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La Mixta Criolla’s Rumba Ryhtmic Traditions | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Jessie Square) | 760 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2018 | SF

Between May and October in 2018, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens.

Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs.

The Bay Area doesn’t boast a large Puerto Rican population but what the community lacks in numbers it makes up for with fervent spirit. No group has done more to bring the island’s verdant culture to Bay Area stages in recent years than La Mixta Criolla.

Featuring Camilo Landau on the four-string cuatro, bassist Ayla Dávila, Sandra García Rivera on güícharo (gourd scraper), and percussionists Javier Navarrette (timbal), Roman Ito Carrillo (bongó, barril and pandero), and Héctor Lugo (congas, barril and pandero) and all five on vocals, the band delves into an irresistible array of rhythmic traditions, including bomba, guaracha, jíbara, merengue, son, rumba, cumbia and beyond.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Funcheap Presents, Live Music, San Francisco, Top Annual Events
Address: 760 Mission St., San Francisco, CA
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