Jarana Beat

Jarana Beat Julio Pantoja

The fandango jarocho was born of the mixture of cultures in the old neo-Hispanic Caribbean. Today it crosses borders and incorporates activism and protest without losing its inclusive, fun and pagan essence through music, dance and poetry. Jarana Beat presents a fandango concert in Veracruz-New York style with musicians from Montreal’s local scene.

Fandango Mani-Fiestón

The fandango jarocho was born of the mixture of cultures in the old neo-Hispanic Caribbean. Today it crosses borders and incorporates activism and protest without losing its inclusive, fun and pagan essence through music, dance and poetry. Jarana Beat presents a fandango concert in Veracruz-New York style with musicians from Montreal’s local scene.

Biography

Jarana Beat is a world music band that incorporates dance and activism. With Afro-Amerindian Mexican sounds, it offers a new interpretation that blends the origins of Mexican music with contemporary elements and draws from other cultures in the New York scene that share the same roots.

Media

Jarana Beat Edited by Victor Bautista

Additional Info

  • Encuentro Location (Montréal): Rialto Theatre
  • Date: June 28, 2014