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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    Pre-Order our New Album ‘TASTES LIKE LA’ in Vinyl, CD, and Digital Download!

    Con mucho AMOR we are very proud to announce the World-Wide release of our new album, “Tastes Like LA”, scheduled to release on April 14th, 2017! PRE-ORDER the album now, on CD and/or VINYL to get an autographed copy before it’s released! PRE-ORDER HERE:

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    Chi-Town “TASTES LIKE LA” Album Release Show

    CHICAGO! This Friday March 3rd! We’re excited to kick off our 2017-album release tour in Chi-Town. For Denise, who left LA in her early 20’s and spent around two years in Chicago getting her Master’s Degree from Loyola University, the city always has a special place in her heart. With a new album, new songs, […]

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    New Music from Las Cafeteras! Listen here: IF I WAS PRESIDENT  

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    TASTES LIKE LA – Album Release SPRING 2017 TOUR

    We are so excited to announce our “TASTES LIKE LA” – Album Release SPRING 2017 TOUR New LOGO. New TOUR. New ALBUM. New MUSIC. New BABY. All ready to bloom and coming to a city near you this March, April, May, and June! 3/3, Xicago, IL – Thalia Hall 3/9, Iowa City, IA – Univ. of […]

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    World-Premiere “IF I WAS PRESIDENT” single available now!

    ***WORLD PREMIERE*** Download our New Single, “IF I WAS PRESIDENT” to celebrate all the resistance & Love !  It’s time to ask yourself what YOU would do, if you were President! #IfIWasPresident. FREE Today Only.  

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

    Link:’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 […]