and flutes.
That's one of the ideas behind the Rhythm Foundation's Heineken TransAtlantic Festival, whose 2013 headliners include A ... More >>
Last year, the Rhythm Foundation and Heineken's TransAtlantic Festival brought together the Afrobeat extravaganza of saxophonist and bandleader Seun Kuti and the modern-day cumbia stylings of Quantic and Combo Bárbaro.
You might think it would be hard to follow that kind of lineup. But maybe that' ... More >>
The Electric PickleMiami is inseparable from her
nightlife and clubs. But she's also a gold-digging, glamor-drunk whore.
Ninety percent of the establishments around town (especially in South
Beach) cater to people with a truly masochistic approach to nightlife,
and it's all because of that in ... More >>
Bomba Estereo's Simón Mejía and Liliana Saumet.Bomba Estereo
With Spam Allstars, Los Rumberos de la 8, and Mr. Pauer
Presented by Rhythm Foundation
Grand Central Miami
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Better Than: Letting Los Perros or any other late-night South Beach hot dog joint be your only taste ... More >>
Photo by David J. DowlingColombia's Bomba Estereo originated some six years ago as the brainchild of musician and producer Simón Mejía. But though the project generated some underground buzz, it wasn't until 2009's Blow Up that it did just that, explode. Not coincidentally, the album, which was ... More >>
Back in the early '90s, almost no one -- except Pablo Escobar, his fellow kings of cocaine, and their constantly warring cartels -- would've ever willingly taken a trip to Colombia's 473-year-old subtropical capital, Bogotá.
These days, though, the city is a dense urban hub that's home to seven ... More >>
The Heineken TransAtlantic fest gets banging with Bomba Estereo April 14.Who's ready for a few lukewarm pints of fine Dutch pilsner and three straight, solid weeks of worldly party music?
Indeed, it's that time of the year again. It's the sweaty season. We're thirsty. And the fine folks over at ... More >>
Pardon the cheesy pun, but Bomba Estereo is blowing shit up! The Colombian outfit has made quite a name for themselves internationally since forming in Bogota. After letting the creative juices simmer abroad, 2009 is the year they finally take over the States, winning over fans with their unique ... More >>
Friday, July 17*Miami Anglophile indie rockers People From Venus play the Vagabond in Miami tonight, and it's no secret I think they are pretty swell. Admission to the Vag on Fridays is free before midnight, $5 after. Click here to visit the club's web site. *If you act fast and snag advance tickets ... More >>