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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    FALL 2015 TOUR DATES (More shows TBA)

    We are excited to announce our Fall 2015 Tour!  More shows TO BE ANNOUNCED! Let us know if you want to see us in your town and we will do our best to make it happen! 9/18 Stillwater, OK OSU Allied Arts 9/19 Kansas City, MO  Knuckleheads Saloon 9/25 Iowa City, IA  The Mill Restaurant & Club 9/26 Des Moines, IA […]

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    “La Bamba Rebelde” Official theme song- “Bajo El Mismo Cielo” (Telemundo)

    We are excited to announce that our song, “La Bamba Rebelde” will be the OFFICIAL Theme song for the Telemundo​ Novela, BAJO EL MISMO CIELO about the life & struggle of an Undocumented worker in the U.S. Show Airs EVERY NIGHT @ 8pm CST/9pm Eastern Time http://www.telemundo.com/novelas/bajo-el-mismo-cielo

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    EASTLOS HIGH Feature!

    Your favorite Chican@s are back and featured in Season 3 of  EASTLOS HIGH– A Hulu Exclusive Series, featuring an all Latino cast, director, writers and creators—many hailing from East L.A! Look out for a guest appearance of Las Cafeteras on Episode 4! Watch EASTLOS HIGH anytime online right here: http://www.hulu.com/east-los-high ​ Want to know more about EASTLOS HIGH?  Click here:  […]

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    !AGUAS! SUMMER TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT

    Las Cafeteras are going on the road again! Check out our !AGUAS! Summer Tour dates near you!

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    Identity, Love, Culture, and Las Cafeteras (GYPSET MAGAZINE)

    By: Julie Iseli Originally published in GYPSET MAGAZINE http://gypsetmagazine.com/identity-love-culture-and-las-cafeteras Photo Credit: Piero F. Giunti When you hear the name Las Cafeteras, what is the first definition that comes to mind? The most popular answer would be:  a group of females that either drink coffee or own/work at a coffee plantation, well, that would be the […]

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    REMEZCLA Exclusive Premiere: MUJER SOY Music Video

    REMEZCLVIDEO EXCLUSIVE Las Cafeteras Video for “Mujer Soy” Celebrates Women’s History Month By Maribel Falcón   “Mujer Soy” is the latest song to be released by East LA’s urban folk sensation Las Cafeteras. The band is known for it’s socially-conscious music, and “Mujer Soy” is released in light of the recent celebrations and demonstrations held […]