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Over the course of seven flabbergasting albums, this Los Angeles quintet (led by charismatic singer-accordionist Ricardo Guzman) has transformed Colombia and Venezuela’s mesmerizing funky cumbia, vallenato, parranda grooves into a bongo-furious urban sufferah’s sound that grabs your ass and doesn’t let go. Catch them here and/or track down the Greenpoint rooftop they’ll command on the Fourth.

Sat., July 5, 10:30 p.m., 2014

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 2, 2014

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