Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Echale! Latino Music Estyles featuring Ozomatli

Posted on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 4:00 AM

click to enlarge Courtesy
  • Courtesy
Critic's Pick Release Date: 2011-03-16

In conjunction with the official opening of the Park at Pearl, the quickly growing complex launches a free, six-part concert series focusing on “genre-bending Latin music.” Taking off with an impressive bang, three-time Grammy-winning Los Angeles-based multi-cultural rockers Ozomatli (the band takes its name from the Nahuatl word for the Aztec astrological symbol of the monkey) headline Sunday’s bill with support from La Santa Cecilia (who’ve been described as “The Patron Saints of Genre-Bending” by “Ask a Mexican!” columnist Gustavo Arellano) and Mexico City’s Lázaro Valiente, a recording artist who’s currently in residence with Andy Benavides and SmartArt. Since there’s no guarantee the 1,000-seat Pearl Amphitheater won’t reach capacity, guests are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Beer, wine, tequila, a raw bar, and a street food station will be offered by La Gloria and Sandbar, but snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are also permitted. Free (parking available in the Kohler garage), doors at 6:30pm, Pearl Brewery, 200 E Grayson, atpearl.com.

Tags: , ,

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.

Speaking of Critic's Pick, Event Preview

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 2, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

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

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation