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Latin Band from Amherst, MA Will travel up to 350 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 3 Reviews
  • 5 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2010
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $900 per event

About Vendor

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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 Six 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 Bennington College, Bennington, VT Hunter Mountain Series, Hunter, NY Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY Skidmore College, Satatoga Springs, NY Pandora's Box, Guatemala City, Guatemala Smith College, Northampton, MA 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 Amherst College, Amherst, MA Marka interprets music and rhythms from all over Latin America (Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Cuba, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, Puerto Rico, etc). Dominican Bachata and Merengue, Latin Jazz, Peruvian Music, Salsa music, Andean Music, Colombian Cumbia, Funk, Jazz, Jibaro, Son Cubano, Venezuelan Joropo, Brazilian Samba and Bossa nova 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.


Check out these verified reviews from bookings on The Bash.

Avg 5.0 | 3 Reviews

Review by DANIELLE C.

Private PartyReviewed on September 13, 2019From Keene, NH

Marka played at my Wedding Weekend welcome party, and WOW! They were so professional and talented. From planning to execution, working with them was a dream. They had my guests up and dancing and having a blast. Thank you Marka for being so awesome!

Review by Tricia M.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on August 1, 2015From Mystic, CT

Terrific night with a very talented band!

Review by Deborah M.

Private PartyReviewed on July 26, 2014From Alstead, NH

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

Song List

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  • Smooth | Santana
  • Black Magic Woman | Santana
  • Evil Ways | Santana
  • Samba Pa Ti | Santana
  • Oye Como Va | Santana
  • Guajira | Santana
  • Europa | Santana
  • Spain | Chick Corea
  • Little Sunflower | Freddie Hubard
  • Affirmation | Jose Feliciano
  • Whats going on | Marvin Gay
  • Llegue | Joe Cuba
  • Tico Tico no Fuba | Zequinha de Abreu
  • La Colegiala | Walter Leon
  • Caballo Viejo | Simon Diaz
  • Chacarera para la Cachi y la Pochichi | Marka
  • Cuando Calienta el Sol | Rafael Gaston Perez
  • Cuando Llueve | Marka
  • Y Nada Mas | Silvio Rodriguez
  • El Cuarto De Tula | Buena Vista Social Club
  • Guataca City | Paquito Rivera
  • Cariñito | Tradicional
  • Moliendo Café | Hugo Blanco
  • Mi Historia entre tus dedos | Gianluca Grignani
  • Verano del 69 | Marka
  • Quiaquenita | Folk
  • Leno Verde | Ernesto Cavour
  • Hembra de Piedra | Marka
  • Estrellas y Coral | Marka
  • Bossa | Marka
  • Bésame Mucho | Consuelo Velazquez
  • Yo Vengo A ofrecer mi Corazón | Fito Paez
  • Black Orpheus | Luis Bonfa


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Date Selected: 9/27/2021

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Past Events

September 13, 2019 • Private Party
Fri7:00 PM - 7:45 PM Keene, NH
July 14, 2018 • Community Event
Sat6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Haverhill, MA
September 24, 2016 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Northampton, MA
August 1, 2015 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat7:00 PM - 12:00 AM Mystic, CT
May 1, 2015 • The O's
Fri9:00 PM - 1:00 AM Sunderland, MA
April 10, 2015 • UMASS
Fri6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Amherst, MA
April 3, 2015 • Smith College Campus Center, Northampton, MA
Fri7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Northampton, MA
July 26, 2014 • Private Party
Sat2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Alstead, NH
July 19, 2014 • Heritage Fest - Pierce Stadium
Sat4:30 PM - 6:30 PM East Providence, RI
June 21, 2014 • Heritage Park
Sat3:00 PM - 9:00 PM Holyoke, MA
October 26, 2010 • Williston Academy - Concert and Workshops
Tue8:00 PM - 2:00 AM Easthampton, MA
October 23, 2010 • Inmaculate Conception Parish, Latin Dance
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Easthampton, MA

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