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Manny Martinez y la Rebeldia

Thu, Jul 18, 2019, 6:00pm7:30pm

Photo of musician Manny Martinez, by Jim Watkins Photography.
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Jessie Square, Yerba Buena Gardens
760 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA
(415) 543-1718


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** Update: Note that this program takes place in Jessie Square. **

A New Yorker who spent his teenage years in Puerto Rico, Manny Martinez is a powerhouse vocalist who’s played a central role on the Bay Area alternative music scene for three decades. He’s best known in some circles for his work as frontman for the alt-rock band Psychefunkapus. For rock en español fans he’s indelibly linked to the alt-Latin combo Los Mocosos, while others think of Martinez as a top-notch salsero via Mazacote, John Santos, and Jesus Diaz. La Rebeldia brings Martinez’s various passions under one roof, combining funk, salsa, hip-hop, politics, literature and education. Collaborating with eight-time Grammy-nominated producer Greg Landau, the band released its debut EP Identidad Profunda (Deep Identity) last year, announcing Martinez’s arrival as a bandleader in his own right.


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