Friday, Sept 22nd, 2017
The New Parish
$15 ADV / $20 DOS / Age 18 And Up
ALBUM RELEASE PARTY!!!
La Misa Negra
La Misa Negra is a 7-piece band from Oakland, California that plays a unique blend of 1950's and 60's style cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Colombian dance music. Powered by horn and accordion-driven riffs, a fierce rhythm section, and a vintage Colombian sound, La Misa Negradelivers an electrifying performance that explodes with infectious dance grooves and punk rock energy. Since their live debut in the fall of 2011, they have toured the US, playing shows and festivals with the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, Florence and the Machine, Lenny Kravitz, Arcade Fire, Thievery Corporation, George Clinton, JulietaVenegas, Ozomatli, Mon Laferte, Budos Band, Ana Tijoux, and BombaEstereo. On the strength of their wild and one-of-a-kind shows, La MisaNegra has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting live bands to emerge from the Bay Area in recent years, garnering a diverse fan base that transcends musical, cultural, and generational divides.
Gina Madrid formerly Raw-G, Born and raised in Guadalajara Mexico. She brings her own distinct cross-cultural, multi-lingual, politically charged Hip-Hop to the Bay Area music scene captivating audiences with her passionate and aggressive performances.
Gina Madrid left Mexico and moved to Oakland California in 1999, where she learned english by translating Hip-Hop lyrics from 2pac,
The Fugees, and KRS-1.
Gina Madrid developed an engaging, insightful, social conscious flow that challenges our musical and gender preconceptions of Hip-Hop culture. She has performed with artists such as Ghostface Killah, Mobb Deep, DJ Premier, KRS-One, Ozomatli, Royce Da 5’9, Ana Tojoux, La Mala, Natalia Lafourcade to name a few.
She is definitely one the most exciting MC's to come out of Oakland California and an artist to keep an eye on. Her EP 'Esperanza' released July 14, 2015. This project contains collaborations with Gift Of Gab of Blackalicious, DJ Shadow, Lila Rose and other Bay Area artists.
«Her work as both an artist and promoter represents the social consciousness and raw heart of both Mexico and Oakland»