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Photo by Max Fox

Grupo Rompe Cajón has played in numerous venues in the across the East Coast. We tailor our performances based on your needs. For example:

  • Short performances of 10-15 minutes to showcase a few different Afro-Peruvian genres.

  • Educational presentations, from 20 to 45 minutes, combining performances with detailed descriptions of the music's historical and cultural context, explanation of the instruments, and more details. 

  • Full length concerts, covering the full spectrum of Afro-Peruvian genres, mixed with popular Latino songs played with Afro-Peruvian rhythms.

SELECT Performances

Grupo Rompe Cajón has played in numerous venues in the across the East Coast. Besides performing in local restaurants and musical venues, example performances include:

Fiesta DC. The largest annual Hispanic Heritage Month festival in the DC metropolitan area, Fiesta DC attracts thousands of members of the public, along with dignitaries, local and international performers, and street vendors, representing every Latin American country.

Washington Folk Festival. The Washington Folk Festival is the oldest folk festival in the DC area, bringing together performers in a range of folk traditions. Rompe Cajón is a regular performer at this festival.

Wheaton Family Theater Series. Sponsored by Montgomery County, MD, this series brings performing arts to families and children in the area of Wheaton, Maryland.

Baltimore by Baltimore. Baltimore by Baltimore (BxB) is a music and makers festival series hosted every first Saturday of the month, May – October 2022, at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, from Noon to 8 p.m. Join us in a free celebration of the music, makers, and munchies that make Baltimore truly special at the gem of the city, the Inner Harbor Waterfront.

Creative Alliance. The Creative Alliance builds communities by bringing together artists and audiences from diverse backgrounds to experience spectacular arts and education programs and engage in the creative process. Rompe Cajón has performed at Hispanic arts festivals organized by Creative Alliance.

Takoma Park Folk Festival. For 40+ years the Takoma Park Folk Festival celebrates the arts and the Takoma Park-Silver Spring community.  Rompe Cajón is a regular performing at this festival

Gala Theater. Rompe Cajón has been a performer at Gala Theater's annual Dia de los Reyes / Three Kings Day, a celebration of the Hispanic tradition every January.

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