Indigenous Dance 

Son de Madera at La Pena.

Playing the sensuous folk dance music (son jarocho) of Veracruz and eastern Mexico, the acclaimed band Son de Madera brings its lively style and indigenous instruments, including the Veracruz harp and requinto (small plucked guitar), to La Peña on Monday. While it's great listening music, Son de Madera also plays for dancers; all five members are experts in zapateado dancing. The group was formed in 1992 to take this style to the rest of the world, and has performed in Europe and Canada as well as across the United States, releasing three CDs of its infectious music. 8 p.m., $15, $12. LaPena.org

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Latest in Music

Author Archives

  • Chilefornia Music

    Rafael Manriquez and Duamuxa
    • Oct 3, 2007
  • Critic's Choice for the week of October 3, 2007

    Our picks: Bryan Adams & George Thorogood, Sterling James benefit, The New Trust, Kev Choice, B'Nai Rebelfront, Rafael Manriquez, Duamuxa, Turn of the Screw and Girlyman
    • Oct 3, 2007
  • More»

Most Popular Stories

Special Reports

Holiday Guide 2016

A guide to this holiday season's gifts, outings, eats, and more.

Taste, Fall 2016

Everything you need to know about dining in and out in the East Bay.

© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation