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Emerge Project: Afro-Caribbean concert

Róger Solórzano Canales | Nov 8, 2017

Banda Mestizo Reggae. | Photographer: Cortesía/Courtesy

Reggae music will out-stand in the event that punt together several artists in Managua.

Afro Caribbean music will throb inside the Spanish Cultural Center in Nicaragua the night of Wednesday Nov 8 (7 PM). The bands Mestizo Reggae and The Camels will perform there, as well as singer song-writer Misis Francis accompanied by 4Reggae band, as guests artists. The free entry concert will be the closure event for the Emerge Project five season.

The banda emergente (emerging band) is Mestizo Reggae, which was also the younger band during the hole season, said Salvador Espinoza from SaXo Producciones, one of the organizer entities of the Emerge Project. Founded last year, the band has an interesting proposal and a growing fan group. Bob Marley, Manu Chao and Peter Tosh influences their music. This band is working on his first mini album (EP).

The Camels is a relatively emerging band, but with more experience thant the fellow above mentioned. This band’s music mix urban reggae with ska, rock and funk. They have participate in a few important festivals, has several recorded in studio, and are now working on their first video and mini album.

Special guest artist, Misis Francis, is a Caribbean singer song-writer from Bluefields city. She has a 17 years career as musician (since 2004), on which she has delved in reggae, hip hop and dance hall. She will share stage with the Bluefieldians 4Reggae band, whose misc mix several Afro-american styles, emphasized by the new vocal, Helio Vanimal, from Mozambique.

Emerge project Fifth Season was focused in Afro-Caribbean music, developing 2 concert, 2 discussion and a workshop about Afro-Caribbean dances and music. The project started in 2012, when the first season began. The project is developed by Spanish Cultural Center in Nicaragua, SaXo Producciones and the outstanding musician Mario Ruiz (part of Milly Majuc, Garcin and Gamma band).