Los Rabanes at The Opera House

The Latin Rock band from Panama Los Rabanes will be performing tonight at The Opera House. As part of their international tour, they will be showcasing their energetic, spicy and summery music for the first time in Canada. In addition, local bands Los Otros and Rice & Mango will part of the line up. Therefor, expect a night of up tempo and dance tunes that will leave you pump and fully charge of good vibes. Start your weekend with this amazing show!  Tickets can be purchase at livegigz.ca


Bumbac Joe: The Hot Revolution

On April 25th Bumbac Joe, Chicago based venezuelan producer and Dj will release his new EP, The Hot Revolution.

Bumbac Joe, né Leopoldo Bello, who has shared turntables with Armand Van Helden and has been featured alongside performers such as Sinkane or Shantel & The Bucovina Club Orkestar, features in his latest EP four tracks with Juan Tomás Martínez on the vocals (former singer and percussionist of world-touring Spanish band Canteca de Macao), singer-songwriter Sarah Marie Gilbert, and the Caracas´ Camerata Infantil choir. Bumbbbbb

The four tracks were mixed by Lodewijk Broekhuizen, Milwaukee based band Twin Brother´s guitarrist.

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Quique Escamilla wins a Juno for World Music Album of the year.

Latin American Quique Escamilla has won a Juno for World Music Album of the year .  His record “500 Years of Night”, showed to be a good example of Escamilla’s talent for composing, producing and recording a full album. Release under Lula World Records, it is his second Canadian production.quique juno

Quique Escamilla’s music is an umbrella of folk, pop, rock, ska, reggae, rap, alternative and traditional music from his native Mexico plus strong lyrics, protest songs charged with poetry and a social message.

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Morgans: Todo Puede Suceder

Morgans is a funky, jazz, rock band based in Madrid, Spain. The band has been hitting the road since 2012. The quartet counts with  groovy guitars, keys, bass & drums. Its members are Juan Manuel Montoya, Víctor Rodríguez, Noel Domínguez, Jesús Iglesias.


Its lead singer has a unique soulful style that grabs one attention on a first listen. Moreover, the bands performance is so solid that it will make its audience groove to each beat.

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Mariana Vega & LAI: Te Seguire

Mariana Vega is a Venezuelan pop singer/song writer. She started  to develop her music skills while going to school in Toronto, Canada. Shortly after, Mariana sang at a friends wedding where she was discover by an A&R. Consequently, her music career started to pick up by releasing a couple of albums and performing many shows. MAriana

In 2014 she released her EP Te Busco. This short list of tracks counted with Oscar D’Leon and LAI (Los Amigos Invisibles) as musical guests. As a result, Mariana won a Latin Grammy the same year within the category of best new artist. Continue reading

Grupo Fantasma: Mulato

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Grupo Fantasma is a nine piece latin funk band based in Austin Texas. The band started in 2000 when two local bands The Blimp and The Blue Noise Band merge together.  Grupo Fantasma has been associated with Prince since the band has backed him on several occasions. The ensemble has sold over 2o,000 albums independently and has had music featured in many popular TV shows. Continue reading

Los Charly’s Orchestra: “Al Ritmo Del Latin Funk”


Los Charly’s Orchestra is a London based collective created, al ritmoproduced & lead by Venezuelan producers Juan Laya & Jorge Montiel. The project Combines a vintage and contemporary sound at once. It is also characterized by a unique edge that blends the Boogie-Disco sound of the 70′s with a seriously Latin perspective.

Over the past few years LCO had produced a series of songs that have become modern stamps of their music. “My Barrio”,  and “Al Ritmo Del Latin Funk” have been given the recognition by entities & personalities of the calibre of NME, Craig Charles (BBC6), Joey Negro, Dimitri from Paris & Norman Jay in between many others due to their authenticity.

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