Latin Alternative Music Fests Warmness Up The Summer Season

Those were the spots for the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), The Ruido Fest, the Nuevo Fest and the celebration of African heritage at the Afro Latino Fest.
With most of the larger summer music festivals pretty much ignoring our corner of the music landscape, a handful of more ambitious festival organizers have found a dedicated audience and tons of Latin alternative bands to fill outdoor and indoor venues.
Latin Alternative Music Fests Heat Up The SummerEnlarge this image toggle caption Felix Contreras/NPR Felix Contreras/NPR”Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the street”Well, maybe not the street but certainly in Central Park in N.Y.C., Addams/Medill Park in Chicago, Fringe Arts in Philadelphia and Bed-Stuy in Brooklyn.
You’ll see that our music boasts probably the most diverse cross section of curious and adventurous music fans of any genre.
Ruido Fest proves once again that music can bridge communities in Chicago, a city that is often in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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