ZZK Records,  pioneers of the musical movement that gave us amazing mash-ups of electronica and traditional roots music from South America are preparing to delve deep into the Andes, Amazon, and Pacific coast, mantric, profound and sacred music by launching a new imprint: AYA Records. ZZK is starting with Ecuador but their vision extends to encompass the entire Latin American continent. Today, AYA […]

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When we heard the announcement that Nortec would be collaborating in the music for Luzia, Cirque de Soleil’s new show, we could barely contain our excitement. Cirque du Soleil’s upcoming Big Top production LUZIA features original music  by Canadian composer Simon Carpentier, and then passes it through the filter of the electro-pop of Nortec Collective’s Bostich + […]

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Las Cafeteras have been using their music to tell new and different stories  about the Latin/Mexican American/Chicano community since they were formed in Los Angeles in 2008. They have become renowned for spectacular live shows, imbued with an energy that is fiercely compelling, as well as for their vibrant mash-up of son jarocho taken to the Los Angeles […]

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Latino-Brasilian music lovers, Fight Club fans and those of us that love Boogat’s Quebecois-Mexican-Paraguayan take on hip hop and Latin beats, rejoice! Boogat’s new video for ”El Lobo”, 2nd single off Neo-Reconquista is out.   ”El Lobo” is a song that mixes Latin Music, Electronica and Dancehall with a Brasilian Batucada twist. The subject is conflict, in its purest […]

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 25 Latinísimo Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 CHTF Bronzeville | Tempestt Hazel + Sixty Inches From Center Chicago, IL, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 The Stoop – CATCH THESE HANDS – Clarence’s BDAY SHOW. Rosa’s Lounge, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 Zuluzuluu with Thelonious Martin at Subterranean Subterranean, Chicago
Thursday, May 25 A Flor de Piel @ Honky Tonk BBQ Honky Tonk BBQ, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Festival Mole de Mayo 2017 Pilsen 18th Street, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Comparsa de Carnaval! Mask and Puppet-Making with Y no habia luz Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, Chicago
Friday, May 26 Queer Prom 2017 National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Running Street Art Tour National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Ecuador Cooking Class Latinicity, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Chicago House Party with Promo Code SkyDANCE Millennium Park, Chicago
Saturday, May 27 Sabroson! w/ ¡Aparato!, Decima, Mancub, Emerg & Souphonetics ,
Sunday, May 28 ChitChat: Hack Your Period East Room, Chicago
Sunday, May 28 Mujeres Chingonas/ Women Who Kick Ass TBD,
Sunday, May 28 Mole de Mayo Festival 18th Street, Pilsen, Chicago, IL
Sunday, May 28 Celso Piña y su Ronda Bogota w/ special guests Dos Santos and Sonido Vie… Thalia Hall, Chicago
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day – feat. SOULPHONETICS Sportsman’s Club, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 Angela Jackson – ” A Surprised Queenhood” – CSRPC The Seminary Co-op Bookstores, Chicago
Tuesday, May 30 LAST Chance to TRACK ICE! Nontechies & Coders Needed! Merchandise Mart, Chicago
Wednesday, May 31 Loose Ends Dance Party! ,
Thursday, June 1 Community Limpias Tonantzin “Community Arts and Cultural Gallery”, Chicago