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I finally saw Ozomatli perform in my San Diego barrio Friday, after years of declaring that I wouldn’t miss their next show. (Shoutout to Barrio Network for the tickets.)

I was already expecting a great show from this band I have been following for years, and was extra stoked since we would be treated with their new single Libertad.

The venue was crowded, everyone in attendance was eager to see the Ozos perform. (Boss man Lalo had told me that the band’s live performances do not disappoint, and indeed it was a riot to see them live.

Noticing the reactions of the crowd around me, Ozomatli’s music resonated with them at a personal level.

For me, hearing Cut Chemist Suite, Cumbia de los Muertos, and Saturday Night took me back to the days where I dreamed about the life I currently have. [Mas…]


You know how it works, with the tracks and the headphones and the mics and the overdubs and the mashup. This project started in East Los with Los Lobos via Playing For Change, a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. ¡Mira La Bamba! How many of these musicians do you know? HINT: Does La Santa Cecilia ring a bell?


The Girl from Ipanema is watching Stevie Wonder.