Ozomatli To Honor Florida Farm Laborers in Concert

Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  News Photo by Sandra Dahdah   Genre-hoppers Ozomatli have always lent a hand to worthy causes. They've commemorated in song historic occurences like the rebuilding of New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina and immigrant marches in Los Angeles. Now they're shining a light on the lives of farm laborers in Florida.   The Latin rock-rap-funk fellas are teaming with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to celebrate these employees and to encourage Wendy's and Publix to rethink their produce purchasing. The March 21 event... READ MORE

Oye! 7 Spanish-Language Bands You Need To Know

Monday, February 2, 2015 at 5:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music   Genre-benders Calexico just dropped a catchy new single, “Cumbia de Donde,” ahead of their April album, Edge of the Sun. They are just one of many bands that sing in Spanish that have crossover appeal. Here are 10 more artists en fuego you need to hear.   Delta Venus   Think of these Argentinians as the Phoenix of America del Sur. Each song on their self-titled debut LP takes on a different character, and under the production of MGMT’s... READ MORE