“Juanes was blown away, clapping with hands over his head and giving a thumb’s up…” -My San Antonio Las Cafeteras are living a dream! We are so proud to report we were selected by Juanes himself as finalists to open his September concert in Miami! It took just two songs (Ya Me Voy and La […]
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Las Cafeteras offer interactive & critical workshops to university students across the U.S. Universities recently worked with include Vassar, Swarthmore, UC Davis, Connecticut College, Loyola, and the recent NCORE (National Conference on Race & Ethnicity) in New Orleans. Workshop Descriptions: 1. The Sounds of Resistance: From Storytelling to Movement Building. This interactive session allows participants […]
We have died and gone to Chican@ heaven! Not sure how this happened, but we had the honor of playing La Bamba Rebelde with East L.A. Chicano rock legends Los Lobos at Self Help Graphics’ 40th Anniversary Arte es Vida Awards Celebration on May 9, 2013. If it wasn’t on video we might still not believe […]
See some of our amazing adventures from LA to Austin…tell us what you think…watch it & help us spread this video! Whether it was playing for an immigrant rights rally in Phoenix, on the border town of El Paso overlooking Cuidad Juarez, or on the streets in Austin, Texas…Cafeteras came with LOVE to share a […]
Las Cafeteras SXSW Tour 2013! Extra! Extra! Las Cafeteras SXSW Tour Dates are in! We are super excited to share our movimiento y musica with all of y’all as we journey to SXSW in Austin! SATURDAY | MARCH 9, 6PM Pachanga Por La Causa | PUENTE 1306 E Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ All Ages | […]
— SXSW LATIN INDIE SHOW in LA — Join Las Cafeteras in kicking off our SXSW tour on the road to Austin! We are the only Latin@ Indie act representing L.A. at SXSW! LAS CAFETERAS SXSW Kick-Off Show Wednesday, February 27 @ 9pm 2 Special Cafeteras Sets (10pm & 11pm) @ Los Globos (Silverlake)Los Globos […]
Photo by Piero F. Giunti We welcome 2013 with gratitude and excitement! We had a blast in 2012 and went out with the bang as we performed in KCET’s 53rd Annual L.A. Holiday Celebration at the infamous Dorothy Chandler Pavilion! Check out this article honoring the music that was infused in community struggle and how […]
We are excited to see our album “It’s Time” featured on the front page of the LA Times’ Calendar Section! (Photo by Bret Hartman/ For The Times) Las Cafeteras says it knows — and you know — ‘It’s Time’ Las Cafeteras, the dynamic L.A. son jarocho band, releases ‘It’s Time’ on Tuesday, and it includes […]
Our new CD “It’s Time” is HERE! 10 songs to take you there & back, reminding you that it’s time! Listen to & download the album here: http://lascafeteras.bandcamp.com/ Buy the physical CD on our online store here! lascafeteras.bigcartel.com/ Now also available on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, & more!
Happy to be featured on the internationally known NPR’s ‘All Things Considered’ (89.9 KCRW & 89.3 KPCC)! Our “La Bamba Rebelded” was highlighted as a song ” about the plight of immigrants — the plight of people who come here to work, and who have a hard time. This is a song that’s all about empowerment […]
Great interview & short film of Las Cafeteras in the streets of East LA by Remezcla Musica City Session. If you didn’t know, now you know!
Friday, September 14th @ 6-10pm@ Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights! Join this event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/276709115776249/?ref=ts Yes, the chisme is true! Las Cafeteras are (finally) releasing the long-awaiting studio cd “IT’S TIME.” We are super excited to do this in conjunction with Caminarte and the Boyle Heights Farmers Market to make it a true open community […]
We are honored to open for the so-very-talented LILA DOWNS! Catch the shows on Friday,September 21st at the Grove of Anaheim and Saturday, September 22nd at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex in L.A! Purchase tickets/ RSVP at: Friday, September 21 @ The Grove of Anaheim http://www.citynati1nalgroveofanaheim.com/events/event_details.asp?id=2373 Saturday, September 22@ The Luckman Fine Arts Complex (L.A.) https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/139601282841901/ […]
Orale! Las Cafeteras are proud to present our first music video “La Bamba Rebelde” as our anthem; re-mixing the traditional to sing the stories of the new generation of Chican@s, Latin@s, people of color and all in solidarity who fight for dignity, love, and peace in the urban jungle of Los Angeles. Videographers and Producers: […]
Welcome to lascafeteras.com. We are excited to join the web world! Here, we will bring you exclusive information 24/7. Visit us for showtimes, photos, news updates and more! Ever wonder what we’re up to? We’ll keep you in the loop, sharing current updates and stories about our lives and musical journey from the colorful Los […]
It’s Time to Fly, It’s Time to Sing, It’s Time to Fight and It’s Time that Las Cafeteras release our CD ALREADY! We’re excited and proud to share our stories of love, struggle, & resistance through our musical journey in this crazy city of Los Angeles. A big hug to our producer Alexandro Gutierrez and […]
Las Cafeteras are making moves! We’re excited about our upcoming tour promoting our CD (“IT’S TIME”) this September, October & December 2012. We’re talking to folks in NYC, Chicago, Texas, Arizona, Baja California & throughout California. Also, thinking about the northwest… Want us to come to your city, rancho, or planet? Tell us where you […]
Thanks to all for your support, we exceeded our goal of raising $11,000 dollars. Through our kickstarter campaign, we raised $12,590 dollars. Let me say that again, we raised $12,590 dollars!!! Our flights to New York are now booked. We finally have enough funds to mix & master our 1st studio album, get them printed […]