Yasser Tejeda in New York City Dominican alternative singer-songwriter Yasser Tejeda plays a special Uptown Nights Latin Music Series show for Harlem Stage, the World Music Institute and Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI). New York Haitian DJ Sabine Blaizin (Oyasound) keeps the room moving with a little Afro-Everything before and after the show at … [Read more...] about Yasser Tejeda Grows Danceable Latin Alternative From Dominican Folk Roots
Latin Rock NYC Archive
The Latin Rock NYC Archive contains New York Latin Culture Magazine's feature coverage of Latin Rock in New York City and around the world since 2012.
Elsewhere is a live music venue, night club and arts space in a converted warehouse in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It has a concert Hall, Rooftop, performance Zone, and lounge Loft. This is one of the houses of Brooklyn cool. The good old days of clubbing are right here, right now. And everyone is welcome. That's really important. Latin Culture Elsewhere Venezuelan … [Read more...] about Elsewhere is a Three-Story Brooklyn House Party
Edna Vázquez is a Mexican mariachi singer-songwriter and LGBT advocate originally from Jalisco, Mexico, the mariachi heartland. She is known as a mariachi singer and you can hear those strains in her music, but Vázquez gathers many different influences into a bluesy personal style that might be called post-mariachi. She is what happens when you leave mariachi-land and that's … [Read more...] about Edna Vázquez Blends Regional Mexican with Folk Pop Rock for Carnegie Hall Citywide at the LGBT Community Center
Gloria Trevi was Mexico's biggest rock star in the 1990s. She was named the "Mexican Madonna" by the press for her naughty image and the taboo topics in her songs. It all seems tame now, but at the time, Trevi's bad girl image was just as shocking as Madonna's, and even more so because the Latin world is generally more conservative. Gloria Trevi News Gloria de los … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Gloria Trevi!
Locobeach is New York Psychedelic Cumbia band. They call their music Psychedelic Disco Cumbia. It's not disco in the traditional sense, but it is dance music. Psychedelic Cumbia brings surf guitar styling to the music of coastal Mexico, Colombia and Peru. It's called "chicha" after the Andean and Amazonian corn beer. Cumbia is fun to dance to. It's a little more relaxed than … [Read more...] about Locobeach Plays Psychedelic Cumbia in the Sultan Room
globalFEST 2023 is a global music conference and showcase during the APAP convention of presenters, artists, and booking agents in January. Global music used to be called world music. It's basically the music of Mother Africa and Asia. globalFEST 2023 globalFESt 2023 brings global classical, cumbia, flamenco, folk, gospel, rock, rhythm & blues, and salsa; to … [Read more...] about globalFEST 2023 Brings Global Music to David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center
Gilberto Gil is a Brazilian music legend and politician known for his work in the tropicália and MPB (Música popular brasileira) pop music movements of the 1960s. He was Brazil's Minister of Culture in the administration of President Lula from 2003-2008. A Son of Bahía Gil was born in Salvador, Bahía, the Brazilian musical heartland in the northeast on June 26, 1942. … [Read more...] about Gilberto Gil is a Samba, Rock, Bossa Nova, MPB Legend
Natalia Lafourcade is a Mexican Pop Rock and Folk singer who is one of the most successful Latin American singers. She blends Pop Rock and Regional Mexican musical traditions. She was born into a musical family in Mexico City in 1984, but considers herself from Veracruz, Mexico's Caribbean gateway city. Her father is French Chilean. Her mother is a pianist. Many Latin … [Read more...] about Natalia Lafourcade Makes Her Carnegie Hall Debut With Music From Her Coming Album
CCCADI's Hurricane Fiona Emergency Relief Fund The CCCADI Hurricane Fiona Puerto Rico Benefit for the Emergency Relief Fund for Caribbean Artists & Cultural Workers supports artists in need who may not be receiving government help. Artists and cultural workers deserve our support because they are the island's soul and the glue of our communities. Culture usually … [Read more...] about The CCCADI Hurricane Fiona Puerto Rico Benefit Supports Caribbean Artists & Cultural Workers at City Winery
Carlos Vives is a Colombian actor and Pop star who popularized Colombian Vallenato Pop music for the new generation. He's had sort of a charmed life, though he surely worked hard for it. Carlos Vives Después de Todo Vives tour brings Colombian Vallenato Pop to Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 8pm (7pm doors). From $61. 🇨🇴 Santa … [Read more...] about Carlos Vives “Después de Todo Vives Tour” Brings Colombian Vallenato Pop Rock to Prudential Center