In honor of hispanic heritage month, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies co-sponsors this year's FREE ¡Fiesta Latina! at The Broadside.
- Yusa Mara is one of the most exciting and influential Cuban musicians of our time. She is a high-energy multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger and composer, whose simple sophistication will literally transport you to other dimensions. Yusa came to the forefront of the Cuban music scene as the musical director of the popular Cuban timba-funk band Interactivo in the early 2000's and has influenced countless young Cuban musicians with her seamless combinations of traditional Cuban forms with modern sensibilities.
- Jose Fermin Ceballos - From the Dominican Republic, Ceballos is a powerhouse of exciting fusion music such as cumbia, merengue, bachata.
- Los Guiros - Original Psychedelic Cumbia based in New Orleans, LA. Blending the influence of traditional folkloric dance rhythms of Colombia and the trippy guitar & organ driven sounds of Peruvian Chicha with modern electronic elements, Los Guiros brings listeners of all backgrounds on a musical journey that honors the past while pushing into the future.