Maui Arts & Entertainment

Las Cafeteras to Perform at McCoy Theater Jan. 30

January 26, 2016, 12:00 AM HST
* Updated January 26, 9:04 AM
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Las Cafeteras, courtesy photo.

Las Cafeteras will perform at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater on Saturday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

With a foundation in traditional Son Jarocho sounds, Las Cafeteras adds Afro-Caribbean marimbol and cajón, poetry in English and Spanglish, and instruments like jarana, requinto, a donkey jawbone, and a wooden platform called the tarima.

Las Cafeteras began in 2005 as a group of students in El Sereno, Los Angeles, who were inspired to utilize teachings of Son Jarocho as a tool to empower and build autonomy, community and solidarity, while sharing the magic of this folk music from with the public. They’ve since become a favorite at LA community centers, churches, schools, parties, protests, youth conferences and weddings.

Tickets are $25 (plus applicable fees).

Buy tickets by calling (808) 242-SHOW (7469) or go online.

Click here for the pre-show dining menu from A.K.’s Cafe.

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