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As part of the Tierra + Cosmos // Land + Cosmos Benefit Weekend, please join us for an epic dance party with performances by Anjo King, Luz Skylarker, and Grammy-Award-winning percussionist CQtheDrummer. Food and drinks available onsite for purchase.

Free. No RSVP required.

About the Performers

Camilo Quiñones a.k.a. CQtheDrummer is a multi-talented entertainer/artist specializing in music production, drums, percussion, and DJing. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised on the Afro-Caribbean sounds of the islands, he follows a strong decorated lineage of Quiñones percussionists, his father Tony, uncle Rafael, and highly decorated brother Marc Quiñones.

CQtheDrummer’s production and rhythmic expertise has led to collaborations with Grammy Nominated Producers, El Dusty & Fki1st. As a musician, Camilo Recorded/Performed on Los Lobos’ 2022 Grammy Award winning album Native Sons, as well the 40th anniversary taping of Austin City Limits (ACL Live) with the band, and can regularly be seen collaborating with Ozomatli, El Dusty, Ryan Montano. Also holding endorsements with top brands in the industry like Pearl, Zildjian, and Remo Inc. for over a decade. In addition to touring the United States and performing internationally, Legacy acts like Tito Puente Jr. & Sr., The Allman Brothers, Carlos & Salvador Santana, The Spanish Harlem and Incognito have all invited Camilo to perform with them. CQtheDrummer has produced, hosted, and Performed events in Albuquerque and across the Southwest for over 25 years. Producing music for: Theater Productions, Live Dance performances, TV Commercials, Internet Promotional Campaigns & Independent Artists as well as solo releases, like Beach Cafe Vol 1. & Cruisin Song.

In recent, CQtheDrummer, has begun to perform solo sets that combine DJing while also incorporating the excitement of live & electronic percussion elements, seamlessly blending sounds from all around the world. Different traditional rhythms woven together with an electronic fabric and a modern latin dance twist. Combining danceable rhythm like Afrobeat, dancehall, cumbia, salsa, and samba, with classic R&B, hip-hop, and current chart toppers. His extensive musical palate, production and instrumental performance background help him create an extraordinary dance and listening experience, unique to each performance. IG: @CQtheDrummer Spotify/Apple Music: CQ the Drummer

Anjo King‘s sound is rooted in djing as an intersectional device to engage rhythms of the diaspora. King’s interest holds true to approaching djing as an artist rather than a performer. Approaching djing from an artist perspective provides a unique experience for the audience to engage with sound in a more present way.

Luz Skylarker was raised on a steady diet of Earth Wind and Fire, 2 tone, música romántica and Etta James. When asked about her musical preferences: “my soul sings in 3 genres— rocksteady, cumbia and hardcore— that have helped me find love and appreciation for any music that has depth and ganas.”

In 2022 Skylarker’s sets ranged from reggaetón, bossanova, and salsa to old school, new wave, and 80s pop. She recently jumped into the deep end of the darkwave, psicodelia, and post punk swimming pool and has dug deeper into connecting these distortion and synth driven genres to her musical roots.

Despite her varied musical tastes, her DJ sets revolve around a common rhythm, theme, or vibe for a cohesive sonic experience.

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