Jun 9, 1pm to 3pm, The Musical Offering Cafe, 2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Donation-based entry: $5-$10 Sliding Scale
This is an all ages jam, held by the Bay Area Bomba y Plena Workshop! This event is family friendly and encourages your participation. We will dance, sing, play drums and enjoy delicious food by Los Cilantros. Bring your voice, barriles, faldas and maracas as we sing, play and dance in community!
Bomba is a traditional form of Puerto Rican music and dance. The central feature of all bomba dancing is its improvisational character. The dancer calls, with her or his moves, for specific accents and figures, piquetes, that the drummer has to execute on the drum. This occurs in the form of a friendly yet fiery competition where each dancer and drummer showcases their skills.
Musically, bomba features the use of the drum and other percussion instruments in combination with an African derived call and response vocal style.
The Batey Boricua community jam is brought to you by The Bomba y Plena Workshop at La Peña. Classes for children are a (View Full Event Description Here: https://lapena.org/event/batey-boricua-community-jam/2019-06-09/)
Jun 9, 2pm to 5pm, La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. , Berkeley
Jun 9, 3pm to 4pm, Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts, 1537 Euclid Ave, Berkeley
We are SOLD OUT of advance tickets for this show. There will be standing-room-only tickets available at the door, after the show has started.
Premium tickets guarantee seating in the front, center section between the stage and soundboard. Choice of seating within the Premium section is on a first-come, first-served basis.
All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee.
Jun 9, 7pm to 9pm, Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, 94704