TransAtlantic Festival 2013: Bajofondo, Bomba Estereo, Zuzuka Poderosa, Seven Others
On Saturday, April 6, the ante gets upped by a trio that's made it a personal mission to get every party person within reach soaked in their own ecstatic sweat. Bogota, Colombia's Bomba Est√©reo meld the folk sounds of cumbia with the urban edge of hip-hop and techno. That same evening, solo artists Zuzuka Poderosa and Kush Arora will be performing a joint set of equally cross-pollinated Brazilian baile funk. This night of the festival is where the Rhythm Foundation overlaps most with Miami's proud tradition of twerkin' booties and brain-pounding bass.
Bomba Estereo alongside Zuzuka Poderosa & Kush Arora. With Krisp. Friday, April 6. North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Single-night tickets cost $23, and weekend passes cost $35 via flavorus.com. Call 305-672-5202, or visit rhythmfoundation.com.
Assuming you haven't danced yourself into a state of paralysis, TransAtlantic wraps on the afternoon of Sunday, April 7, with barbecue tunes at Wynwood's Gramps, courtesy of Beatmachines.
Heineken TransAtlantic Festival Closing Party. With a performance by Beatmachines and the sounds of Mr. Pauer. Sunday, April 7. Gramps, 176 NW 24th St., Miami. Party starts at 4 p.m. with beer, BBQ, and bocce, and there is no cover. Call 305-672-5202, or visit rhythmfoundation.com.
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