LIVE: Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde @ the Sanctuary for Independent Media, 11/4/11

November 7th, 2011, 2:42 pm by Greg
Taina Asili, Sean Muniz and Alicia Ortiz

Taina Asili, Sean Muniz and Alicia Ortiz

The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy hosted a lively inter-cultural Dia de Los Muertes (Day of the Dead) celebration last Friday evening featuring a rockin’ performance by Nippertown’s own multi-culti, activist dance party combo, Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde. The band fired up its lively fusion of Afro Caribbean, reggae, flamenco, rock and hip-hop rhythms, bringing the crowd to its feet and kept them dancing throughout the evening.

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Song of the Week: Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde’s “It’s in Our Hands”

June 9th, 2011, 10:00 am by Greg

For the third consecutive year, Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde will be performing at the Capital Pride Festival in Albany’s Washington Park on Sunday. The Capital Pride Parade steps off at 12noon, followed by the festival (1-6pm), which also features performances by CeCe Peniston, Shontelle and Sirsy. Admission is free.

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