FEB 2020 06 THU 8:00 pm
American Routes | USA
Cha WaPrice Center East Ballroom
  • GA: $35
  • UCSD Student: $9

About

From funk-laced beats and bass-heavy sousaphone blasts to the gritty warmth of singer J’Wan Boudreaux’s voice, New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the energy of the Crescent City’s street culture.

Enchanted by the music and traditions of the Mardi Gras Indians, Cha Wa’s Grammy-nominated album Spyboy (a nod to frontman J’Wan Boudreaux’s role in the Golden Eagles) is a modern mix of fiery, toe-tapping sounds and highlights the musicians’ personal ties to the street music of their hometown. “We wanted to take the roots of what we love about New Orleans brass band music and Mardi Gras Indian music and then voice it in our own way,” says the group’s drummer and founder, Joe Gelini.

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Student Engagement Sponsors

Anne Marie Pleska and Luc Cayet

UC San Diego Partner

Thurgood Marshall College

Parking

The closest parking structure is Gilman Parking Structure located at the intersection of Gilman Drive and Russell Lane. Parking permit pay stations are located on every level.

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Need Directions?

On day of show, text Joanna Szu, Associate Director of Marketing at 858.230.0943 for a dropped pin for the venue and/or parking.
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