Dr. Phillips Center Presents

El Laberinto Del Coco

featuring Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda
August 16, 2024 | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater | 7:30 p.m.

El Laberinto Del Coco

August 16, 2024 | Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater | 7:30 p.m.

El Laberinto del Coco is a dynamic and vibrant Bomba Fusion band hailing from Puerto Rico. Combining traditional Afro-Puerto Rican rhythms with contemporary musical elements, they have become a prominent force in the global music scene. With their electrifying performances and innovative approach, El Laberinto del Coco has captivated audiences worldwide.

Formed in 2017, El Laberinto del Coco comprises a group of highly skilled musicians and percussionists deeply rooted in Afro-Puerto Rican culture. El Laberinto del Coco, which translates "The Labyrinth of the Mind," reflects their mission to explore and push the boundaries of traditional Bomba music while staying true to its essence. Their performances not only entertain but also educate, as they often share the historical and cultural significance of Bomba music during their shows.

Led by the visionary musical director Hector ”Coco” Barez, El Laberinto del Coco incorporates a diverse range of traditional instruments such as barriles, cuá, maraca, creating a rich and intoxicating sonic tapestry. Their fusion style seamlessly integrates elements of jazz, funk, reggae, and Latin rhythms, resulting in a unique and infectious sound that appeals to a wide audience.

Since their inception, El Laberinto del Coco has released a critically acclaimed album El Laberinto del Coco, an EP entitled El Laberinto del Coco Virtual and 6 new singles garnering widespread praise and earning them a devoted fan base. They have performed at prestigious venues and festivals around the world, sharing their music and spreading the vibrant spirit of Bomba Fusion. With their unmatched energy, exceptional musicianship, and commitment to cultural preservation, El Laberinto del Coco continues to redefine and elevate the genre of Bomba music.

In addition to this fantastic performance, local dance school Escuela de Bomba y Plena Tata Cepeda will open for the show with a 30-minute number of traditional Bomba dancing along with fun facts regarding its history.

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