LAMC 2011 is here (July 6-9 @ various NYC venues)
The 2011 Latin Alternative Music Conference will be a part of NYC from July 6th-9th. Tonight (Wednesday, 7/6) is a big free show at Central Park Summerstage with “Spanish music icons Jarabe De Palo, Mexican songstress Ely Guerra, Afro-Peruvian electronica folk artist Novalima and Miami’s DJ extraordinaire Mr. Pauer.” Alternatively Mercury Lounge has a show too. Thursday, after the panels at the Roosevelt Hotel, are shows at SOB’s (badge-holders only) and Bowery Ballroom. Friday, after more panels, is a big free Celebrate Brooklyn show at Prospect Park with Los Lobos and “Mexican indie rock sensation Hello Seahorse!, New York City’s dreamy rock act Zigmat.” Saturday is another big free show at Central Park Summerstage with “Afro-Colombian hip hop act ChocQuibTown, Dominican electro merengue act Rita Indiana, Brooklyn’s funky multi-instrumentalist Ursula 1000 and New York City’s dynamic DJ duo Uproot Andy and Geko Jones (of Que Bajo?!).” It all ends later that night at D’Antigua in Queens with “up and coming homegrown talent featuring Mexican Dubwiser, Elastic Bond, One Chot, Estados Alterados and Una Via” (or at the unofficial closing party back at SOB’s).
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