Are you enjoying the weekend so far? In case you need ideas, here are some world music options for tonight:
Rockotitlán Chicago presents Benjamin Anaya Gonzalez y Los Extranos Unidos at LA TABERNA TAPAS on Halsted
Festive Fandango with Jarochicanos and the Socialists at Colibri Gallery.Fandangos are community celebrations that feature Son Jarocho music and dance, a genre from Southern Veracruz, Mexico, which combines Afro-Caribbean, Spanish and indigenous traditions.
Soul, Jazz & Afro-Latin rhythms with SOULPHONETICS‘s monthly Dance Syndrome event at Butterfly Social Club. I attended this event last month and I had a blast. Couldn’t stop dancing. Special guest for this Saturday: Afro-Puerto Rican group Nuestro Tambo. No cover
The guys from Bandoleros are inviting us to pashachicago this Saturday, May 28th to celebrate the release of their new album. Everyone in attendance will get a free copy of the new CD.
Tango showcase and wine tasting at Ukranian Cultural Center
5-Time Winner of The Chicago Music Awards: Funkadesi at Mayne Stage
Mauro Frosio is a virtuoso pianist from Argentina that plays with famous local Spanish Rumba band Bandoleros. You may have seen him perform with them during the weekends at Pasha. Tonight, he will present the premier of his own show at RUMBA (351 W. Hubbard in Chicago) . It will be a night of Tango and Latin music. This is a free concert and it goes from 7 to 9 pm .Call 312.222.1442, if dining at Rumba or just walk in.