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Ka-Hon (Kids’ Show)

Fri, Jul 1, 12:15pm12:45pm

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One event on Fri, Jul 1, 2022 at 12:15pm

Free
Ka-Hon band members each playing on their own cajon, performing outdoors in the Children's Garden
Date:
Fri, Jul 1
Time:
12:15pm – 12:45pm
Venue:
Children’s Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens
799 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
Phone:
(415) 543-1718
Cost:
Free

This children’s program has two shows: 11-11:30am with a repeat show 12:15-12:45pm.

What’s in that box, you ask? In the hands of Ka-Hon, a gentle spring shower, a flamenco troupe, a galloping stallion and a rumba circle. Drawing on a pan-American array of rhythms, the high-energy ensemble displays the astounding versatility of the humble cajón, a simple wooden box usually played by a percussionist seated atop it. Founded in 2012 by some of the Bay Area’s finest Latin percussionists, Ka-Hon features Venezuelan-born Omar Ledezma, Peru’s Braulio Barrera and Pedro Rosales, and Mexican-born José Roberto Hernandez and Javier Cabanillas. Known for highly interactive performances, this band creates an experience that’s definitely outside the box.

 

 

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