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Los Cenzontles featuring David Hidalgo (of Los Lobos)
October 27, 2012
a fresh Chicano voice for a new generation Los Cenzontles celebrate the release of their brand new album, produced by special guest David Hidalgo of Los Lobos
Saturday, October 27
8pm $30 & 10pm $20
Los Cenzontles (Nahuatl for “The Mockingbirds”) dig deep into cultural traditions, creating a vibrant, contemporary sound infused with the gutsy soul of Mexico’s rural roots. Los Cenzontles (senn-SONT-less) have produced 19 albums with their 20th, Regeneration, coming out on October 9, 2012. The band has performed across the U.S., in Europe, the Dominican Republic, and throughout Mexico; they have collaborated with arists including The Chieftains, Los Lobos, Los Tigres del Norte, Linda Ronstadt, Ry Cooder, David Hidalgo and Taj Mahal, among others. The group's core members also operate Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center in San Pablo, California. The nonproﬁt has been training Bay Area youth in traditional Mexican music, dance, and art since 1994.