News & Updates — Afrosound of Colombia
Peace & Rhythm DJs Return to The Alvah Stone, 4/8
We're excited to be returning to one of our favorite spots -- The Alvah Stone! This fantastic restaurant, located in an old mill overlooking a falling river, is a perfect rural spot for a lively party! The restaurant is celebrating three years and the week-long festivities will be capped off by a tropical-funk dance party featuring DJs Andujar and Bongohead of Peace & Rhythm Records. The Alvah Stone offers incredible food, a great bar with plenty of local drafts and hand-crafted cocktails and a wonderful staff. The DJs will be spinning groovy international flavors, all from vinyl -- from cumbia...
Discoteca Latina Returns To Sevenstrong, March 9
Discoteca Latina is back! Join us at Sevenstrong for Discoteca Latina! A night for dancers and lovers of Latin music. This coming Thursday, March 9, 10pm. Rob Suave (Boston, MA's #1 salsa DJ) joins Peace & Rhythm DJs Bongohead and Studebaker Hawk, spinning the finest in old-school, classic and hard salsa, cumbia, bachata, merengue, timba, cha cha, boogaloo and more keeping the rhythms alive on the dance floor. Free entry, full bar, join the party! Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1763038127358188/ http://www.sevenstrongavenue.com/
VIDEO PREMIERE! Klezperanto - Arroz Con Coco - (Lucho Bermúdez tribute)
(Photo, Paul Teeling) Well here's a wonderful treat! Peace & Rhythm and Klezperanto team up to bring you the official world premiere of the brand new Klezperanto video for "Arroz Con Coco", a tribute to the great Lucho Bermúdez of Colombia. Clarinetist Ilene Stahl is a veteran of the Klezmer Conservatory Band (often with violinist Itzhak Perlman) and she formed the Boston-based six-piece ensemble Klezperanto in 1999 to stretch into other styles of dance music. "We formed Klezperanto to play everything BUT traditional klezmer music!” she says. Indeed, the mix includes Balkan & Mediterranean styles, Eastern European, cumbia, danzas, ballads,...
DJ Bongohead's "Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove, Vol. 2"
Check out this radio piece on the new compilation for the The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove, Vol. 2, compiled by Peace & Rhythm's own DJ Bongohead, reviewed recently by NPR's Milo Miles on Fresh Air.
Our Favorite Records of 2014
What records made your ears happy?