Bomba Estereo, Clorofila at the Getty – July 24, 2010

Bomba Estéreo put on an explosive performance at The Getty center. Their blend of latin rock, electronica, rap and cumbia captivated all in attendance young and old. With many loyal fans in attendance, the large court yard became small as hundreds gathered, danced and jumped throughout the performance. Clorofila, member of the original Nortec Collective got the crowd started with a earlier dance music set. It was a perfect musical pairing at the “Saturdays Off The 405” free event hosted by The Getty Center. Read More

Jose Alberto ‘El Canario’ at Steven’s Steakhouse – July 23, 2010

Jose Alberto ‘El Canario’ put on a high-energy performance at the capacity-filled Steven’s Steakhouse on this night. Performing his greatest hits and entertaining the audience in between songs, El Canario kept the extended dance floor filled as the salseros danced to every classic tune. Read More

Festival Colombiano at Pico Rivera Sports Arena – July 18, 2010

Viva Colombia! Pico Rivera exploded with Colombian pride on July 18th at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena. The twelve-hour long festival featured vallenato bands, cumbia villera with Cano 22, dance performances, The Latin Brothers straight from Colombia with Fruko and Los Hermanos Lebron from Puerto Rico. Read More

La Santa Maria, Velorio at La Fonda – July 16, 2010

La Santa Maria has come a long way in a relative short time. Their unique “new cumbia” style takes people off their seats and into the dance floor from the first song to the last.  On this night another great latin band, Velorio performed; each bringing their own followers that quickly merged to create one big party. Read More

Antibalas at the Echoplex – July 15, 2010

Eclectic sounds from Antibalas at the Echoplex. Check out the photos. Read More

Colombian Festival at Whittier Narrows -June 27, 2010

It was a Sunday where after an intense World Cup match between Mexico and Argentina ended in 1-3, we all either celebrated or grieved the defeat Colombian-style at the Whittier Narrows park. The California sun and soft breeze embraced us as we enjoyed some classic vallenato tunes and salsa sabrosa from Yari More y Su Orquesta. Read More