By David Monnich
Los Lobos Cinco De Mayo Festival
May 5, 2013
Despite the spotty weather, droves of Angelinos headed out to the Greek Theatre on Sunday afternoon for Los Lobos' second annual Cinco de Mayo Festival. Last year's event proved that the East L.A. veteran group are master ... More >>
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It has become difficult to define what Latin Alternative is these days. The genre seems to encompass everything from traditional roots band playing an accordion to a progressive hip-hop MCs to singer-songwriters crooning romantic ballads -- and can be sung in Spanish, English or Spanglish. It's a hy ... More >>
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Better than ... Eddy Grant.
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Solay and his NYC-based Spanglish rockers played a super high-energy s ... More >>
Redemption is what singer-songwriter Gustavo Galindo's first Grammy nomination means to him. He's something of a Mexican John Mayer type -- in both style and appearance -- and is a nominee for Best Latin Pop, Rock, or Urban Album for his 2011 Spanish-language, rock/pop debut album Entre La Ciudad Y ... More >>
Emily ShurXimena Sariñana grew up a child star acting on popular telenovelas in her native Mexico. She then moved to film, followed by a stint at Berklee College of Music. At 25, she's an indie-pop star living fairly anonymously in a new country.
The bilingual Sariñana moved from Mexico Ci ... More >>
Tijuana might be better known right now for its crooked cops and affordable prescription drugs, but Ceci Bastida has been sounding off for the border city's next generation since she was a feisty 15 year-old fronting politically-minded Mexican ska band Tijuana No! (famous for th ... More >>
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Last night the 2009 Latin Grammys--a consistently far more entertaining and classier (and Kanye-free!) event than its gringo counterpart--were celebrated in Las Vegas. The highlight of the evening was a crazy-ass performance by Mexico's legendary Juan Gabriel.
The flamboyant veteran performer, belo ... More >>