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Marka

Latin Band from Amherst, MA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$375 - $6000 per event
Marka's ensemble name means "People" in Quechua (the most widely native spoken language of the Americas). They have performed nationally and internationally at a large variety of events from Festivals, Museums and Universities to weddings, corporate events, churches, schools and Night Clubs. The ensemble is formed by individuals from five different countries in all three Americas to better represent the richness of Latin American musical wealth in a harmonious and compelling way.
Marka performs a collection of songs that can be high energy or soothing in order to showcase the variety, raw power and flare of Latin American music in a fascinating amalgam of instruments, rhythms and lyrics. Traditional, Popular and folkloric Instruments and themes of Latin and South American origin are fused by the ensemble with jazz, rock, funk and western influences. Creating a musical voyage across the music of the Americas.
Marka also offers lectures, workshops, seminars, and educational presentations in various cultural themes that have been featured by hundreds of Colleges, Universities, and educational and arts institutions in Latin America and the United States.
Marka will be a great addition to your event.

A few of the Institutions that have featured Marka:
Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Hunter Mountain Series, Hunter, NY
Pandora's Box, Guatemala City, Guatemala
United Nations, NY
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio
National Assoc. of Independent Schools Conference, Providence, RI
Ministry of Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Providence Convention Center, Providence, RI
Heritage Festival, East Providence RI
Ohio Music Educators Conference, Columbus Ohio
Wesleyan University, CT
Massachusetts Foreign Language Conference, Springfield, MA
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Northampton Center for The Arts, Northampton, MA
Agnes Irwin School, Rosemont, PA
Mountain Culture Festival, Hunter, NY

Marka interprets music and rhythms from all over Latin America (Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Cuba, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, Puerto Rico, etc). Latin Jazz, Peruvian Music, Salsa music, Andean Music, Colombian Cumbia, Funk, Jazz, Jibaro, Son Cubano, Venezuelan Joropo, Brazilian Samba and Bossanova and Rock are a few of the rhythms showcased by MarKamusic.
The Band's size, repertoire and instrumentation can be modified to be perfectly tailored for your event.
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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Terrific night with a very talented band!

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I would hire Marka for another party in a minute. They made our party a complete success . Everyone at the party had so much fun dancing and listening to their great music. I can't wait to do another party and hire Marka again. Thank you Marka

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Alstead, NH
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Santana
Black Magic Woman
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Evil Ways
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Samba Pa Ti
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Oye Como Va
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Guajira
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First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
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Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Marka will also travel to North Amherst, North Hatfield, Palmer, Three Rivers, Ware, West Hatfield, Northampton, Whately, West Warren, Belchertown, Holyoke, Lake Pleasant, Bondsville, Ludlow, Monson, West Brookfield, Brimfield, Chicopee, Gilbertville, Greenfield, Hardwick, Thorndike, Wilbraham, Granby, Wendell Depot, West Chesterfield, Brookfield, Indian Orchard, New Braintree, Springfield.
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