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In their third festival appearance, Cimarrón performs "Joropo Quitapesares" which is an example of the traditional joropo music. It involves quick, complex, and aggressive rhythms which are notorious in this style.
Introduction to the Southeastern Plains
Joropo Dance in Colombia
Music Research in the Colombian Plains
Joropo Music and Dance with Grupo Cabrestero
Bandola demonstration by Félix Chaparro Rivas
Cimarrón Performance at Festival
Members of Cimarrón discuss Llanero (Plains) Music
Cimarrón Performs "El Guate" (The Foreigner)