Making their Chicago debut, Charanga Cakewalk from Austin, Texas serves up a tasty mix of electric cumbia, reggae and various Latin rhythms for a unique danceable sound. Michael Ramos, the guiding force behind the band has a long history as a much sought after sideman with the likes of The Bo Deans, Los Lonely Boys and Robert Plant,is celebrating the release of this third Charanga album El Brown Recluse. The live show will feature Brian Ramos, the original lead singer of Grupo Fantasma.
Old Town School of Folk Music 9.30pm Free ticketed event. $5 suggested donation
4544 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago
A monthly exploration into the diverse sounds of deep house music in Chicago. Heavily infused with the rhythms of the Afro-Latin diaspora, this musical journey encompasses a variety of influences.
Subterranean 9pm Free B4 11pm, $3 thereafter
2011 W. North Ave, Chicago
| Planeta Azul is an artistically rich group of Brazilian musicians complimented by lovely Samba dancers, ‘Passistas’. This diverse group specializes in all forms of Brazilian music: Samba, Batucada/Brazilian Percussion, Bossa Nova /Brazilian Jazz, Samba Reggae and MPB, to name a few. Comprised of some of the most highly regarded musicians in the Chicago music scene (Brazilian and non): Luciano Antonio (Brazilian Jazz Guy), Felipe Fraga, Jack Zara, Eddie Gerber, and Geraldo De Oliveira
702 W. Fulton Market, Chicago
RomaSoul’s $3 Slivovitz Disaster at the Charleston!
DJ RomaSoul will provide the balkan beats, swing, gypsy, and other musics made for pounding the Slivovitz Brandy .
Charleston 10pm NO COVER
2076 N Hoyne Ave, Chicago