The legendary Cuban orchestra Los Van Van returns this weekend to New York to close its US tour featuring a new songstress and a performance of its greatest hits plus a preview of its new project bringing back songs of the 1960s and '70s.
Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
The famous Canadian Band became a fan of the tropical sounds of Bomba Estereo and offered the group to open a couple of concerts for him in Europe.
After leaving their native state of Sinaloa, Mexico, 20 years ago to head north across the border, the cousins Gabriel and Nano Berrelleza founded Los Cuates de Sinaloa, a Mexican "corrido" band that became one of the most popular of its kind on both sides of the border.
This is AL DÍA News's weekly recommendation of Latin American music that you should be listening to right now.
Cuban musician San Miguel Perez, who lives in Los Angeles, presented this week his new disc, "Un Poquito de Amor Everyday," a fusion of the sounds of his native land with rock and pop.
Tepito, located in the heart of Mexico City, is going through a social revolution thanks largely to the urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System, which is out to bring a new reality to a poor neighborhood notorious for violence and drug trafficking.
The festival, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, takes place a few days before the great celebration of Puerto Rican culture in the city, the Puerto Rican national parade.
Thousands of protesters welcomed the US President in a city he once called a “hellhole”. Trump is meeting with leaders of European Union and the NATO military alliance to discuss a new joint coalition to fight Islamic Terrorism. He has been critical of both blocs.
From the iconic photo of the Mexican actors“dream team” to mariachi celebrations, the 2017 Cannes Festival edition has embraced Latin American culture. Mexican director Michel Franco pesented “April’s Daughter,” with Spanish actress Emma Suárez, another vision of yet another Latin American broken family.
The new album of Ozomatli, which is titled "Non-Stop: Mexico to Jamaica" and will be released today, is aimed at showing solidarity with the Latino community.
Nuevas joyas de la música actual latinoamericana, para sumar a un playlist latino diferente.
Alex Lora marks 48 years as Mexico's rock'n'roll idol.His songs have criticized many Mexican presidents and some Americans too.
Four Mexican music stars have no doubt they will find further stars of Mexican regional music on the upcoming television talent show "La Reina de la Cancion" (The Queen of Song).
The five-year ban on US entry imposed on four Mexican actors and comedians who arrived in this country without work visas has sparked sorrow and fear among the community of artists from the US southern neighbor, especially among "mariachi" band members.
About 750,000 undocumented immigrants live in the United States under the DACA program. 23,000 of them live in Pennsylvania. The increase of arrests and the petition of 10 'red' states for the Trump administration to eliminate this program have plagued this community with fear.
Otro Cuatro de Julio acaba de pasar y seguramente muchos lectores estarán de acuerdo en que este año no hubo mucho que celebrar.
Another Fourth of July just went by, and as I’m sure many readers will agree, there wasn’t much to celebrate this year.
While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.
We're two years into the startlingly disappointing
presidency of a man who courted the Latino community with the campaign promise
to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
I've been on an insane Scott Joplin bender for two weeks now. I woke up two Saturdays ago thinking about ragtime and didn't even wait to get out of bed -- I downloaded 37 different rags straight into my iPod and have been obsessively playing them all over and over and over again ever since.