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Uateke Rock Fest grand debut in Atlanta, Charlotte & Houston Sept 15-17

Uateke Rock Fest grand debut in Atlanta, Charlotte & Houston Sept 15-17

PANTEON ROCOCO * HARAGAN Y CIA * KINKY * INSPECTOR * MEXICAN DUBWISER * DESORDEN PUBLICO * VICTIMAS DEL DOCTOR CEREBRO *  BOSTICH/FUSSIBLE (NORTEC COLLECTIVE) *  LOS RABANES

 

Üateke Rock Fest will make its debut in USA, being celebrated in 3 cities over the weekend of September 15 to 17. The rock festival will make its sensational start with the emblematic ska band Panteón Rococóalong with the presence of great Mexican musical scene protagonists such as the rock and blues group El Haragán & Compañía, the electro-funk of Kinky, directly from Monterrey the presence of Inspector, and the post-futuristic music of electro duo Mexican Dubwiser. These 5 groups will perform in all 3 venues of Atlanta, Charlotte and Houston.

 

Additionally in Charlotte and Houston will also perfom: horror-punk masterminds Víctimas del Doctor Cerebro and Nortec Collective (Bostich+Fussible DJ set); and in Houston, two more bands will be added: the legendary Venezuelan ska band Desorden Público will be joining, performing their rhythm of Jamaican ska for the first time in this city; and direct from Panama the punk-ska-rock band Los Rabanes. This is the first time that all these groups are presented together in these cities: Atlanta - GA on September 15, Charlotte - NC on September 16 and Houston - TX on September 17, all presented by EFC Entertainment; the promoters formed by three veterans in the Latin music industry. The highlighted acts...Panteón Rococó is without a doubt, one of the most important Latin bands, who is celebrating their 22 years of continuously growing and filling stages around the world. Recently, they performed at the Rock al Parque Festival in Colombia collecting praise from both the international press and from the public, who went wild with some of their classics such as La dosis perfectaVendedora de caricias, La Rubia y el demonio and Esta nocheHaragán y Cía has been in the public scene since 1989 and has reflected the reality of the country of Mexico with their Blues, Funk, Reggae, Heavy Metal, Punk, Rock and Roll and Latin Rhythms; becoming recognized in Mexican, American and European levels with great songs like Maria, Él no la mató and No estoy muerto, among others.


Kinky with their music mixing genres such as rock, dance, samba, electronic, funk and techno, as well as incorporating a great influence of Hispanic rhythms, will be premiering their new album Nada Vale Mas que Tu. Some of the most emblematic songs of the regiomontana group include ¿A dónde van los muertos?Después del afterPara que regreses and Presidente, among others.


Inspector will present their known mixed style of ska, reggae and 60
 s rock n roll nostalgia with their own romantic style. They are part of the musical movement called Avanzada Regia, a musical movement from the mid-90 s that was originated in Monterrey and with no doubt one of the most successful bands.

 

Tickets to attend Üateke Rock Fest are on sale starting today through https://www.tickeri.com and at authorized sale outlets. A limited number of early bird tickets will be available at $35.00. For more information about : www.EFCliveusa.com.

LAMC 2017 - Discovery Award:- Jesse Baez + A.CHAL

LAMC 2017 - Discovery Award:- Jesse Baez + A.CHAL

The 18th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) has announced two winners for this year s "Discovery Award:" Jesse Baez & A.CHAL. On Thursday, both artists received the award at the LAMC Indie Showcase at the Highline Ballroom. Previous LAMC "Discovery Award" winners include KinkyCarla MorrisonAstroLos RakasILE, and AJ Davila, providing a springboard into established careers. Referred to as the "Sundance of Latin music," the LAMC serves as a continuous indicator of what is up and coming.



As part of their LAMC "Discovery Award," both A.CHAL and Jesse Baez are taking home a prize package including equipment from Shure, PioneerDJ, Gibson Brands, and Native Instruments.


Jesse Baez is an R&B enthusiast born in Chicago, raised in Guatemala, and currently living in Mexico City, who, at an early age, was exposed to the sounds of Motown. He found his voice through collaborations with different artists and producers. In early 2016, Jesse released his debut EP B A E Z, a collection of seven songs that rapidly positioned him as one of the leading relevant new artists.

Since his debut EP and Billboard hit, Ballroom Riots, Peruvian-born and Los Angeles based singer, songwriter, and producer A.CHAL has been patiently building his fan base with his signature sound. With the support and coverage from the likes of The Fader and Noisey, his impressive debut album Welcome to GAZI, the noteworthy video for "Round Whipping," and his growing touring history, A.CHAL is an artist to watch. 


 
The 18th annual LAMC has been yet another exciting year. With more than 1,000 attendees, the conference provides networking opportunities with leading artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, marketers, managers and programmers, in addition to the LAMC concerts and showcases across New York City.

Los Dells Festival the first Multi-Genre Latin Music Festival in the midwest unveils their stellar lineup

Los Dells Festival the first Multi-Genre Latin Music Festival in the midwest unveils their stellar lineup

This morning, organizers behind Wisconsin s Los Dells Festival, the first multi-genre Latin music fest in the Midwest, unveiled their stellar lineup with some of the world s biggest Latin names with headlining performances by internationally known Rock-pop megastars MANA, reggaeton faves DADDY YANKE and NICKY JAM, norteño music ambassadors LOS TUCANES DE TIJUANA and super star and TV personality LARRY HERNANDEZ.

 

Additionally, Mexican pop artists and Latin Grammy winners REIK, Puerto Rican rapper, singer, and record producer WISIN, alongside with other great artists like electro band KINKY, pop sensation SOFIA REYES, norteño bandLOS DAREYES DE LA SIERRA, bandleader QUANTIC andemerging pop artistTHOMAS AUGUSTO will also be part of the anticipated festival to take place on Labor Day weekend, September 2nd and 3rd at the Woodside Ranch in Wisconsin, just 10 miles north of Wisconsin Dells. 

 

Additional stellar artists will be announced in mid-July. The festival s first year makes an outstanding debut with multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award®-winning rock band, Maná, the most widely sold and heard Latin band in the world and Latin Rock s most engaging arena-level live band. Longtime cultural ambassadors and powerful social advocates in the States, Maná holds in the U.S. an impressive nine #1 albums and ten #1 singles - more than any other band in the history of Billboard s "Hot Latin Songs" chart. Daddy Yankee, worldwide known for his album "Barrio Fino", the top-selling Latin music album of the decade of 2000 and his acclaimed megahit "Gasolina", which is credited with introducing reggaeton to audiences worldwide and making the music genre a global phenomenon. Since then, he has sold over 18 million albums and reached the top charts with numerous hits. Currently, in collaboration with Latin pop singer Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee released the mega hit single "Despacito" and became the first song primarily in Spanish to hit number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 since 1996. The official video on YouTube has received more than 2 billion views only 3 months after its release. Nicky Jam one of the biggest names in reggaeton, with multiple prestigious awards, including the Latin Grammy, the Latin American Music Award and Billboard Music Award among many many others. His recent hit "El Amante" featuring J Balvin, was released late January of this year and has more than 660 million views. Los Tucanes De Tijuana arecreators of  el tucanazo , a fast-paced and energetic music and dance that has gained the group international recognition and made them one of the most beloved Norteño bands of all time. With more than 30 certified Platinum albums, 69 radio hits on Billboard Latin charts, and multiple nominations for the Grammy and Latin Grammys, they are by far the global ambassadors of Norteña music, corridos and ballads. 

 

Los Dells Festival 2-day passes will go on sale this Thursday, June 29 at 11:00 AM CDT via www.losdells.com.There will be a limited number of early bird tickets for Thursday.  GA tickets start at $145.00 & VIP tickets start at $299.00. For more information go to the festival website.  Festival attendees will have the option to camp on-site or stay at one of the numerous hotels and resorts near the site. For more information on camping opportunities and VIP packages you can go to www.losdells.com. In addition to the remaining artists that will soon be announced, the festivalwill feature art installations, a Ferris Wheel, and a vast culinary program in a pristine, wooded land surrounded by awe-inspiring landscapes. 

 

The Los Dells Festival is spearheaded by Damon Zumwalt, founder and CEO of Contemporary Services Corporation, and supported by an experienced group of hometown and national event producers, including some of the organizers behind the successful Life is Beautiful Festival held in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Chilean queen of Electro-pop JAVIERA MENA announces U.S. summer tour

Chilean queen of Electro-pop JAVIERA MENA announces U.S. summer tour

The Latin Grammy-nominated Chilean singer, producer, songwriter, and musician extraordinaire Javiera Mena announces her 2017 U.S. Summer tour with eight confirmed festival and club dates in the east coast, west coast and Mid-west, starting July 8th in Chicago, IL with her debut at Ruido Fest. 

 

The electro-pop diva s U.S. tour will also include her debut at Philadelphia s Nuevo Fest on July 16th and her return to the annual Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) in New York City on July 13th at the Highline Ballroom. Mena last toured the U.S. in 2016 in support of her critically acclaimed fourth album Otra Era, which included a Red Bull 30 Days In L.A. showcase.

 

Over the course of the past seventeen years, Javiera Mena has proven herself to be one of the leading stars of electro-pop music in Latin America. The Santiago, Chile-based artist s live performances, which include stunning projections, live dancers, costume changes, light shows, and a full band, are visual and audible spectacles that have gained her a cult following in the electronic dance music community.


Since the release of her first album Esquemas Juveniles in 2006, Mena has toured throughout Latin America, the United States, and Spain, performing at world-renowned festivals such as Lollapalooza (Chile), Vive Latino (Mexico), Primavera Sound Festival (Spain), Corona Capital (Mexico), Viña del Mar International Song Festival (Chile) and SXSW (USA). Her contagious mix of electro pop, house music, and dreamy vocals has gained her a strong following on social media and millions of views on YouTube for dance-floor ready singles such as "Luz de Piedra de Luna", "Sincronía, Pegaso", and "Espada". Mena s career reached new heights in 2015 when she was awarded a Latin Grammy nomination for the title track off her most recent album Otra Era. 


July 8 -  Ruido Fest Festival, Chicago, IL
July 14 - Tropicalia, Washington, DCJuly 15 - DROM, New York, NY
July 16 -  NuevoFest, Philadelphia, PA
July 18 - Nectar Lounge, Seattle, WA
July 20 - Brick and Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco, CA 
July 21 - Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles, CA

 

Global premiere of Alex Anwandter s new video

Global premiere of Alex Anwandter s new video

An ambitious album that reads both like a diary and a political manifesto, a record that crosses a spectrum of musical influences...while managing the very rare feat of feeling both deeply personal and inspired by a greater social purpose. It s a tremendous, very human album." KCET


International Premieres On: 

Remezcla (U.S.). Sopitas (Mexico)
Billboard (Argentina) Noisey (Colombia)
Puerto Rico Indie (Puerto Rico) Plan Arteria (Ecuador)
Jenesaispop (Spain) Dance to the Radio (Costa Rica)
Gato Sordo (El Salvador)

Alex has been hailed by Time Magazine as Chile s Prince of Pop, and his latest album Amiga was named Rolling Stone s #1 Latin Album of 2016 and received multiple Latin GRAMMY nominations. Alex s award-winning directorial debut, Nunca Vas a Estar Solo, became another platform on which he speaks to LGBTQ rights. 

The critically-acclaimed singer, songwriter, and producer became the biggest winner at this year s Pulsar Awards with 4 wins and 6 nominations, including
"Album of the Year" and "Best Pop Artist."

"A tribute to the world s maligned and ignored...Amiga is about how pop music can provide short-lived liberation from suppression." ROLLING STONE

Listen to Amiga on SpotifyiTunesAmazonTidal, or wherever you stream music.

 

Victimas Del Doctor Cerebro, masters of the punk-horror performances, launch new album and announce U.S. tour

Victimas Del Doctor Cerebro, masters of the punk-horror performances, launch new album and announce U.S. tour

Las Víctimas del Doctor Cerebro, one of the most distinctive bands since the 90 s in Mexico and pioneers of a unique sound that mixes ska, punk rock and heavy metal as well as experimental electro-pop, released their ninth album titled El Rey De Los Monstruos (Cerebro Records/Dragora), and shortly after announced their tour in Mexico, Argentina and the USA.


With more than 25 years of career and 10 productions that have left their mark, the group originally from the State of Mexico, emphasizes with this new album their hard rock roots with songs like "Godzilla" and "Frankenstein", while the lyrics and rhythms in their first single "Diablo Adentro" are more playful, dipping into electronic. The origins of the group in ska are highlighted and renewed in their second single titled "Love". 


The popularity of Víctimas del Dr. Cerebro has remained constant throughout the years and hits like "El Esqueleto" are already part of the classic Mexican rock song playlist of the 90 s. Other memorable hits such as "Ya Tus Amigos" "Ella Se Muere" "Cadáver Del Amor" y "Humanos", among others, are a must in their concert set lists.


Also known for their spontaneity, energy and their scenic shock-rock, Víctimas del Dr. Cerebro was founded by father and son, Jesus Flores "El Chipotle" (keyboards, voice and saxophone) and Ricardo Flores "El Abulón" (voice and keyboards), after being part of the group Tecnopal. Later, the band united with two more brothers, Arturo Flores "El Tuco" (bass) and Daniel Flores "El Ranas" (guitars), known as the youngest of the Flores Clan. After a few updates in the bands lineup with other participating musicians, the current group is now also formed by Adrián Toussaint (guitar) who is currently the musical director of La Barranca, and Julián André (drums), who has also participated as a drummer with Cecilia TouissantAlfonso Andre, and in La Barranca.


The USA tour kicks off in July with performances in Ruido Fest on July 9 in Chicago and Wuateke Rock Fest in Atlanta and Houston in September, among other performances throughout the country. To see the tour dates

Listen to El Mató A Un Policía Motorizados new single

Listen to El Mató A Un Policía Motorizados new single

 

El Mató a Un Policía Motorizado, past winners of the LAMC "Artist Discovery Awardand cover on Rolling Stone Argentina, are back with the new single "El Tesoro" from their upcoming album La Síntesis O Konor - set to be released June 23rd worldwide. 

"The most important indie band in Argentina." - Rolling Stone

 "El Tesoro" is a poetic love letter giving way to the rest of the album s signature sound. Since their critically acclaimed debut, the band continues with the characteristic charm, intricately crafted melodies, and profound-yet-simple lyrics that have catapulted them into growing stardom.

“The artful simplicity encompassed proves to be pretty damn good.” - MTV 

"This music transcends language barriers." - SLUG Magazine

CelticTrip presenta su primer video

CelticTrip  presenta su primer video

 

CelticTrip is a band formed by six guys living and breathing for music. Each musician comes from completely different musical backgrounds such as jazz, classic music, rock & roll and many others. These talented young men generate an explosion of different cultures in which they put into their fusion and interpretation of Celtic music. With a new and diverse approach "CelticTrip" is born, offering  diverse instruments and musicians, which combined, will give you an unforgettable musical experience. 


Celtic Trip is the first single from the band which is available now on all digital platforms. The group is currently in the studio producing an EP, which will continue to delight with Celtic music in addition to a promotional and live performance tour.

 

First major latin Music & Arts Festival in the midwest, LOS DELLS FESTIVAL, announced

First major latin Music & Arts Festival in the midwest, LOS DELLS FESTIVAL, announced

 

La zona central de EE.UU. le da la bienvenida al primer Festival multi-género de Música & Arte Latino - Los Dells Festival- en Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin el 2 & 3 de septiembre de 2017. El festival incluirá algunos de los nombres más importantes del rock latinoamericano, reggaetón, pop y norteño/regional. A principios de junio se anunciará la lista de artistas estelares que participarán en el festival, en el cual habrá exhibiciones de arte, juegos de carnaval y un programa culinario amplio. Todo ello contribuye a que sea un festival cultural imperdible en este verano y uno de los festivales de música latina más grandes que se vislumbran en el país.

 

Al frente del festival se encuentra Damon Zumwalt, fundador y director general de Contemporary Services Corporation, los que este año celebran su 50° aniversario. Zumwalt cuenta con el respaldo de un grupo de productores y promotores de eventos locales y nacionales con amplia experiencia, incluyendo algunos de los organizadores del exitoso Festival Life is Beautiful en Las Vegas.  Los Dells Festival tendrá lugar en Woodside Ranch, un lugar de 1500 acres de tierra privada, arbolada y prístina. El público que acuda al festival tendrá la opción de acampar y hospedarse en el lugar mismo o cerca del evento o quedarse en uno de los numerosos hoteles o complejos turísticos. Wisconsin Dells, reconocido como uno de los lugares de atracción familiar más grandes en la zona central del país y como la "capital de los parques acuáticos del mundo" lleva su nombre por la quebrada de 5 millas, de origen glaciar, que presenta unas formaciones increíbles de piedra arenisca a lo largo de las orillas del Rio Wisconsin. Esta región, reconocida por sus paisajes emblemáticos y su belleza inspiradora, cuenta con más habitaciones de hotel y opciones de alojamiento que cualquier otra área en el estado (más de 10.000).

 

Además se encuentra en un lugar central entre todas las zonas urbanas más importantes del centro del país, lo que convierte a esta región en un lugar ideal para un festival de música multicultural a gran escala. Cuando alguien le mostró este terreno de 1500 acres en Wisconsin por primera

   
  Damon Zumwalt

vez a Zumwalt hace más de quince años y él vio los campos exuberantes rodeados por bosques, inmediatamente visualizó llevar a cabo un festival de música.  Con el nombre de Contemporary Services Corporation la empresa de Zumwalt [servicios de seguridad y control de multitudes durante eventos] trabaja en más de dos docenas de festivales anuales importantes en todo el país y para él la belleza natural de Wisconsin Dells es un buen rival para los mejores festivales.  "Fui muy afortunado de poder adquirir esta propiedad increíble que se presta para deportes y entretenimiento. Es uno de los mejores sitios que jamás he visto para un posible festival de música. Y sentimos que muchos de los latinos que viven en esta región no han tenido la oportunidad de ver muchos grupos excelentes de música en un mismo festival y en el ambiente indicado; queremos acercarles excelente música combinándola con un recuerdo y experiencia de un festival inolvidable". Cuando se le preguntó por qué decidió lanzar un festival de música latina, Zumwalt dijo: "Me crié en San Diego, una ciudad fronteriza. Asistí a la escuela en una zona latina y muchos de mis amigos más cercanos eran latinoamericanos o mexicanos.

 

Como vivíamos a tan solo 10 millas de México, mis amigos y yo solíamos cruzar la frontera para disfrutar de la comida, el entretenimiento y la cultura de nuestros vecinos del sur. Desde ese momento siempre tuve una gran afinidad con el idioma y la música y mantengo una relación estrecha con la comunidad latina. En la universidad mi énfasis académico fue el idioma español y más tarde me casé con una mexicana, con quien formé una familia. El entretenimiento latino me pareció ser una progresión natural".


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