saturday sep 18 | cumbé

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friday aug 13 | piña

PIÑA returns to La Cita Bar in DTLA this Friday August 13th!

While we at La Junta love working with the many bands that we’ve grown with over the years, the crew are equally excited for our first show and making our first of many memories with LA cumbiamberos, Cara Borracho!

Bring your dancing shoes and sweat away the week’s madness to live cumbia (with a twist!) and, of course, to the nonstop global groove of La Junta Sound System deejays degruvme, Yukicito and yours truly, Glenn Red. And as always, be sure to strike a pose for Miz Honey P and her all-seeing camera eye! See you there!

9pm-2am | 21+ | $10 at the door
LA CITA BAR
336 S. Hill Street
Los Angeles CA

sunday june 27 | la junta

Hi, Friends!

As you’ve heard by now…LA is back, music is back, and so is La Junta–and we’re out hear doubling up on our moves!

Along with moving our monthly Friday night event, PIÑA, to a historic DTLA venue, we’re also taking our signature Sunday tardeadas to a place with a little bit of history and nostalgia for us and our longtime followers:

On Sunday June 27th, we’re returning to the second floor patio bar in Alhambra, (formerly Fronteras Grill) now known as LA CHUPERIA CANTINA!!

La Junta events tripled in size during our June 2014 to June 2016 tenure at this location. This spot was perfect for our ‘little party that could’ and we hadn’t intended to leave there when we did. It’s just that the party gods had bigger things in store for us!

Now that we’ve made it through 15 months of COVID-19 social restrictions, returning to a place where we feel we have roots makes sense and feels really good. We love the idea of enjoying ‘music, friends, and sunshine’ together in a familiar place, after everything we’ve endured. PLUS, for those weary about attending indoor events, this can be your jam since the patio is open-air on three sides.

The day is coming up quickly, so mark the date, make some plans, schedule those babysitters and let’s get back to doing summer right!!

DETAILS

Where: La Chuperia Cantina || 118 W. Main St. Alhambra, CA 91801
21+ || $5 at the door || 4pm-9pm


Check out the Facebook event page for more details!



friday june 18 | piña


Hola, familia!  La Junta crew here, writing this to you with so much excitement!!  We’ve all been waiting with unwavering hope, and now our City of Angels is ever so close to a full reopening after fifteen months of the COVID lockdown…so we have an announcement:

IT’S TIME TO MOVE!!  This has a double meaning for us.  1) We can’t wait to see you and get down on the dance floor with you all, and 2) PIÑA has a new home at La Cita Bar!!

You read that right.  PIÑA moves to DTLA’s most renowned and beloved neighborhood bar, La Cita, on Friday, June 18th!  The evening features La Junta Sound System (deejays degruvme, Yukicito & Glenn Red) playing Cumbia, Salsa, Reggaeton, Samba, and other Afro-Latin rhythms, plus a live performance by the always fun and frenetic LA rockeros, Spaghetti Cumbia!

Gather your dance floor fam, make a plan and we’ll see you on the 18th!

DETAILS

Where: La Cita: 336 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 || 21+|| $10 at the door || 9pm to 2am

Questions you may have:

1.       Are masks required? NO, for fully vaccinated guests. YES, for unvaccinated guests. Honor system encouraged but not enforced.

2.       Do you need to show your vaccination cards? No

3.       Are you doing Temp checks? No

4.       Capacity? La Cita will open at full capacity, approx. 200-250 guests

5.       Will the outdoor bar be available? Yes

**All this information is based on the LA County Dept. of Public Health’s approval to reopen on Tuesday, June 15th with their latest guidelines announced on Thursday, June 10th.