Events

Los Gaiteros de SanGuashington

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Location:Downstairs

Venue:Los Gaiteros de SanGuashington

 

Los Gaiteros de SanGuashington are a DC-based band, composed of six Colombian musicians from different parts of the country. They play a variety of Colombian music, including vallenato, cumbia (popular folk music from Colombia’s Caribbean region), and tropipop (a blend of traditional musical forms with foreign Latin genres such as salsa and merengue).

Instruments include accordion, tambor alegre (percussion instrument of African origin), tambora (two-headed drum), bass, and other percussion.

The band members of Los Gaiteros de San Guashington came together for the first time for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. They have emerged as one of the premier Colombian bands, recognized and beloved by the Colombian and Latino Community.

Cost: $5 at the door