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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    LISTEN! Politically Reactive PODCAST: Comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh & Las Cafeteras are EVERYTHING Trump Fears

    Link: http://www.politicallyreactive.com/We’re SUPER excited to share this amazing podcast, POLITICALLY REACTIVE with comedians W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu!  They also bring on Muslim Comedian and Feminist Zahra Noorbakhsh to Co-host this episode! After you listen to this podcast with Las Cafeteras, make sure to listen to all of their other episodes … Our Favorite episodes […]

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    2016 People’s Party Tour

    Hey lovelies! Our People’s Party Tour is going Coast to Coast and even into Canada! We’re bringing that LA Sunshine and making sure people feel inspired to keep moving in their lives and in the movement. 🚌💃🏾 Get your Tix Now & let your friends know! (Click on UPCOMING SHOWS —-> for tix)     […]

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    LATV! Las Cafeteras, The Mix of Talent | The Zoo

    Published on May 27, 2016 Season 1 Episode 8: 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. […]

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    Las Cafeteras Takes Their Music And Politics on Tour. Rising Up With Sonali

    Had the chance to dialogue with the powerful Sonali Kolhatkar on Rising up with Sonali! Take a listen and learn more about what Las Cafeteras is about… https://kpfa.org/tag/la-cafeteras/

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    Chicago! Live at Thalia Hall 4/9!

    That’s right! We’re coming to Chicago THIS Saturday, April 9th for one night only.  Come catch this very special show with Chicago ska band Los Vicios de Papá at Thalia Hall in Pilsen. Also, we got much love for our Chicago educators. So all Chicago teachers at the show get a free CD! Spread the […]

  • Las Cafeteras Spring Tour 2016

    New Spring Dates Announced!!

    It’s that time of the year. The snow is melting, the smell of orange blossoms fills the air, and new tour dates are springing up all across the country. Share the flier with your friends & click on the city links below to get tickets & more info! Click on the links below for more […]