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Interview: Local Flavor Magazine

Download the full interview (PDF) (Story by Stephanie Hainsfurther / Photographs by Liz Lopez) Baracutanga means “people dancing” and that’s what happened at the band’s first gig, 10 years ago. “We played for hours. They made the last call at…

Baracutanga – Music in Corrales

Baracutanga is a seven-piece band representing four different countries (Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, and the USA) that prides itself on arranging traditional South American rhythms in new and interesting ways. This kind of experimentation, blending ancestral traditions with a modern sensibility,…

Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto with Baracutanga

South American pan-Latin powerhouse Baracutanga joins Colombia’s folk-cumbia legends Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto on their U.S. tour, for a night of Andean and Afro-Colombian rhythms. More information and Tickets: http://www.nhccnm.org/event/baracutanga-los-gaiteros-de-san-jacinto/  

The new ‘canción protesta’

Musical activism in the Trump era Baracutanga: Way More than “Shake it, Baby!” “Paz describes Baracutanga’s music as celebrating diversity from its very beginnings, in particular the Hispanic and Native American roots of the state. Some of their songs also…