Jay Thomas at North Beach Bandshell

Bandsintown uploaded this event on April 20, 2020

Where

North Beach Bandshell
7295 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL
Map
(786) 453-2897

When

Thu, April 23, 2020
7:00 pm

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Musicians

Jay Thomas
multi-instrumentalist

About

FRANCISCO, EL HOMBRE is a quintet from Sao Paulo formed by two Mexican brothers and three Brazilians. They are spark and explosion, glitter, indie rock infused with cumbia and maracatú. Rolling Stone Brazil called them a mix between Manu Chao and Naçao Zumbi, a modern incarnation of tropicalia.

The band take their name from the legendary Colombian folkloric traveling minstrel. Very fitting for a group that satisfies their musical wanderlust with near-constant tours across Latin America. When they were nominated for a Latin Grammy (Best Portuguese Language song) in 2017, they watched the ceremony on a TV in a boteco (small bar) in Northeastern Brazil. Through their music, videos and live shows, the group addresses pan-Latin culture, LGBTQ rights, feminism, and social and political movements in Brazil. “We are the borders we have crossed,” they claim....

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