VENUE AND EVENT INFO
In collaboration with The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture, two Grammy Award winning East Los Angeles based groups La Santa Cecilia and Quetzal will combine efforts to present; Music From Below: A History and Future of Chicano Music . As two of the most important groups to emerge from the Chicanx community, Quetzal and La Santa Cecilia are uniquely positioned to present this night of songs and multi-media history highlighting important yet, under recognized contributions of Chicanx musicians and songwriters in the landscape of popular music and social justice movements. This historic concert and collaboration will offer up stories and songs past and present that originated along and across imaginary and physical borders. The diverse repertoire will represent and span the history of US/Mexico relations and will feature important compositions from artists such as Don Tosti, Lalo Guerrero, Lydia Mendoza, Los Lobos, Alice Bag and Las Hermanas Herrera to name a few.