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June 27 @ 8:00 pm

Sergio Mendoza y La Orkestra

Rialto Theatre

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Sergio Mendoza y La Orkestra: It’s a safe bet that most of us haven’t heard the term “Indie Mambo” to describe a group before now, because such a style simply did not exist until young Sergio Mendoza invented it in late 2009, in Tucson, Arizona. The impetus? Mendoza was participating in an annual benefit event held at the world famous Club Congress, called ‘The Great Cover-Up,’ and had chosen the legendary Cuban bandleader Perez Prado as his coveree, as the rules of the event dictated. But combining that influence, as well as Cumbia and other Latin styles, with psychedelia-tinged rock music proved to be a formula that was extremely palatable, nay – savory, to Arizona music fans and Mendoza’s fellow musicians.

Details

Date:
June 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Cost:
$12.00 - $15.00
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Venue

Rialto Theatre
Phone:
520-740-1000
318 E. Congress Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
Website:
http://www.rialtotheatre.com/