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Saturday, May 26
 

3:20pm PDT

Bluefish Tango
Classic Tango & Milonga Dances

Saturday May 26, 2012 3:20pm - 4:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Tango Dance: Sponsored by Univision-Seattle
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • Biography Together for 7 years, the band specializes in the works of Piazzolla as well as classical Tango Dance tunes.

4:15pm PDT

Ben Thomas and Tangent Tango
Beautiful Tango Dances

Saturday May 26, 2012 4:15pm - 5:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085

5:15pm PDT

The Rouge & Noir Tango Orchestra
Argentine Tango 1920-1960's

Saturday May 26, 2012 5:15pm - 6:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Tango Dance: Sponsored by Univision-Seattle

7:00pm PDT

The Cumbieros
Come dance with us! ESO!!!!!!!

Saturday May 26, 2012 7:00pm - 7:30pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography The Cumbieros are a cumbia band from Seattle, WA that started in the spring of 2011 and have grown to 9 members (3 Chileans, 1 Brazilian and 5 Americans) to date. Featuring such instruments as guitar, violin, accordion and horns, The Cumbieros fuse traditional cumbia with ska and rock creating fun, high-energy music that drives everyone to the dance floor. Cumbia is a genre of music that originated in Columbia and is now extremely popular all across Latin America. The Cumbieros hope to help spread the popularity of this music to the Pacific Northwest and beyond with one goal in mind; getting people on the dance floor. Come dance with us! ESO!!!
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:00am PDT

Mariachi Huenachi
Mariachi

Sunday May 27, 2012 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography Mariachi Huenachi:www.whsmariachi.com The Wenatchee School District’s Mariachi Program has over 300 students district wide. Mariachi Huenachi is the advanced mariachi music class at Wenatchee High School and has earned a reputation as the best high school mariachi group in the State of Washington. Last year the group performed at over 40 events and festivals including games of the Seattle Seahawks,Mariners and Sounders, and at Chivas de Guadalajara games, Washington State University, University of Idaho, the Seattle Space Needle , Folklife Festival, Experience Music Project and for Governor Gregoire. In summer of 2009, Mariachi Huenachi shared the stage with the renowned group Los Tigres Del Norte

1:40pm PDT

Fofinho, Samia and Dinnen
Brazilian Samba and Choros

Sunday May 27, 2012 1:40pm - 2:10pm PDT
Alki Court Stage 47.62286, -122.35328
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • Biography All three members have been performing Brazilian music for many years. All three have visited Brazil many times and also studied at music camps and workshops. Samia has a aradio show on KBCS Saturday afternoons at 2:00 p.m.

2:00pm PDT

The Violin Music of Mexico's Tierra Caliente Region
With Paul Anastasio & Juan Barco

Sunday May 27, 2012 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Olympic Room 47.62292, -122.35512
  Music-Dance Workshop Application, (if applicable)
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • Biography Born at an early age, I began violin studies at 9. I play a lot of improvised music as well as Mexican folk violin styles. (Paul A)

7:00pm PDT

Eduardo Mendonça & Show Brazil!
Brazilian Music and Dance

Sunday May 27, 2012 7:00pm - 7:30pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, Show Brazil!
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography Show Brazil!, which has gained much recognition in the past 15 years, has performed throughout United States, Canada and Brazil. Show Brazil!’s band leader and Director Eduardo Mendonça, a native of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, traces his lineage to a royal African family bearing the hereditary title of Mama-Beka ("prophet of the royal court"), as documented by the Instituto Geográfico e Histórico da Bahia. Eduardo who recently performed for legendary Brazilian musicians Geraldo Azevedo, Roberto Menescal, Alcione and Jorge Ben Jor. Mendonça had the honor to play twice for the 14th Dalai Lama (Seattle, WA, USA, 2008); Pope John Paul II’s welcome to Brazil, former South Africa President Nelson Mandela (Seattle, WA, USA, 1999), Brazilian President João Baptista Figueiredo (Brazil – 1999), and he was featured in a Paul Simon documentary video in 1991. In addition, Eduardo Mendonça is: - Former MusicianFellow for Music National Service created under Serve America Act signed on April 21st, 2009 by President Barack Obama. (2009-2010) - Winner of “Spirit of Liberty Award 2009” – Award for an immigrant who has made outstanding contribution to his adopted country, the U.S.A. while maintaining his ethnic heritage. – Ethnic Heritage Council of Seattle. - Winner of “Outstanding Brazilian Male Singer based in The U.S.” for the 2007 Annual Brazilian International PRESS AWARD (Florida); - Winner of "Tribute for Excellence and Achievements in Advancement of Performing Arts and Education of the Brazilian Music in 2006" - Centro Cultural Hispano Americano and University of Washington.

7:15pm PDT

Paul Anastasio's Fire of Tierra Caliente
S.W. Mexican violin music

Sunday May 27, 2012 7:15pm - 7:40pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 47.62109, -122.35258
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography Born at an early age, I began playing the violin before I had good sense. Against almost insurmountable odds, I became incredibly famous, making hundreds in a given year. Despite all this, I remain a nice guy.

7:40pm PDT

Samba Ja
Brazilian dance music

Sunday May 27, 2012 7:40pm - 8:10pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, Show Brazil!
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography We are a high-energy percussion ensemble playing Afro-Brazilian street music from all over Brazil.

8:15pm PDT

Samba Olywa
Community Samba Ensemble

Sunday May 27, 2012 8:15pm - 8:45pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, Show Brazil!
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • URL
  • Biography Samba Olywa is an amateur drum and dance group dedicated to creating community by learning and sharing Samba and other Brazilian rhythms.

8:50pm PDT

VamoLá! Brazilian Drum & Dance Ensemble

Exuberant Drumming & Dancing


Sunday May 27, 2012 8:50pm - 9:20pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music & Dance Performance, Show Brazil!
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography VamoLá brings to life the celebratory spirit of Brazilian carnival! They emphasize samba—“the essence of the Brazilian musical soul” They want to envelop the audience in driving rhythms, and invite viewers of all ages to join in the celebration!
  • website http://vamola.org

9:30pm PDT

Batucada Yemanja'
Samba and Chorinho of Brazil

Sunday May 27, 2012 9:30pm - 10:00pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, Show Brazil!
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • URL
  • Biography Batucada Yemanja was founded in 1978, and is the oldest batucada in the USA. Batucada Yemanja has played at Bumbershoot, Rhythm Fest and with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Seattle Symphony 's Soundbridge series. Batucada Yemanja performs samba batucada, samba de roda, chorinho and pagode and operates as a non-profit organization supporting children in Brazil and Zimbabwe. Their websiite is www.batucadayemanja.4t.com
 
Monday, May 28
 

1:00pm PDT

Trio Lucero del Norte
Son Huasteco

Monday May 28, 2012 1:00pm - 1:30pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 47.62109, -122.35258
  Music Performance, Latin Folkloric Show
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography Trio Lucero del Norte plays music from the Huasteca region of Mexico. The group was started by Kim Muñoz, Jose Hernandez and Modesto Hernandez two musicians who grew with this music. Jose Hernandez was born into a family of son huasteco musicians. The group continues today with Jose Hernandez and Kim Munoz, accompanied by muscians Tim Weitmeiller and Abel Rocha.

1:40pm PDT

Los Flacos
Latin American Folk Music

Monday May 28, 2012 1:40pm - 2:10pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 47.62109, -122.35258
  Music Performance, Latin Folkloric Show

2:15pm PDT

La Banda Gozona
Oaxacan Brass and Wind

Monday May 28, 2012 2:15pm - 2:45pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • URL
  • Biography With the help of musicians and arrangers in Oaxaca, we have been playing the fiesta music of Oaxaca in the SEattle Area since 2003

2:20pm PDT

Diego Coy Musica Colombiana
Colombia, Folk, Afro-Colombian

Monday May 28, 2012 2:20pm - 2:50pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 47.62109, -122.35258
  Music Performance, Latin Folkloric Show
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography Diego Coy is from Santiago de Cali, Colombia. He is the former musical director of “Fundacion Viva La Musica” and “Fundacion Funmusica” in Cali, Colombia where he taught Colombian folk music. He began his musical career in 1986 at the “Instituto Popular de Cultura de Armenia” in Quindio, Colombia. In 1990 he furthered his musical studies at Colombia's Universidad del Valle in Cali. After that, Diego began his years of journey, traveling to Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru to learn the musical traditions and various wind instruments and South American percussion of native Andean cultures. It was during this time that he mastered the quena and the zampoña, and learned to handmake his own instruments. In 1994 he also contributed his craft skills of hand-made quenas and zampoña for a project called “Timpano” sponsored by Colombian government through “Funmusica”. He donated 100 quenas, 100 traverse flutes and 50 zampoñas and taught children in need how to play them. In 1996 he served as the director of “Grupo Juglares”, which was the declared winner at the “Festival José A. Morales El Socorro” in Santander, Colombia. As a prize, the group was invited to perform at the “Fiesta Latina” in South Carolina. In 1997 he played together with his new band members of “Viva la Musica” in Hiroshima, Japan at the famous Flower Festival. He also performed with “Viva la Musica” as member and director at the Festival of Tolerance in Prague, Czech Republic. Diego has since played in Italy, France, and various cities across the US. Since coming to Seattle in 2003, Diego has been performing at the Northwest Folklife Festival, Washington Flute Circle, University of Washington World Series, Seattle Symphony Educational Program, Seattle Rhythm Festival, Seattle Fiestas Patrias, Seattle Sea Fair, and more. Diego has received a recording grant from the King County 4Culture Special Project and “Quinbaya Award” from Centro Cultural Hispano Americano Organization in Washington.

3:00pm PDT

Enrique Wetzel & Laura Oviedo
Wetzel Oviedo Latinamerican

Monday May 28, 2012 3:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 47.62109, -122.35258
  Music Performance, Latin Folkloric Show
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
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  • Biography Since 2005, we've been performing traditional folk music from Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Mexico, and Cuba), which is beautiful 'nostalgia' music for the hispanic community and a wonderful cultural introduction for American audiences.

6:10pm PDT

Alma y Azúcar
Diverse, Exciting Latin Styles

Monday May 28, 2012 6:10pm - 7:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Participatory Dance, Salsa Dance: Sponsored by Univision-Seattle
  • Genre EMI -- Latin America - MUSIC
  • URL
  • Biography Alma y Azúcar brings you an exquisite and passionate selection of Latin styles and flavors. From the bouncy feel of “Perfidia” and “Quizas” to the passionate tango version of “Besame Mucho”, the sultry bossa nova “Waters of March” and the salsa sound of “Bemba Colorá” or “Oye Como Va”, these tunes have captured hearts and entertained internationally for decades. In addition, Alma y Azúcar pays tribute to many numbers originated and made famous by “La Reina de La Salsa”, the late Celia Cruz. Band leader, Alma Villegas started her professional music career in 2001 when she performed with two of Seattle’s most popular Latin salsa music ensembles. Her experiences in these two ensembles reconnected her to her youth in Mexico and led her to create a band that offered a more diverse selection focusing on the traditional bolero (Latin ballad), cha-chas, mid-tempo Latin jazz standards, a variety of Cuban rhythms, salsa and bossa novas.

7:10pm PDT

Cambalache
Salsa to the Next Level

Monday May 28, 2012 7:10pm - 8:00pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085