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Between the Beats - Chicano Batman

Thursday, August 2, 2012, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions
Jimi Avila

KPCC’s Steve Martin hosted an evening of live music and conversation at the Crawford Family Forum with the soulful stylings of Chicano Batman. Drawing from a broad range of 60s and early 70s Brazilian bossa nova and samba, spacey psychedelia, slow-jam soul with a pinch of surf-rock cumbia, the quartet "nails the essence of summer music" (Viva LA Times). Chicano Batman is more than a musical force but an adventurous and opinionated superhero who feeds off of community, afro-centricity and bolillos, on a mission to bring the overlooked to the forefront.