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Eastern Bloc Party at Malabomba! July 22nd!

  • El Cid 4212 W Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90029 United States (map)

It's an Eastern Bloc Party...MALABOMBA style!

On Friday, July 22nd, MALABOMBA! takes you from Eastern Europe to East LA with Balkan music duo EVA SALINA AND PETER STAN and City Terrace's own masters of Folklori-core EL HARU KUROI. We'll even have a stop in the Middle part of the East with a special bellydance performance by Ariel! Your hosts and DJs Jason Savvy and Cat Hair will of course be on hand to celebrate the release of the MALABOMBA! Mix Tape Vol. 3 with a bevvy of new tunes and old favorites. OPA!

New York-based singer Eva Salina learned her craft under the mentorship of some of the greatest living Balkan musicians. Working with Serbian/Romanian Romani accordionist Peter Stan, Eva recently recorded Lema Lema, a gutsy tribute to the legendary Serbian/Romani singer Šaban Bajramović that has earned her heaps of praise and a spotlight on NPR's Weekend Edition.

El-Haru Kuroi hail from East Los Angeles, where they've perfected their unique sound that draws on Mexican, South American, and African musical traditions while maintaining the freedom of jazz and the intensity of punk. You may remember them from previous appearances at MALABOMBA!, but with their new album 192192192 and a tour of Japan under their belts, expect them to rock your face like never before.

MALABOMBA! will to keep you enthralled through the night with a scintillating bellydance performance from Ariel. We hope you'll also raise a glass to the release of the MALABOMBA! Mix Tape Vol. 3, featuring some of the most radical international tunes to have ever penetrated our ear holes. Download your own copy at starting on July 1st!

MALABOMBA! - L.A.'s wildest pan-global international celebration of music and dance!
Friday July 22nd, 9:30 PM - last call
at El Cid 4212 W Sunset Blvd LA, CA 90029
$10 cover

Earlier Event: July 22
LA Raqs July Hafla: Childhood
Later Event: July 23
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