Fri, Jun 22nd, 8-10pm, Jarocho & Zeferino – Traditional Music from Mexico with a modern twist
Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino - Son jarocho from Veracruz, Mexico – mixed with flamenco, jazz & baroque.
Radio Jarocho plays the rowdy, upbeat, and at times melancholic music of the countryside of Veracruz, Mexico, and has been mixing it with the sounds of New York’s urban life for over ten years. Having recently joined forces with son jarocho legend Zenen Zeferino, they deliver performances that are passionate, energetic, and true to the roots of the genre. Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino have played concerts at festivals and venues in the US east coast, including Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Le Poisson Rouge, Celebrate Mexico Now! and Celebrate Brooklyn. They just released "Rios de Norte y Sur" (Rivers of North and South), their first studio production together. With this album, Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino celebrate the music that unites Veracruz and New York, Mexico and the United States through original songs and new arrangements for old jarocho tunes, offering a modern take on a traditional genre by fusing it with sounds that have become part of New York City's musical fabric -- flamenco, cumbia, rock, baroque, and jazz. They will be touring British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest in the summer of 2018.
“The band's beautiful execution of the classics, new compositions faithful to the genre and gentle pushing of son jarocho's musical envelope refresh the music for these times.” – Catalina Maria Johnson, NPR Music.
"Radio Jarocho, the New York City-based band is the most established son jarocho outfit on the East Coast. " - Siddhartha Mitte, The Boston Globe.
This New York-based band mine flinty traditional Mexican jarocho music, then fracture it through a modern sensibility of their own.” – Jim Farber, Daily News.
Advance $10 (Showdate $15 / Kids $10) now
charge by phone (778) 421-2427,
cash @Rollin Art Centre,
service charges may apply
Char’s Landing 19+ (accompanied kids welcome) 4815 Argyle @5th Port Alberni V9Y 1V9 Tel: 778-421-2427 www.charslanding.com