Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Toromata at 502 Bar, 4/12/12 

"I think and write acoustically, but they turn my songs into something more electric," Azul Barrientos told the Current in this week's issue. "They" are bassist Luis Allejo and guitarist El Shine, the other two members of Toromata, Azul's newest project. Due to "family matters," only El Shine showed up to be with Azul for Toromata's first three shows in SA (Wednesday at Esperanza, Thursday at 502 Bar, and tonight at Limelight).But we got a glimpse of what Azul meant.

For example, she starts with this...

...and the boys turn it into this:

Toromata is a lot more eclectic than these two videos, but if you liked what you heard, show up at Limelight (2718 N St Mary's) tonight at 10 p.m. — Enrique Lopetegui

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation