Bomba Estéreo and Joaquin Diaz

Global Roots Festival 2011
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 7:30pm
7:00pm

FREE! (Cedar donors admitted first). Standing show

Bomba Estéreo

The second night for Global Roots Festival 2011 celebrates the vibrant dance music of the Caribbean and Latin America.

Singer and accordionist Joaquin Diaz plays infectious merengue dance music from the Caribbean. Colombian sensation Bombo Estéreo returns to the Cedar with their unique "Electro Tropical." Joaquin Diaz will play first, followed by Bombo Estéreo.

This event is FREE! Cedar donors will have the option of early admission (6.45pm). Standing show.

Teachers and educational organizations: Are you interested in scheduling a daytime class visit with musicians participating in the Global Roots Festival? Please contact The Cedar at 612-338-2674 ext 0, or info@thecedar.org to discuss possibilities.

Bomba Estéreo
Bomba Estéreo came together as a project organized by Simon Mejia in 2005, forming within the rich underground electronic scene that has become Bogota, Colombia. Recruiting fierce singer Liliana Saumet to join the group, Bomba Estéreo expanded its sound and...
Joaquin Diaz
"In Diaz's hands merengue is hard-core stuff, an exhilarating polyrhythmic ride on a runaway train.''  World Music Festival of ChicagoJoaquin Diaz is one of the best of a new breed of traditional merengue artist. His repertoire is a mixture of...

Major Funders

NEA logoThis activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.Minnesota State Arts BoardThe McKnight FoundationTarget

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.