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Ozomatli @ The New Parish 

Wednesday, Jul 13 2016
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Ozomatli isn't messing around and it has the Grammys to prove it. The band's 2001 release Embrace the Chaos won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album, an award the band won again in 2005. The Los Angeles band blends hip-hop and rock with fiery horns, Latin guitar licks, and funky bass, and has a reputation for lively performances. The sextet will be playing not one, not two, but three shows in Oakland this weekend. Its Saturday daytime show will be a bit different from its night shows, though. The band will be playing an all-ages kid-friendly set — in 2012, the band released Ozomatli Presents OzoKidz — so plan which show you attend accordingly.

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