Concert Crowd

We lit in Chicago, y’all, and September is killin’ it with spectacular concert announcements including this: 8 Nation & Rock & Roll Circus present the Latino Indie Caravan Tour on Thursday, September 29 at Joe’s Bar. The lineup features La Gusana Ciega, Siddhartha and Porter with DJ Resistol Cincomil! What the what?! Yasss! LA GUSANA CIEGA SIDDHARTHA […]

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DS Promo_1 (fonografic)

Press Release Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta sophomore release—Fonografic—is a gritty and electrifying ride. Out October 1st, 2016 on Electric Cowbell Records, this new EP pushes the Chicago-based band’s signature formula of guitar-heavy, percussion-driven sounds further into the fierce sonic terrain of traditional Latin rhythms and hard-hitting funk and soul. A danceable record with intense grooves, […]

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Looking for advice ? Do you have any burning questions that need answers? Ask our resident güey!   Oye Güey , Why are people obsessed with Pokemon? Pikanomames   Luddita, Mira, you are currently seeing a rise in popularity of Pokemon because in 1998 a majority of millennials were chamac@s and therefore highly susceptible […]

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Welcome back to another installment of The Good, The Bad (either Michael-Jackson-bad or Michael-Bay-bad) and The Ugly (a name I am somewhat regretting because Clint Eastwood). This week we feature a film called “La Novia” out of Spain by way of director Paula Ortiz. It will be screening at the Gene Siskel Film Center from […]

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We don’t take for granted any and all opportunities to focus on all the powerful queens creating music, sounds and movements across the world, so, when it appears on our own turf we’re ready to give it the spotlight it deserves. This year’s Pilsen Fest, much like other years, esta heavy with reinas making their […]

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99-pound Mexican Olympic gymnast Alexa Moreno responded to cruel body-shaming after her performance in this summer Olympics. The 22-year-old, who gave a satisfactory performance in five events that few Mexican athletes participate in, hit back at internet trolls, stating, ‘Soy mexicana y luzco como mexicana. No pueden esperar ver a una rubia.” (“I’m Mexican and I look Mexican. […]

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Upcoming Events

facebook_event_152781818488569 Friday, August 26 Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee
facebook_event_1539690633004925 Friday, August 26 Latin Rhythms at Chicago Summer Dance 格兰特公园, Chicago
facebook_event_287588991601455 Friday, August 26 Maria Gaspar: On the Border of What is Formless and Monstrous – opening reception Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago
facebook_event_1663673347291654 Friday, August 26 TheWHOevers with The Highest Low, Neak & Retrospect at Subterranean Subterranean, Chicago
facebook_event_624137211089414 Saturday, August 27 Villapalooza: Little Village Music Fest 2016 26th Street & Central Park Avenue / Little Village, Chicago, IL,
facebook_event_1057307194340750 Saturday, August 27 Afro-Latin Series: Rumba Cubana con Iré Elese Abure Julia de Burgos Park, Chicago
facebook_event_286004285108798 Saturday, August 27 Peace on the Beach – Free event Humboldt Park Beach, Chicago
facebook_event_269598580058691 Saturday, August 27 Sones de México at SummerDance! Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1099930353402761 Saturday, August 27 Puppet Meltdown 2016! Elastic Arts, Chicago
facebook_event_246965642325470 Saturday, August 27 Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour – Chicago, IL United Center, Chicago
facebook_event_1070657709672498 Saturday, August 27 African Caribbean Music Boat Party River City Marina, Chicago
facebook_event_1123358224406317 Saturday, August 27 CumbiaSazo! Dance Party ft. Deltatron (Lima, Peru) + Turbo Sonidero Double Door, Chicago
facebook_event_672246706263027 Sunday, August 28 Chicago Trans Pride Beach Party 2016 Hollywood Beach, Chicago, Chicago
facebook_event_973511776099484 Sunday, August 28 Sangria Festival Chicago & Live Music 3015 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622, United States,
facebook_event_823772137727792 Monday, August 29 Yollocalli Fundraiser- SAVE THE DATE! ,
Source: Wikimedia Commons/Adam Jones Monday, August 29 Pilsen Economic Development & Housing Planning Meeting La Casa, Chicago
facebook_event_592279267611580 Wednesday, August 31 Velada acústica UNAM Campus Chicago, Chicago
facebook_event_167554803673769 Wednesday, August 31 International Overdose Awareness Day La Catrina Cafe, Chicago
facebook_event_304408509892313 Wednesday, August 31 Johnny Blas & his Afro-Libre Orquesta – World Music Wednesday Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N. Lincoln, Chicago
facebook_event_163653597380507 Thursday, September 1 38th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Millennium Park, Chicago
facebook_event_1607437909567982 Thursday, September 1 MEX talks IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association, Chicago