Hispanic Musicians Celebrate Dignity and Rebellion

Berkeley, California, USA (PRWEB) – Estación Libre & La Peña presents El 20 y 10: A Celebration of Dignity and Rebellion. A recognition of global struggles
inspired by the Zapatista movement in Mexico. A night to celebrate the many
local & global struggles against Bush’s War, Neoliberalism, and to celebrate the
struggle for dignity & hope. With urban roots band Quinto Sol, South American
reggae sensation Red I & Chicano funk Raigambre.

Red I is coming to the East Bay at La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley (California) on Friday, April 2nd 2004. The International Reggae artist is touring in support of its independently released Unidad (Unity) debut CD.

RED I is a talented sing-jay/writer/producer/MC hailing from Chile. His music delivers fiery lyrical content, often bi-lingual, infused with messages of love and positive vibrations. Accompanied by an all star band, RED I lets loose with his Latino flavor to bring forward the Reggae of the future: Spicy Digital Roots with a message. ixing world beat, reggae and funk in their music, Raigambre brings its vibe from Sacramento.

Coming straight out of the barrio in East Los Angeles (L.A.), Quinto Sol is the
emerging source of cumbia reggae roots en Español in California. Political,
connected to the root, good to dance, revolutionary, big bass, big riddim
section, true lyrics, and a great live show can only start to tell the story.

PERFORMANCE DATE: 04 / 02 / 2004
LOCATION: La Pena Cultural Center
ADDRESS: 3105 Shattuck Ave.
CITY: Berkeley
PHONE: 510.849.2568
WEBSITE: www.lapena.org

TICKET PRICE: $10.00 Students w/id $7.00
AGE LIMIT: All ages
TIMES: Door 9 pm
OTHER BANDS ON BILL: Raigambre, Quinto Sol
Urban roots band Quinto Sol (East L.A.) & Chicano funk Raigambre (Sacramento)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.