Here’s your essential guide for acts you shouldn’t miss and things you shouldn’t leave at home for the most memorable, safe, and enjoyable time this Saturday and Sunday:
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Fourteen year old Saudi Arabian has been arrested for a video that went viral almost a year ago. The sordid crime? Publicly dancing to the Los del Río one-hit-wonder, Macarena, on the main road in Jeddah. Though admittedly humorous, the issue of his detainment is much more serious than the gleeful and choreographed wiggles would appear to indicate.
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.
Con un concierto en el legendario Hollywood Bowl de Los Ángeles el 9 de agosto, Gente de Zona dará el pistoletazo de salida a la gira "Visualízate Tour" que les llevará durante un mes a actuar en ciudades como Las Vegas, San Francisco, Houston, Miami o Nueva York.
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.
In "Loco Enamorado," Abraham Mateo is accompanied by urban icon Farruko from Puerto Rico in shaping a song the Spaniard defines as "reggaepop," a fusion of the pop that has been his signature music for all his young lifetime, and a reggaeton that is gaining world popularity thanks to the "Despacito" phenom.
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.
Esta es la recomendación semanal de AL DÍA News de la música latinoamericana que deberías estar escuchando en este momento.