About this Event
THE BARN CONCERT
THURSDAY JUNE 1ST
SON ROMPE PERA, QUITAPENAS, & KUCR DJS
Mexico City’s SON ROMPE PERA began performing at local events alongside their father when they were kids, accompanying him on the traditional Mexican marimba. Today, they are at the forefront of the contemporary international cumbia scene, as they take what they learned in their youth to new heights and push the marimba to its limits. Their absolutely unique blend of sounds comes as the result of a typical youthful rebellion, when as teenagers they left behind their marimba upbringing and began to play in various punk and psychobilly bands. Now they´ve come full circle, incorporating the marimba together with their rock influences, giving it a new twist never before seen.
As the band puts it, QUITAPENAS is one word, all caps, four syllables, “all claps,” an apt name that gives you a taste of their rhythmic contagion. Deeper than that, QUITAPENAS literally translates as “to remove worries,” which is exactly what they do when they play their music. They are modern day urban Latinx curanderos, healers with mystical musical second sight giving their creative output a restorative power that touches their audiences wherever and whenever they encounter them.
DOORS AT 5PM / ALL AGES / OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
FREE PARKING AVAILABLE AT LOT 30 AFTER 6PM
FREE FOR UCR STUDENTS, FACULTY, & STAFF
$15 GA / NO CASH ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR
PARKING INFO: Hourly Pay-by Space-parking available in lots 1, 4, 5, and 6. Permits are available only for the specified numbered parking space purchased. Purchase at permit vending machine at the lot or via the Parkmobile app. For more information, visit: www.parkmobile.com or call 1(877) 727-5932. Free Parking for all guest in Lot 30 After 6pm. For UCR parking pass holders free parking in Lot 1, 5, or 6 after 6pm