Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado & inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community who is looking for love & fights for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. A remix of traditional Son Jarocho sounds, LAS CAFETERAS add Afro-Caribbean marimbol and cajón, poetry in English and Spanglish, and instruments like jarana, requinto, a donkey jawbone and a wooden platform called the Tarima.

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  • LC Fall 2014 Tour Dates Flyer

    NATIONAL FALL TOUR DATES!

    EXCITED TO BE FLYING FAR THIS FALL! Check out our Nat’l Fall Tour Schedule! 51 Days…31 shows…13 States…1 Goal…Spread Love!!!  

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    “THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND” RE-IMAGINED BY LAS CAFETERAS

    Published on Jul 3, 2014 Performed by Las Cafeteras in collaboration with The California Endowment, this video embodies our hopes for a brighter future, one which includes #HealthAndJustice4All. This music video was recorded live in the hills of East LA, and is a remix of the classic folk song, “This Land is Your Land” by […]

  • Tapas: Las Cafeteras on being Latino vegetarians

    Vegetarians of the WORLD! UNITE!!! Here’s our lil PSA about being Chican@ Vegetarians! Spread da Word & Share the Video!

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    We are made in Los Angeles. And we have a story to tell.

    Combining traditional instruments with the stories of our streets. We are made in Los Angeles.  And we have a story to tell. Watch it now!    

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    We’re ALL Connected Tour 2014

    Voted LA’s ‘Best Latin Alternative Band,’ Las Cafeteras comes to the East Coast to do more than just play music. Los Angeles, CA (February 6, 2014) – After a successful 3-month Northwest and Midwest Tour this past fall that had them open for groups like Juanes, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and the Los […]

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    Watch our Las Cafeteras mini-documentary! Thanks to cdsavoia!

    Las Cafeteras mini-documentary by cdsavoia