Manny Martinez y la Rebeldia, Free Salsa Concert
Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
A New Yorker who spent his teenage years in Puerto Rico, Manny Martinez is a powerhouse vocalist whoâ€™s played a central role on the Bay Area alternative music scene for three decades. Heâ€™s best known in some circles for his work as frontman for the alt-rock band Psychefunkapus. For rock en espaÃ±ol fans heâ€™s indelibly linked to the alt-Latin combo Los Mocosos, while others think of Martinez as a top-notch salsero via Mazacote, John Santos, and Jesus Diaz. La Rebeldia brings Martinezâ€™s various passions under one roof, combining funk, salsa, hip-hop, politics, literature and education. Collaborating with eight-time Grammy-nominated producer Greg Landau, the band released its debut EP Identidad Profunda (Deep Identity) last year, announcing Martinezâ€™s arrival as a bandleader in his own right.
Part of Yerba Buena Gardens Festival's Let's Go Salsa@Jessie series. For our full summer schedule, visit www.ybgfestival.org.