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.

Café Tacvba Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary with a U.S. Tour

Café Tacvba is ready to celebrate a major milestone on the road…

The iconic Mexican band will celebrate its 25th anniversary with more than a dozen tour dates beginning with a stop in Miami on October 16.

Café Tacvba

The band was founded in 1989, and since then has had the same musical lineup. Members include of Rubén Isaac Albarrán Ortega (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Emmanuel “Meme” del Real Díaz (keyboards, piano, programming, rhythm guitar, melodica, vocals), José Alfredo “Joselo” Rangel Arroyo (lead guitar, vocals), and Enrique “Quique” Rangel Arroyo (bass guitar, electric upright bass, vocals). Mexican folk music player Alejandro Flores is considered the honorary 5th tacubo, as he’s played tviolin in almost every Café Tacvba concert since 1994

The 20re — ct25 Tour will feature the Latin alternative band performing some of its biggest hits as the group tours across the U.S., hitting Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas and San Francisco.

Before their tour officially begins, the band will also appear at the Supersonico Festival in Los Angeles on October 11, where they will perform with major acts like Calle 13, Ana Tijoux, Bomba Estereo, La Vida Boheme and La Santa Cecilia.

Additional dates will be announced at a later date.

The current tour stops include:

Oct.16 – Miami @ Olympia Theater
Oct.17 – Atlanta @ Center Stage
Oct.18 – Washington, D.C. @ Lincoln Theatre
Oct.19 – New York @ Stage 48
Oct. 22 – Chicago @ Portage Theater
Oct. 23 – Wichita, Kansas @ Hartman Arena
Oct. 24 – San Antonio @ Aztec Theater
Oct. 25 – Dallas @ Southside Ballroom
Oct. 26 – Houston @ Bayou Place
Oct. 27 – El Paso @ El Paso Coliseum
Oct. 29 – Las Vegas @ Brooklyn Bowl
Oct. 30 – San Francisco @ The Masonic