Hear a live mini-concert performed by Combo Chimbita : World Cafe : World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN Their latest album, Iré, was released in January and features a rhythmic foundation rooted in Afro-Caribbean transcendence, bewildering chants, booming drums and psychedelic distortion.

Hear a live mini-concert performed by Combo Chimbita

Combo Chimbita on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Todos Santos"
  • "Yo Me Lo Merezco"
  • "Esto Es Real"

It's a mini-concert from Combo Chimbita, captured during their live performance at World Cafe Live earlier this April. Combo Chimbita is a quartet of first-generation New Yorkers whose backgrounds are Colombian and who grew up loving heavy metal, psychedelic funk and soul. Their latest album, Iré, was released in January and features a rhythmic foundation rooted in Afro-Caribbean transcendence, bewildering chants, booming drums and psychedelic distortion. Led by Carolina Oliveros, the band put on a fantastic show — and we're thrilled to share it with you today.

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