Free and open to the public! LatiNxt Presented by Xfinity takes place at Navy Pier on Friday and Saturday, June 14 & 15, and it’s a celebration of Latin music featuring local, national and international artists who are exploring new ways of connecting traditional Latin music with modern sounds. The festival will be hosted by MCs Logan Lu and Pinqy Ring. Check out the lineup and full schedule below or here. Also, make sure to click on each artist’s name for more information.
LATINXT 2019 LINEUP & SCHEDULE
Friday, June 14, 2019
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Location | Polk Bros Park
12pm-6pm – El Mercadillo – Latinx Artisan Market
12pm-6pm – Latinx Zine Expo hosted by Vicko Alvarez
1:00pm-4:30pm – Artist Panels (Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion)
Keeping it local: Thriving in Today’s Chicago Latin Music Community
Time: 1:00-2:00 Moderator: Sandra Treviño – Local ins and outs about thriving in Chicago, its labels, the venues and media outlets.
The Latin Music Renaissance: How Latinx Artists Are Redefining the Music Industry and Breaking Borders
Time: 2:15-3:15 Moderator: Catalina Maria Johnson– How the Latinx community internationally is shaping the creative industries and demolishing traditional borders. How has this shaped record labels, the Latin explosion and what is next.
When Music is Gendered: Women and Non-Binary Artists Speak
Time: 3:30-4:30 Moderator: Vicko Alvarez – Challenges and building more femme DJs & producers in the Latinx scene.