Occur Goes Global - The Music of Colombia

Monday, April 11, 2016 at 5:55 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music “Colombia is magical realism,” claims the tourism website of the South American country. Referring to the enchanted literature of Gabriel García Márquez, the slogan suggests a land beyond the peripheral. One might equate Colombia with the drug wars of yore or of rich coffees. The greatest riches lie within Colombian culture. Here we explore five bands and artists that exemplify magical realism.   Silvestre Dangond Catchy and lively, Silvestre Dangond’s music is considered La Nueva Ola— the new... READ MORE