Event details

Event details

Moe's Alley Presents: An Evening with MARIO Y SU TIMBEKO
Sat Dec | 17 2022 Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm
Moe's Alley , 1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz, CA
$20 advance / $25 day of show

About This Event

Moe's Alley is delighted to bring back the Bay Area's hottest Latin band, Mario y su Timbeko!

Doors: 8:00 pm
Show: 9:00 pm
$20 in advance / $25 day of show

A band formed by Cuban singer, songwriter and percussionist Mario “Mayito” Salomon. Timbeko features: Carlitos Medrano on congas and percussion, bass player Ayla Davila, guitarist David Lechuga, pianist Jason Moen, vocalists and saxophone player Mario “Mayombe’ Cruz, vocalist and guitar player Jordan Wilson. They made their debut on the streets of Oakland at the 2018 Temescal Street Fair. Timbeko incorporates elements of R&B, Gospel, Jazz and Funk into the sounds of popular Cuban Salsa, also known as Timba.  They have performed in multiple festivals: Oaktaberfest, Hayward Latin Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Fest, San Francisco Carnaval,  and best clubs in the Bay Area such as Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco, Freight & Salvage, The New Parish,  also performed a live set for “Con Sabor” on KPFA Radio. 

They are considered the Bay Area’s hottest latin band, on one of their shows they featured musicians from Los Van Van, Grammy Award Winners and one of the best bands from Cuba. On their single “Nadie sabe nada/Se coge pa’ eso”, they feature Yordys Larrazabal, lead singer of Maykel Blanco y su Salsa Mayor, another top Cuban salsa band. Recently Timbeko released a new single “Sola te quedaste” song that is having great acceptance into the Salsa/Timba community all around the world.

Please Note: This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.