Come out and dance the night away with your favorite latin/world music bands over at the Launchpad for the World Beat Spectacular II. Mariposa Music brings you Nosotros, Wagogo and Da Terra Meiga. Additionally, a live DJ will have you dancing playing your favorite Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Bachata hits!
Nosotros is one of the most recognizable Latin bands in the Southwest. Winner of 11 NM Music Awards, this 9-piece, Latin music powerhouse, seamlessly combines Latin rhythms with elements of Rock, Salsa, Jazz, & Cumbia creating a sound that is Nosotros.
With its English meaning, «from the witch land», this musical group states its place of origin (Galicia, Spain), in its original language, Galician. The original music of Da Terra Meiga is Celtic influenced folk, flamenco rhythms and Afro-Cuban beats. The band consists of one guitar and two vocalists, a percussionist and a didgeridoo. Although often different musicians are invited to play, a big list of spanish, american and latin music, with the primary band members, Laura Cruz and Ruben C. Ares. They’ve lived in Albuquerque for about two years, and they recorded their first album, “Guitar and Voice”, in the same city.
With over 35 years of experience in front of live audiences, Albuquerque favorite Wagogo submerge you in beats from Africa and Latin America. Wagogo, lead by original frontman Armando, has toured the United States spreading good vibes and great beats but they will always call New Mexico home.
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