Proceeds to benefit Aspiranet Oakland After-School Program.
Come out and dance & support a good cause. Also get your fill of Cumbia Tokeson before they take a small break!
Cumbia Tokeson is a forward-thinking take on cumbia. The band fuses Peruvian chicha, rooted in 70's guitar and psychedelia, mixing grooves of Colombian cumbia and rock with guitar-driven melodies, while adding reggae, funk, punk, and a touch of southern Mexico’s son jarocho. Definitely sweat-inducing dance music!
Cumbia Tokeson continues to build their fanbase, this past year having played with such artists as Celso Piña (Monterrey, Mexico), Bomba Estereo (Colombia), La Santa Cecilia (L.A.), Cumbia Machin (San Diego), Brwn Bflo, Pistolera (NY), Bang Data (S.F.) and Cafe Tacvba's Ruben Albarrans new project Hoppo! In their short existence Cumbia Tokeson has already been invited to share their sound at such places as Viva! Chicago’s Latin Music Festival, Reventonazo (University of Madison), and Chalk the Block (Texas). They finished off 2011 by being invited to open for Ozomatli at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Most recently they played Joshua Tree Music Festival in Southern California.