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Friday, August 28, 2009

C, C Puede: Latin Showcase Sunday

Posted By on Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:00 AM

click to enlarge Here's the Asada: Carne Cruda - TOMAS HERNANDEZ
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  • Here's the Asada: Carne Cruda
Latin fusion: it's not just for breakfast anymore. It's for breakfast, lunch and dinner. With that in mind, three forward-thinking Latin music acts appear at Café du Nord this Sunday, in a showcase called "C, the Musical." The reasoning behind the title? All three band's names' begin with the alphabet's third letter: Cuban Cowboys, Carne Cruda, and Cordero.

A brief description of the bands follows: Oakland's Carne Cruda  "isn't afraid to mash The Ventures against the Buena Vista Social Club and see what comes out"; Brooklyn's Cordero  "is equally at home amongst the New York art rock scene or the vibrant Rock en Espanol movement"; and SF's Cuban Cowboys  are "armed with mambo riffs, swooning surf guitar, and a killer live show."

All in all, should be a fun time for anyone into Latin rhythms and/or adventurous indie rock types.

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