Aterciopelados Touring the U.S. for the First Time in Three Years

Aterciopelados is heading north of the border…

The Colombian alternative rock band, comprised of Andrea Echeverri and Héctor Buitrago, are touring the United States for the first time in three years.


The tour kicked off on Thursday, October 1, at the House of Blues in San Diego.

Aterciopleados will also appear at L.A.’s Supersonico Festival (October 3).

The tour includes dates in Oakland (October 4), Tucson (October 7), and Atlanta (October 10), and wraps up at the Latin American Festival in Charlotte, NC.

Echeverri and Buitrago will be performing what amounts to a career respective of their work together and from each of their solo projects, which means that the shows will be packed with people singing along as they remember episodes form their youth.

Aterciopelados has received numerous awards, including the Latin Grammy for Best Alternative Album in 2007, for Oye.