Las Cafeteras performs in Hawaiʻi

January 19, 2016  |   |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Outreach College present a fusion of world, folk music, cumbia rhythms, rock and more with Las Cafeteras live in concert on Wednesday, January 27 at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center and Sunday, January 31 at the Hawaiʻi Theatre Center.

Taking the music scene by storm with their infectious live performances and genre-crossing sound, Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuses traditional Afro-Caribbean music with modern rhythms and lyrically rich storytelling to create a new urban folk sound that reflects the streets of today’s East Los Angeles.

The music of Las Cafeteras is brought to life by an assortment of eclectic instrumentation (jarana, requinto, a donkey jawbone, Marimbol, cajon and a wooden platform called the Tarima, used to dance Zapateado) that creates a contagious sound that has won the band comparisons to Mumford and Sons.

Las Cafeteras has also shared the stage with diverse acts such as Mexican icons Califanes, Colombian superstar, Juanes, Los Angeles legends Ozomatli, indie folk favorite Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and most recently with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

UH Hilo event information

Las Cafeteras will perform at the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices:

  • $25/$30 advanced sales/day of show general
  • $20/$25 advanced sales/day of show discount
  • $12/$17 advanced sales/day of show children 17 and under and UH Hilo/Hawaiʻi CC students

To purchase tickets, visit the UH Hilo Performing Arts Center website.

Hawaii Theatre Center event information

Las Cafeteras will perform at the Hawaiʻi Theatre Center on Sunday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m.

Ticket prices:

  • $30 general admission
  • $20 seniors/military/students with valid ID/UH faculty and staff
  • $10 children 17 and under UH students with valid ID

To purchase tickets, visit the Hawaiʻi Theatre Center website.

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