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Mambo Nights featuring DeSanguashington
Sunday, July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm$20.00
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Hill Center continues its series of occasional Latin concerts with Colombian American band DeSanguashington, 2021 WAMMIE winner, Best Latin Band.
DeSanguashington (Day-San-gwa-sheen-ton) is a Colombian American band from Washington, D.C, that fuses traditional Colombian folk music with pop rock and urban rhythms. The band has emerged as one of the premier world music bands in the DC area, recognized and beloved by the Latino community and those who enjoy international music.
Beer, wine, and other concessions will be available for purchase!
Members of the band include Velu Ochoa, vocals, Danny Ramirez, accordion, Richard Benjumea, guitar, Gunnar PY, bass, Hugo Moreno, Diego Castañeda, Hermanzo Moreno and Jaime Barreto, Percussion.
DeSanguashington regularly performs at some of the best venues and festivals in the DMV including The Howard Theatre, DC International Colombian Festival, Atlas Performing Arts Center, John F. Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, Columbia Festival of the Arts, Lubber Run, Artscape, Baltimore, H Street Festival, and Adams Morgan Festival, among many others.
DeSanguashington’s musical inspiration comes from their American-Colombian culture and experience of DC and the music each band member listens to. It’s a work of DeSanguashington’s life, and music experiences and it tells stories of love, friendship and happiness.