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Left: Las Cafeteras, photo by JP. Right: Xenia França, photo by Filipa Aurelia.

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Las Cafeteras and Xenia França

Virtual Concert

Now streaming on YouTube

About the Program

Telling modern-day stories of Chicanx life in Southern California, LA favorites Las Cafeteras take the stage at the Skirball to kick off the final Skirball Stages presentation of 2020. Get down to their uplifting blend of Afro-Mexican beats, hip-hop, and rancheras. Then, greeting us from Brazil, Latin Grammy–nominated singer Xenia França invites you to soak up the traditional rhythms of Bahia, mixed with a pulsing blend of electronica, jazz, and R&B. With smooth vocals and creative verve, França will have you grooving to a set filmed exclusively for the Skirball community.

Also go behind the scenes with the artists for a look at their musical processes, aspirations, and hopes for the future.

Didn’t catch the premiere? No worries! Skirball Stages: Las Cafeteras and Xenia França is available to view on the Skirball’s YouTube channel.

More about the Artists

Learn more about Las Cafeteras and Xenia França in these insightful “Meet the Musicians” program notes.

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Watch Skirball Stages: Las Cafeteras and Xenia França

Donor Support

Skirball Stages is made possible by generous support from:

The Bilger Family

LA County Dept of Arts and Culture