Tickets The Arcata Playhouse opens up its dance floor for the sultry rhythms of Humboldt’s own Timbata
This sizzling hot Latin band is a sextet performing Cuban popular dance music with original arrangements in unique musical configurations. The band features Eugene Novotney, Howie Kaufman, Jonathan Kipp, David Peñalosa, Michael Stephenson and Nick Moore. Every band member is a drummer. The Cuban genres performed by Timbata include son, salsa, songo, timba, batá, mozambique, rumba, descarga, and Latin jazz. The band also draws from other Disaporic genres such as calypso, cumbia, samba, funk, and contemporary dance music from Zimbabwe, Mali, and the Congo. This is definitely music to move by.
Doors at 7:30 p.m. with the show starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general and $13 students & members and are available at Wildberries Marketplace, arcataplayhouse.org or 822-1575.