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Fandango Fronteriza


Our friends over at Fandango Fronteriza held their 9th music festival at Friendship Park on May 28, 2016. The New York Times writes "some 60 musicians traveled to the heavily patrolled enforcement zone oddly named Friendship Park for an annual musical event known as the Fandango Fronterizo. A heady mix of joyful fiesta and sober political statement, the Fandango is a gritty affirmation of son jarocho — a centuries-old string music tradition from rural Veracruz, a southern Mexican state along the Gulf of Mexico, that has strong Spanish, African and indigenous roots." See the below coverage for more!

New York Times Full Article


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