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The Golden Age of Cumbia

La Descarga

Ticket Price ($)


Event Date

Thursday, 9 November 2023

Event Time

7:30 pm

Link to band or musician page:


314 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia

Why should you get excited?

A journey through the history of Colombia's vibrant music and dance culture

Music Genre:



Type of Performance:

Live Concert


Mixed Band

About the Event

Step back in time to the Golden Age of Cumbia at the Brunswick Ballroom on November 3, 2023. Immerse yourself in the rich rhythms and vibrant melodies of Colombian tropical music with the legendary La Descarga Band, true forerunners of this genre in Australia. PBS Radio’s Switched On host DJ Emma Peel will transport you with her vintage tropical vinyl collection, setting the perfect mood for an unforgettable night.

Picture yourself on a journey through the history of Colombia's vibrant music and dance culture, from ballroom fiestas in Bogota and Medellin to the sun-drenched beaches of Cartagena and Santa Marta, where the infectious sounds of cumbia fill the tropical air. The evening will be adorned with mesmerizing music and dance performances that will make you feel like you've traveled back in time to experience the true essence of Colombian cumbia.

Join us for a night of rhythm, and cultural celebration as we pay homage to the Golden Age of Cumbia, a vibrant fusion of music, dance, and tropicality. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to revel in the magic of Colombian tropical music in the heart of Melbourne.

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