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2019-05-03 Muslim Meets Mexico

We celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the start of Ramadan (they’re not unrelated; did you know that there are over a million Arabs in Mexico?), with music from Muslim nations and Mexico, along with a few new releases and other tasty tidbits.

Kiosco Morisco, Mexico City

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Kasbah Rockers – Al Rafel – Kasbah Rockers

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2017-05-05 – Cinco de Mayo Music

Lila DownsMexican, Mexican-flavored, and other Latin music appropriate to celebrate the curiously American party holiday that grew out of a Mexican military upset of the French in 1862.

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2014-05-02 Mexican (and related) Musics for Cinco de Mayo

2 May cinco-de-mayoYeah, it’s a few days before Cinco de Mayo, but no matter — we’ll celebrate this commemoration of a Mexican military victory with some peaceful but rambunctious Mexican music from both sides of the border.

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