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Rey Vallenato Beto Jamaica at Lula Lounge

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UNDER 18 WITH PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN

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1585 Dundas Street West

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One of Colombia's leading vallenato and cumbia players, appears for one night only with local champeta group Soukustek!

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Presented by Fusionfest Artistic Performances Inc. and Lula Music and Arts Centre

Doors: 9 pm, Show starts: 10:00 pm.

$22 + hst in advance, $30 at the door

Reserve for tapas and enjoy the show from best seats in the house!

Please note that reservations guarantee seating so book early and enjoy the show while exploring Lula’s delicious tapas, cocktails, wine and beer menus. Reserve online, call 416 588 0307 or email info@lula.ca.

REY VALLENATO BETO JAMAICA

Since winning the prestigious Professional Leyenda Vallenata Festival competition in 2006 Beto has become widely known as Rey Vallenato Colombia (The Vallenato King).

Beto's music is a vibrant mix of cumbia, paseo, porro all wrapped into his infectious accordion driven vallenato.

Playing accordion for more than 30 years and having recorded in more than 300 musical production with top Colombian and Latin American artistis, Beto has been recognized by the Congress of Colombia with the most important award for Colombian citizens: The Boyaca Cross, for his work to preserve and spread the Colombian Heritage of the Vallenato, a traditional Colombian music that is protected by the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO.

A star in Colombia with two Top 5 hits, Beto has toured across North America, South and Central America. Europe Europe and Asia!.

About Vallenato:

Vallenato is one of Colombia’s most popular folk musics. Native to Colombia’s Caribbean Coast it literally translates to “born in the valley”, the valley being the one found between Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and Serranía de Perijá.

Originally the music of herders who combined the tradition of Spanish juglares or minstrels with the griot tradition of West Africa, vallenato historically served a dual purpose. As they traveled from village to village the herders would entertain themselves by singing and playing guitars or the indigenous gaita flutes. They would also use song to deliver news and messages to the villages. In the late 1800s accordion was introduced replacing the gaita.

Vallenato encompasses a variety of rhythms: paseo vallenato, merengue, puya, son and tambora. Beto Jamaica contemporizes the vallenato tradition by adding electric bass, congas and timbales to the traditional lineup of accordion, guacharaca (a tube-shaped percussion instrument scraped with a metal “fork”) and caja vallenata (small goat leather drum) while never loosing site of the music’s roots.

Presented with support from Ontario Creates, Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council and Canadian Heritage.

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