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LatiNxt
Presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol

June 15–16, 2018 / Multiple Stages

Come join us for a new free music festival experience, LatiNxt presented by Sol, at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

Artwork provided by Carolina Niño Büro, one of ZZK Records principal visual artists.

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Scheduled LatiNxt Performances

LatiNxt: Dolor Folktronico

Free Public Program

Friday, June 15, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Dolor Folktronico, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Dolor Folktronico

Dolor Folktronico to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Latin Soul singer Lester Rey joins Moombahton DJs and Global Bass Producers Los MaraFackas to hit you with a mix of electronic dembow, zouk bass, some traditional but all the way screwed. In their words, “we’re using traditional rhythms of our culture as a base to create our own extension of it, our contribution.”

Learn more at lesterrey.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Zuzuka Poderosa

Free Public Program

Friday, June 15, 2018 | 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Zuzuka Poderosa, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Zuzuka Poderosa

Zuzuka Poderosa to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

ZUZUKA PODEROSA is the queen warrior of her own special brand of Baile Funk: CARIOCA BASS

Funk Carioca (another name for Baile Funk, which means “The Funk Ball”) originated in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, borrowing heavily from the Miami Booty Bass movement of the 80s; it’s just the starting place of the ZUZUKA POWER-sound.

Learn more at facebook.com/zuzukapoderosa

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Centavrvs

Free Public Program

Friday, June 15, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Centavrvs, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Centavrvs

Centavrvs to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Centavrvs is a Mexican Latin Grammy nominated band that had made its name by mixing rhythms of Latinoamérica with electronic music in a unique way. Born with the 2010s, the band is now promoting his third album called Somos Uno, a coproduction with Tweety González, long time producer for the legendary latina band Soda Stereo.

Learn more at centavrvs.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Uproot Andy

Free Public Program

Friday, June 15, 2018 | 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Uproot Andy, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Uproot Andy

Uproot Andy is a Brooklyn based DJ/Producer and co-founder of Que Bajo, the NYC based party that helped pioneer the so called Global Bass movement with its all embracing approach to global electronic music.  Uproot Andy’s unique sound of bass heavy and melodic dance music first began appearing outside the club on mixtapes such as Guacharaca Migration and Worldwide Ting as well as on early releases by the Bersa Discos and ZZK record labels.  Since then he has toured extensively in Europe and across the Americas appearing in diverse settings from Colombia’s Carnaval de Barranquilla to New York’s Central Park Summerstage to the Gilles Peterson Worldwide Awards in London. Andy and Que Bajo co-founder Geko Jones also represented their global bass sound at the Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash in NYC and have recently launched Que Bajo Records to release a steady stream of remixes and club edits that give the now famous party its signature sound.        

Learn more at facebook.com/uprootandy

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Sandra Trevino

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wave Wall Performance Platform

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us at the Wave Wall Stage on Navy Pier’s South Dock for a free, all-ages show featuring Sandra Trevino, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Sandra Trevino

Sandra Trevino to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

DJ ANGELFUK ((Sandra Treviño)) is a Chicago music enthusiast and journalist. The music enthusiast plays a large volume of female-fronted music with a focus on women empowerment. She has also curated a digital source of articles and interviews featuring their favorite female artists which you can find at gozamos.com/theponderers.

Learn more at futurerootz.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Ayana Contreras

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Ayana Contreras, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Ayana Contreras

Ayana Contreras to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

DJ Ayana Contreras hosts Reclaimed Soul on Vocalo 91.1fm. On her radio show, she works to document the narratives, history, and cultural significance of the music scene in 20th Century Chicago. She’s also a producer with “Sound Opinions”, a music program that airs on WBEZ and over 125 public radio stations nationwide.

Learn more at ayanacontreras.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Cedeño

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Cedeño, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Cedeño 

Cedeño to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Cedeño found out at a rather early age of 15 what her passion was, music. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, raised in the South Side of Chicago and Aurora. At the age of 16, Cedeño immersed herself into the world of Electronic Dance Music where she began studying the art of DJ and Music Production.

Learn more at cedenoofficial.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: ÌFÉ 

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park for a free, all-ages show featuring ÌFÉ, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About ÌFÉ 

ÌFÉ to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

A powerfully progressive synthesis of electronic sound and Afro-Caribbean language, ÌFÉ is a bold new musical project from Puerto Rico based African American drummer/producer/singer Otura Mun. Mun, an Ifá priest or Babalawo in the Yoruba religion, has been a vanguard artist in the Puerto Rican music scene since his arrival there in the late 1990’s, producing critically acclaimed albums and songs for many of the islands most important musical voices.

Learn more at ife-music.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About ¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat

¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

¡ESSO! Afrojam Funkbeat came to life in late 2013, drawing from the members’ shared love of dance, soul, and high energy music. Earning their start as the house band for a live music night in downtown Chicago, the rotating members collaborated live onstage until a solid foundation assembled. With a growing setlist of original material, co-founders and songwriters Armando Pérez and Kevin Miller recorded and released their first original recordings an online EP mixtape in 2014 via Belmont Electric Studios.

Learn more at essoafrojamfunkbeat.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Pachanga DJ’s

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Wave Wall Performance Platform

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us at the Wave Wall Stage on Navy Pier’s South Dock for a free, all-ages show featuring Pachanga DJ’s, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Pachanga DJ’s

Pachanga DJs to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Memo Duarte and DJ Roger Mcfly, founders of Chicago’s premier Latin Dance party ¡Pachanga! mix a fusion of nostalgic dance genres from Cumbia, Merengue, Norteñas with the likes of Latin House and Hip-Hop anthems. Their music selection is rooted in their passion to mimic the sounds of Latin America’s street festivals and bring the heart and energy of Latino family celebrations to spaces all over Chicago.

Learn more at ajuamedia.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Future Rootz

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wave Wall Performance Platform

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us at the Wave Wall Stage on Navy Pier’s South Dock for a free, all-ages show featuring Future Rootz, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Future Rootz

Future Rootz to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Future Rootz is a collective of Latinx music curators, artists, taste-makers, and socio-cultural instigators. Their work represents a border-less artistic intersection that draws from the past while reaching for the future.

Learn more at futurerootz.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Lido Pimienta

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park for a free, all-ages show featuring Lido Pimienta, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Lido Pimienta

Lido Pimienta to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Lido Pimienta is a Toronto-based, Colombian-born interdisciplinary musician and artist-curator. She has performed, exhibited, and curated around the world since 2002, exploring the politics of gender, race, motherhood, identity and the construct of the Canadian landscape in the Latin American diaspora and vernacular.

Learn more at paradigmagency.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Boogat

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Boogat, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Boogat

Boogat to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Boogát is a Canadian-Mexican musician from Montreal, blending hip-hop with Latin Music styles such as Cumbia, Salsa and Reggaeton. His album ”Neo-Reconquista” won the Juno and Félix award for ”World Music Album of the Year” at the 2016 Juno Awards and the ADISQ gala, , respectively.

Learn more at boogat.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: DJ Kinky P

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wave Wall Performance Platform

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us at the Wave Wall Stage on Navy Pier’s South Dock for a free, all-ages show featuring DJ Kinky P, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About DJ Kinky P

DJ Kinky P to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Patricia Reyes aka Kinky P is a strictly vinyl reggae DJ artist, originally form Baja California Mexico, where she was first exposed to the sounds of artists like Bob Marley, Inner Circle, UB40, and El General. It wasn’t until she came to Chicago where she was completely hooked by the music of the Dub Masters, King Tubby and Lee Scratch Perry.

Learn more at facebook.com/KinkyP

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Sonido Gallo Negro

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Lake Stage in Polk Bros Park for a free, all-ages show featuring Sonido Gallo Negro, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Sonido Gallo Negro

Sonido Gallo Negro to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Seven years ago, Sonido Gallo Negro became part of Mexican music culture, mixed with urban life, popular celebrations and the barrio sounds that were part of their day to day existence.

SGN is a nine musician combo comprising Farfisa organ, lead and rhythm guitars, electric bass, timbales, flute, bongos, congas, güiro,Theremin and sampler, which bring into the present a refreshing, mainly instrumental and determinedly festive music proposal.

Learn more at facebook.com/sonidogallonegro

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

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LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: King Coya and Queen Cholas

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring King Coya and Queen Cholas, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About King Coya and Queen Cholas

King Coya and Queen Cholas to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

King Coya, from the Northern Argentine Andes, is the digitalized, imaginary version of Gaby Kerpel, who blends traditional Colombian cumbia and Argentine folklore with electronic music.

Learn more at zzkrecords.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Dat Garcia

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wave Wall Performance Platform

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us at the Wave Wall Stage on Navy Pier’s South Dock for a free, all-ages show featuring Dat Garcia, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Dat Garcia

Dat Garcia to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Mixing trip hop with folklore, drum and bass with cumbia, Dat Garcia is ZZK Records 1st female beatmaker. Captivating audiences with her powerful stage presence, innovative songwriting and eclectic demeanor, she proves the Buenos Aires digital folk scene isn’t just a men’s club anymore.

Learn more at zzkrecords.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: La Misa Negra

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 8:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring La Misa Negra, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About La Misa Negra

La Misa Negra to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

La Misa Negra is a 7-piece band from Oakland, California, known for their unique blend of heavyweight cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Latin music.  On stage, they deliver an electrifying performance that explodes with infectious dance grooves and punk rock energy, powered by horn and accordion-driven riffs, a fierce rhythm section, and a vintage-inspired sound.  Since their live debut in the fall of 2011, La Misa Negra has toured the country, sharing stages and festival bills with the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, Thievery Corporation, SZA, Mon Laferte, Julieta Venegas, Ana Tijoux, Bomba Estereo, George Clinton, Antibalas, Budos Band, and Ozomatli. 

Learn more at lamisanegra.squarespace.com

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Dj Jigüe

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wave Wall Performance Platform

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us at the Wave Wall Stage on Navy Pier’s South Dock for a free, all-ages show featuring Dj Jigüe, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Dj Jigüe

Dj Jigüe to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

DJ Jigüe is the solo DJ on the Guampara roster, and he’s made his mark on the music world by making experimental electronica music that weaves afrocuban traditional rhythms with pounding, mysterious electronic beats.

Learn more at facebook.com/jigue

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt: Bembona

Free Public Program

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Miller Lite Beer Garden

Performing a free-all-ages show, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

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Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show featuring Bembona, part of LatiNxt presented by Sol.

About Bembona

Bembona to perform a free concert at Navy Pier, part of the inaugural Latin music festival, LatiNxt.

Bembona is a Puerto Rican-Panamanian DJ, Multi-Platform Artist & Activist, born & raised in Brooklyn, NY. Her work represents & pushes forward the Afro-Diasporadical movement, Latinx/Indigenous/Caribbean/African, with the purpose of empowering & bridging the gap between POC communities, generations, activist work & beyond.

Learn more at facebook.com/djbembona

About LatiNxt presented by Sol

LatiNxt presented by Sol is a free festival at Navy Pier featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds.

View the full performance lineup

LatiNxt presented by Sol

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