Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley
Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
It is a lyrical and danceable music genre that formed in the melding of three cultures: Arabic-Spanish, African and indigenous Mexican.
Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session
Every Third Friday | 8pm to 11pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
FREE, donations are very much welcome
The basic instrumentation of the son jarocho includes the jarana jarocha, guitarra de son (both guitar-like instruments) and zapateado (percussive footwork).
– Updated 6/26/19 – Event info last checked via website