The popular Échale! Latino Music Estyles series of concerts is returning to Pearl this spring and it all begins Friday March 17. It’s a series of free concerts held at the Pearl Amphitheater and its purpose is to celebrate Latin music and promote the preservation of Latin American arts and culture. Original artwork created for Échale! by local artist Cruz Oritz will be onsite and available for purchase
On Sunday March 17 at 5p.m. - Ozomatli and Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta
Ozomatli is a Los Angeles-based band whose music is a combination of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk and others. Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta play a type of mambo influenced by 1940s and 1950s jazz as well as a mixture of mambo and modern rock.
On Friday April 5 at 7p.m. – Bomba Estereo and M.A.K.U Soundsystem
Bomba Estereo was founded in Bogota Colombia and play traditional Columbian music mixed with “electro” and an onstage DJ. M.A.K.U. Soundsytem is a New York-based Columbian band that plays traditional Columbian music combined with synthesizers and jazz, punk and other styles of music.
On Friday May 10 at 7p.m. – Sweet and Tender Hooligans and Mariachi Mystery Tour
Sweet and Tender Hooligans is a tribute band to Morrissey and The Smiths. Mariachi Mystery Tour is made up of the finest mariachis in New Mexico. They blend the music of The Beatles and mariachi.
These concerts are free and open to the public. They are held outdoors at the amphitheater and attendees are encouraged to bring their own seating in case seating is limited.