When: Fri., June 9, 8-11:45 p.m. 2017
The Berkeley World Music Festival opens Friday, June 9 with a FREE kick-off party at La Peña Cultural Center! The party features the cross-cultural exchange between Spain, Peru & Cuba. Afro-Peruvian master percussionist Peta Robles leads multi-textured drumming of the Cajon. Cuban Rumba musicians will give context to the congas, bongos and other African-diaspora expressions in Cuba. Come celebrate these cross-cultural musical fusions and their original elements at our official Kickoff Party at La Peña!