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July 2015

$18 – $30


July 16, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Presented by TusSoni2 Bajofondo is comprised of Gustavo Santaolalla on guitar, percussion, and vocals; Juan Campodónico on programming, beats, samples and guitar; Luciano Supervielle on piano, keyboards and scratch; Javier Casalla on violin; Martín Ferrés on bandoneon; Gabriel Casacuberta on upright bass and electric bass; Adrián Sosa on drums; and Verónica Loza as VJ and on vocals. Gustavo Santaolalla is the two-time Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning composer of Brokeback Mountain and Babel. The Argentine musician was named Producer of…

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Celebrate Clark St. World Music Festival 10th Anniversary!

July 18, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - July 19, 2015 @ 10:00 pm

We’re getting our Global Groove on, Partying for Peace, and showing Chicago the power of Culture and Community. Join us this weekend on our 10th anniversary!

Please make sure to donate at the gate as this festival is an independently produced community effort!

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Bomba Estéreo – Album Release Show

July 26, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Buy your tickets in advance before they sell out!

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August 2015

Los Van Van

August 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

“The undisputed king of Cuban dance orchestras and one of the most influential forces ever in Afro-Cuban music” – Los Angeles Times

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$10 – $20

Dengue Dengue Dengue & Chancha Via Circuito

August 14, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Presented in collaboration with TusSoni2 Dengue Dengue Dengue! is a tropical storm of electronic psychedelia directly from Lima, Perú. A project always in evolution, exploring rhythms and sounds from Peru and all over the world with electronic beats and basslines.. Behind the masks are Felipe Salmon and Rafael Pereira, two producers, dj’s and graphic designers. For their live performances they team up with Nadia Escalante (A.K.A. Vj Sixta) for a full Audiovisual Show. DDD was born in mid-2010 and immediately…

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February 2016

$20 – $25

Brazilian Carnaval 2016

February 6, 2016 @ 9:00 pm

Our annual Brazilian Carnaval celebration, hosted by Marcos Oliveira, is a yearly highlight!

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March 2016


La Mala Rodriguez

March 24, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Presented by our friends TusSoni2 Spanish rap star Mala Rodríguez rose to fame quickly, working with some of Spain’s top hip-hop producers and earning plenty of attention with her socially minded lyrics and strong femininity. She arose from the fertile hip-hop scene of Seville during the late ’90s — known then as La Mala, an indication of the hardcore nature of her early work — and she relocated to Madrid once her career prospects appeared promising. Her debut album, Lujo…

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April 2016

$15 – $20

Las Cafeteras

April 9, 2016 @ 8:30 pm

“Creative, Socially Conscious, it’s perfect”- NPR
“Urgent, relevant music” – BBC

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July 2016


EL MENEO late night with Hector Guerra

July 13, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Hector Guerra is an MC and Hispanic-Bolivian producer who’s style is a mixture between traditional Latin music such as cumbia, salsa, banda music, and Andean music, together with urban music such as hiphop, dancehall, reggae, and electronic.  He recently released the album “AMOR” in the United States, Mexico, and Europe.  This album, his second as a soloist, has been considered one of the best records of the year on the lists of Al Borde and KPFK ‘s Travel Tips to Aztlán, and…

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$5 – $10

11th Annual Celebrate Clark St. World Music Festival

July 16, 2016 - July 17, 2016

A World Music Summer Highlight for the whole family!

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August 2016

$10 – $21

Quitapenas + Los Guapachosos

August 25, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am

QUITA PENAS : Is a tropical Afro-Latin combo was born under the warm California sun in 2011. They borrow aesthetics from the radical 60s, 70s and 80s. Each song echoes a remix of history and invites one to engage in the liberating evenings of Angola, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and beyond. The name means “to remove worries.” Everybody has a “pena” and the mission of QUITAPENAS is simple: to make you dance and leave you worriless. www.quitapenasmusic.com

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December 2016


La Mala Rodriguez – New Year’s Eve (Holiday Ticket Sale)

December 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2017 @ 2:00 am

Sound Culture Holiday Special 4 Pack! Buy 4 GA tickets for the price of 3 here: http://bit.ly/LaMalaNYE

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March 2017

$15 – $20

Las Cafeteras

March 3, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

“blending contemporary Afro-Mexican rhythms and hip-hop beats with the centuries-old musical genre…Las Cafeteras aim to represent the culture of East L.A. in music.” -LA Magazine

“Creative, Socially Conscious, it’s perfect”- NPR

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October 2017


Songhoy Blues

October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Enjoy $10 off with code RESISTANCE at ticket checkout!

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La Santa Cecilia

October 7, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Grammy Award winning La Santa Cecilia exemplifies the modern-day creative hybrid of Latin culture, rock and world music. This six-member group draws inspiration from all over the world, utilizing Pan-American rhythms like cumbia, bossa nova, rumba, bolero, tango, jazz, rock and klezmer music .Their unique sound and the experience of their colorful, passionate performance leaves fans and new listeners mesmerized. They are proud to be from the City of Angels.

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January 2018

$12 – $17


January 12, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - 1:00 am

“La Dame Blanche is a pan-Caribbean powerhouse.” – New York Times With her explosive mix of hip hop, cumbia, dancehall and reggae, the Cuban singer, flautist and percussionist Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche delivers a powerful and compelling sound which summons the spirits. Before unfurling her costume Yaite has travelled a long and sometimes hard road. Everything starts in Cuba where she was born, in the heart of an awe inspiring musical cauldron on which reigns the figure…

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February 2018

$18 – $25


February 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

The New Golden Age of Latin Music is being created right here in the United States. The Mexican-American communities of Arizona and California have emerged as hotbeds of musical creativity, merging styles that reflect the changing borders and shared cultural identities between Mexico and the United States. Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras are two of today’s most exciting bands, forging inspired new paths for the fabled Latin sound. The infectious indie mambo band Orkesta Mendoza mix a multitude of Latin…

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June 2018


LatiNxt | June 15 & 16

June 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

LatiNxt, presented by Sol, is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds. As the population’s demographics evolve into a Latinx majority in the United States, first and second generation Latinxs are establishing a new cultural identity informed by both their heritage and culture. This vibrant melting pot of ideas and innovation is shaping the global music community, however it continues to develop…

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September 2018

Café Tacvba

September 28, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - September 30, 2018 @ 11:30 pm

Concord Music Hall, V5 Group, and TUSSONI2 Present… CAFÉ TACVBA w/ Ruen Brothers Friday, September 28th Doors: 9:00pm Ages: 17+ w/ govt issued ID ON SALE NOW Saturday, September 29th Doors: 8:00pm SOLD OUT Sunday, September 30th Doors: 8:00pm Ages: 17+ w/ govt issued ID ON SALE NOW “Not unlike Radiohead, they just keep evolving in unpredictable ways.” — Nic Harcourt KCRW “One of the biggest and most iconic Latin American bands.” — Billboard “Mexico’s premier rock band… The group…

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October 2018

Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra

October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

The sublime madness of Goran Bregovic and his Wedding and Funeral Orchestra is back for a dizzying, ecstatic reprise! This trans-Balkan musical feast features Gypsy brass players & Bulgarian vocalists in a kaleidoscope of action, color and intoxicating beats.

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