"We sing songs of healing," says frontman Titos Sompa. The crowd lets out a collective sigh. "Music is a cultural experience. When we know each other, that is the most beautiful thing." Emphatic nods all around.
"See, it feels good," reiterates the turbaned Latina, who begins to sound suspiciously like a cult member.
"Do you believe in UFOs?" I ask low enough so as not to be overheard by the surrounding tables.