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April 11, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
EL TAMBÓ: Cumbia Dance Party feat. La Misa Negra – KXCI Presents!
Club Congress, 311 E. Congress Street, Tucson
Tucson’s best tropical bass party returns, bringing you Oakland’s LA MISA NEGRA in their Arizona debut––a nine piece cumbia band fronted by two female singers and playing irresistible cumbia originals! You’ll want to be on the dance floor when LMN hits the Club Congress stage, get your tickets early, this one is going to be packed. Hosted by Tucson’s DJ Dirtyverbs spinning the best in tropical bass and vinyl rarities. ¡WEPA!
La Misa Negra (Black Mass or Black Ritual) is an 8-piece band from Oakland, California that plays a unique blend of 1950′s and 60′s style cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Colombian dance music. The symbolism behind their name pays tribute to the genre’s African roots and Caribbean heritage, and celebrates the spirit and ritual of dance. Powered by horn and accordion-driven riffs, a fierce rhythm section, and a vintage Colombian sound, La Misa Negra delivers an electrifying performance that explodes with infectious dance grooves and punk rock energy. Since their live debut in the fall of 2011, they have been exorcising bodies on the dance floor and proving, through dance and sweat, that La Misa Negra is not just a band, but a PARTY!