Iberoamerica Si! Music Festival

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    Caliente la Banda playing the best salsa, DJ Dwight "Chocolate" Escobar, Fiesta Viva Mariachi with Hector Patricio, Oz Locos, Venezuelan Quartet (cuatro, violin, dancers and Venezuelan harp), DJ NAY.E, conga player Daniel Guerrero, trumpet ZONK & MC Rapper George, Quien te Juna? (7-piece band - fusion of funk, rock, murga & candombe), POCHOMAN & DJ's Los Vatos (salsa dura, son cubano, reggaeton & merengue)
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  • About the bands: Dwight "Chocolate" Escobar is by far the best Latin DJ in Australia; he is The connoisseur of afro Cuban and Latin rhythms, mixing Cuban Timba, Latin Rap Hispanic, Hip-Hop and the most exquisite Salsa. Dwight "Chocolate" Escobar has played to large crowds at major Latin events all over Australia and the world and he was a pioneer in the introduction of the Cuban sound to Sydney. Info: djchocolateescobar.com Caliente la Banda playing animating the festival with the best salsa in Sydney. This 5-piece family band has already recorded 2 CD's and plays cumbia, salsa, rumba and songo just to name a few, apart from other traditional Latin American rhythms. Caliente also specialises in more commercial selections of hot Latino artists such as Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez and Santana, and performs originals songs such as "Caliente", "Fiesta Caliente", "No Pasa Nada", La Expresiva", "Candita" and "Desde Arica a Punta Arenas". Info: calientelabanda.com Venezuelan Quartet (Henry Avila, Ivan Vivas Victor Valdes and Daniela Lamberti) performing traditional Venezuelan music such as joropo and llanera music with cuatro venezolano, violin, dancers and Venezuelan harp DJ Nay.E mixing the latest salsa, bachata and merengue hits with the famous conga player Daniel Guerrero and trumpet ZONK plus special guest MC Rapper George (Barbados) Fiesta Viva Mariachi with Hector Patricio playing the most famous Mexican rancheras and mariachi songs. Mariachi is the sum of a cultural revolution expressed through a group of musicians dressed in popular clothing that encompasses the essence of Mexico and its people. It is something spiritual and traditional that is unique, an experience not to be missed. Info: fiestavivaentertainment.com.au DJ's Los Vatos (DJ Chulo and DJ Chich) together created Los Vatos. They are Mexican DJ's playing together for the first time and will be mixing the best selection of salsa dura, son cubano, merengue and reggaeton Pochoman (Cuba) is an amazing rapper who has played with great talents such as Los Van Van and Pit Bull. He is progressively consolidating in the Latin scene with captivating performances. Info: myspace.com/mrpochoman Oz Locos are magically transforming each venue into an unsuspecting sight of a suburban underground hip-hop scene. After their album release they are successfully weaving their way into the Australian market, it is little wonder that Oz Locos have aspired to dominate the international scene. Info: myspace.com/ozlocos Quien te Juna? Is a 7-piece band that is defined by a fusion of rock, funk sca, reggae and murga & candombe (afro-Uruguayan type of music) . These very talented musicians play only original music and lyrics. This is emerging band will sky-rocket in 2009!!!
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