Cuuuuuuuuuuumbia! but#notyourgrandmascumbia #beatlatino this week is all about nueva #cumbia.! We love the cumbia! North or south, no matter from which side of the border and all around the world, the cumbia has been the musical heartbeat of Latino music for the better part of several centuries! Our 21st century has its own flavors of cumbia, and that’s what this weeks Beat Latino is all about! Tune in 1pm Vocalo!

Cuuuuuuuuuuumbia! but#notyourgrandmascumbia #beatlatino this week is all about nueva #cumbia.! We love the cumbia! North or south, no matter from which side of the border and all around the world, the cumbia has been the musical heartbeat of Latino music for the better part of several centuries! Our 21st century has its own flavors of cumbia, and that’s what this weeks Beat Latino is all about! Tune in 1pm Vocalo!

it’s an eclectic mix of magical tunes, on this weeks #beatlatino, as we explore new music from Colombia, Cuba, Puerto Rico, México and more! Whether #tango to# trova, from electronica to #flamenco to punk #mariachi, we’ve got your beat! Tune in to Vocalo,org at 1pm CST!

it’s an eclectic mix of magical tunes, on this weeks #beatlatino, as we explore new music from Colombia, Cuba, Puerto Rico, México and more! Whether #tango to# trova, from electronica to #flamenco to punk #mariachi, we’ve got your beat! Tune in to Vocalo,org at 1pm CST!

Nuestras mujeres del hip hop! Tune in to this week’s Beat Latino as we share rapping, rhyming, wonderful women. Truly the musical poets of our time! From Cuba to Chile to México, it’s time for the chicas  to take center stage. Women of hip hop on #beatlatino 1pm Vocalo

Foto: Danay Suárez

Nuestras mujeres del hip hop! Tune in to this week’s Beat Latino as we share rapping, rhyming, wonderful women. Truly the musical poets of our time! From Cuba to Chile to México, it’s time for the chicas  to take center stage. Women of hip hop on #beatlatino 1pm Vocalo

Foto: Danay Suárez

International Sacred Music Festival in Fés!

International Sacred Music Festival in Fés!

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Report from Fez on Global Notes

Catalina Maria Johnson, host and producer of Beat Latino, takes us to the 20th International Sacred Music Festival in Fez, historically the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco. Fez is a legendary city which was once part of Al Andalus Kingdom which stretched into southern Spain. The festival’s theme this year was “Conference of Birds,” a 12th Century epic…

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Me and the lake and a sunflower! Ready to share the magic and music of Fez (at WBEZ)

Me and the lake and a sunflower! Ready to share the magic and music of Fez (at WBEZ)

coming up in an hour!
#beatlatino goes to the Sacred Music Festival in Fes! Yes, that’s Morocco, and a part of the world that was once a kingdom that stretched north until a great part of Spain!
It’s one of the greatest music festivals in the world in arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the music is curated to share this message: We are one. We are all in this together. 1pm on Vocalo!

coming up in an hour!

#beatlatino goes to the Sacred Music Festival in Fes! Yes, that’s Morocco, and a part of the world that was once a kingdom that stretched north until a great part of Spain!

It’s one of the greatest music festivals in the world in arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the music is curated to share this message: We are one. We are all in this together. 1pm on Vocalo!

Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta rípping into the #cumbia #beatlatino #afterparty #celebrateclsrkstreet (at The Mayne Stage)

Dos Santos Anti-Beat Orquesta rípping into the #cumbia #beatlatino #afterparty #celebrateclsrkstreet (at The Mayne Stage)

#cecibastida #thoughtful #powerfull baladas rockeras #beatlatino (at Celebrate Clark Street World Music Festival)

#cecibastida #thoughtful #powerfull baladas rockeras #beatlatino (at Celebrate Clark Street World Music Festival)

right now! #LAMC 2014 recap on #beatlatino. Tune in! #rock #funk #punk #electronica #hiphop #andeverythinginbetween! #vocalo 


right now! #LAMC 2014 recap on #beatlatino. Tune in! #rock #funk #punk #electronica #hiphop #andeverythinginbetween! #vocalo 

Colombiaaaaaaaa! ¡Presente! Africa también. Colombia, present! Africa too. Las Alegres Ambulancias de San Basilio de Palenque #beatlatino (at Old Town School of Folk Music)

Colombiaaaaaaaa! ¡Presente! Africa también. Colombia, present! Africa too. Las Alegres Ambulancias de San Basilio de Palenque #beatlatino (at Old Town School of Folk Music)

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