Radio Jarocho gets them dancing in Portsmouth (photos and video)

Sounds of Veracruz, Mexico come to Common Fence Music

Posted 10/7/19

PORTSMOUTH — The CFP Center for Arts, Wellness, and Community came alive to the rhythms of Veracruz, Mexico as Radio Jarocho played a lively set that sent many audience members out on the …

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Radio Jarocho gets them dancing in Portsmouth (photos and video)

Sounds of Veracruz, Mexico come to Common Fence Music

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PORTSMOUTH — The CFP Center for Arts, Wellness, and Community came alive to the rhythms of Veracruz, Mexico as Radio Jarocho played a lively set that sent many audience members out on the dance floor.

Common Fence Music presented the show, which featured the New York City band’s rowdy, upbeat, and at times melancholic musical blend of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican styles called “son Jarocho,” from Vera Cruz, Mexico, with roots in Spanish folk music.

Radio Jarocho has played concerts at festivals and venues in the East Coast, including the Kennedy Center, Brooklyn Bowl, Joe’s Pub, La Casita at Lincoln Center, Le Poisson Rouge, Celebrate Mexico Now! and Celebrate Brooklyn. 

The band partnered with son jarocho legend Zenen Zeferino for its first studio production together, Rios de Norte y Sur, released in May 2018. 

Scroll through the photos above for all the fun from Saturday night.

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