Rodrigo and Gabriela

Their press releases read: "Rodrigo (Sanchez) and Gabriela (Quintero) are two fast-fingered, Dublin-based, Mexicans with a unique sound created on acoustic guitars......Rod and Gab are two lifelong heavy metal fanatic Mexicans living in Dublin, Ireland, playing hispano and latin influenced acoustic guitars that come on with the rush of a full rock band, drum kit and all, -- beat both the Arctic Monkeys AND Johnny Cash to number one in the Irish charts."

They played Joe's Pub on August 7th. (I threw a small mention of it in a Sirius playlist). They're back in NYC for a show at SOB's on September 26th. I haven't seen them yet, but people say live is where they really shine. All tour dates below...

September 19 Chicago @ Columbia College
September 20 Chicago, Hothouse - night show @ Old Town School
September 21 Madison, WI, Union Terrace
September 23 Somerville MA, Somerville Theater
September 26 NY, NY - Sounds of Brazil (SOB's)
September 28 Alexandra, VA, Birchmere
September 29 Durham, NC - Duke University
September 30 Charlottesville, VA w/ Los Lobos @ Charlottesville Pavillion
October 01 Charleston, WV - Mountain Stage
October 03 Seattle - KCRW
October 04 Los Angeles - Craig Ferguson & Hotel Cafe San Francisco
October 06 Bloomington, IN - Lotus Festival,
October 07 Bloomington, IN - Lotus Festival,
October 20 Seattle @ Chop Suey
October 21 Vancouver w/ Gomez @ Center for Performing Arts
October 22 Seattle w/ Gomez @ Moore Theater
October 24 San Francisco @ Independent
October 25 San Francisco w/ Gomez @ Warfield
October 27 Santa Cruz @ Kuumba Jazz Center
October 28 LA @ Temple Bar
October 31 Denver w/ Gomez @ Fillmore
November 2 Boulder @ Trilogy Lounge

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