credit: Diana Bejarano
GRUPO REBOLU comes directly from New York City, North America’s most original and danceable Colombian music experience. With founders Ronald, Morris, and Johanna join their talents to lead and ensemble rich of musical traditions of their ancestors; the afro-descendants of Colombia’s Caribbean coast. With the strong mesmerizing beats, of urban modern caribbean sounds, this music goes into your system like a dose of pure contagious energy! Their original compositions and arrangements of classic Afro-Colombian music create a modern cultural event rooted in the Carnaval de Barranquilla. Soulful yet joyous dance music guaranteed to keep you moving. From traditional songs to original compositions, the entirely of Rebolu's repertoire is loaded with energy, history and danceability. Their unique reinterpretations of traditional Afro-Colombian rhythms such as Gaita, Tambora, Chalupa and Bullerengue, among others, make it extremely well suited not only for festivals and cultural events, but also for nightclubs.
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