Shake your skeleton at the 24th annual Day of the Dead celebration which conjures up ghoulishly good band Bomba Estereo as headliner of Noche de los Muertos. Additional main stage artists include Bratty, Camila Fernández and Banda Las Angelinas for the night.
Bomba Estereo is an iconic band that has been making waves in music with their diverse sounds. This Noche de los Muertos, they will deliver more than just music to the Mexican celebration with indigenous origins, they will be bringing euphoric energy to the stage. It’s led by the singer, artist, and songwriter from Santa Marta, Li Saumet, who has marked a unique style in Latin American music with her lyrics, and musician Simón Mejía, who innovated with distinctive electronic sounds since the band’s inception.
Alternative singer raising spirits at Noche de los Muertos will be Jennifer Juárez, better known as Bratty. The Sinaloan, Mexican singer has stood out with her unique voice and thought provoking lyrics, setting her apart from the crowd; in 2023 Bratty was the only Mexican-born artist set to perform at the famous Coachella music festival. Bratty’s fan base is rapidly growing with the development of her music, attributable to her personality transcending through each one of her songs.
The pop-regional soul joining the lively evening is Camila Fernández, a renowned singer hailing from Guadalajara, Mexico. With a musical style spanning pop and regional Mexican genres, Camila Fernández proudly represents the esteemed Fernández family, a prominent musical dynasty rooted in Mexico. Connected to her Mexican heritage, Fernández has carved her path by engaging in collaborations with artists from diverse corners of the world and various genres, lending her voice even to timeless classics.
Adding to the vibrancy of the day’s festivities, we have Banda Las Angelinas, a Sinaloan-style all female band from East Los Angeles. The women’s group stands out for challenging norms within the Regional Mexican genre, aiming to make it in a historically male dominated music genre. United by their love of music, these women are on a mission to touch people’s hearts and foster a sense of unity within the community through their remarkable talents.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (9am-3pm) Experience the beauty of cultural rituals and artistic performances in the warm embrace of the sun. Delight in the enchanting Children’s Village and explore over 150 Aztec dancers and performers on four spectacular stages. Indulge in delectable food, captivating crafts, and the spirit of togetherness. Los Angeles’ popular DJs, from Altura art gallery studio space located in Lincoln Heights, are set to fuse their beats at the daytime event. Among them are DJ Fuego, celebrated for his residencies at renowned bars, and DJ Fondo, co-founder of the monthly cumbia dance party collective ¡Dinamita!, in addition to Disco Rolas & DJ Cozmic Vibes.
NOCHE DE LOS MUERTOS (5pm-12am) As the sun sets, the festivities reach new heights. Prepare to be mesmerized by the electrifying beats of Bomba Estereo, as they ignite the night with their sensational music. Join the jubilant crowd as we dance under the stars, celebrating life and paying tribute to our beloved ancestors. For the nighttime event you can look forward to beats presented by Nochenegra, a vinyl party founded by DJ Mar, along with the opportunity to see DJ El Keamo play as well.
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