Café Tacvba is widely recognized as the leading alternative rock band in Mexico & one of the most influential alternative groups from Latin America, leading a nonconformist music movement with its mix of elements such as rock, indigenous folk, electronic music & punk. With a career spanning 30 years, they continue to expand a massive audience of devoted fans throughout the Americas, Europe & beyond. They have won multiple Latin Grammys & a Grammy, their album "Re", was named as the "Latin rock album number one of all time" in 2013. (Rolling Stone). Beginning in the 80s as a garage band of graphic design students in the Satélite neighborhood, in Mexico City, it took the name of Café Tacuba (later changed to Cafe Tacvba) in 1989, when the lineup solidified. Today is still in force with Rubén Albarrán on vocals/guitars, guitarist José Alfredo Rangel (Joselo), bassist Enrique Rangel (Quique) & keyboardist Emmanuel del Real (Meme).
Café Tacvba’s 2019 Tour celebrates the band’s 30th Anniversary & includes a stop in Des Moines at the historic Val Air Ballroom on Friday August 30th. Tickets on sale this Friday at 10am at Ticketmaster.com