Combo Chimbita
Premier Concerts and Manic Presents:

Combo Chimbita


All Ages

General Admission Standing Room Only


Described by NPR’s Alt.Latino as an “otherworldly presence,” Combo Chimbita is the creative unity of Carolina Oliveros (vocals, guacharaca), Niño Lento es Fuego (guitar), Prince of Queens (bass, synthesizers) and Dilemastronauta (drums), who together transcend common concepts of time and nationality.

Afro-Caribbean transcendance, bewildering chants, booming drums and psychedelic distortion lay the rhythmic foundation for IRÉ; a testament to the ever expanding scope of Combo Chimbita’s sonic palette and their modes of resistance in realms both spiritual and terrestrial.

“Within the saga of Combo Chimbita,” reflects Niño Lento es Fuego about each of the band’s releases, “El Corredor del Jaguar (2016) finds this eternal being lost outside their realm and returning to Abya Yala (2017) in order to heal and restore peace to the continent. Ahomale (2019) appears as a guiding energy of resistance and now IRÉ (2022) represents those chosen to lead the revolution and materialize the good fortunes foretold in their divinations.” Like the jaguar before them, Combo Chimbita carries on; delicate, resilient and roaring.

Links: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify


Described as “three-minute scenes that weave together indie pop, classical art song, Broadway musicals” (Hartford Courant) the music of Zanders contains honest lyrics, colorful harmonies, and varying forms. Since the CT/NYC-based group’s release of their third and most recent album, Concentration Sixty-Four (2020) on Funnybone Records, Zanders has evolved into a sincerely theatrical four-piece band featuring Nick Charlton (drums), Kevin O’Donnell (bass), John Rule III (guitar), and Alex Saraceno (piano, lead vocals).

Links: Official Website| Instagram | Spotify

Venue Information:
Space Ballroom
295 Treadwell Street

Hamden, CT, 06514